SDCI customer service areas remain closed until further notice and continue offering services online. King County has approval from the State Department of Health to allow all private construction activities that are low-risk and adhere to strict COVID 19 Job site Requirements. The City of Seattle has issued requirements for construction projects seeking inspections. The City WILL NOT INSPECT any site that does not follow these requirements.
Summary: Wood-burning stoves and other solid fuel burning appliances, such as pellet stoves and fireplace inserts, can be used to heat homes in Seattle. To assist homeowners in being sure these stoves are installed safely, the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) has prepared this information sheet on installation and permit requirements for wood and other solid-fuel burning appliances.
Date Revised: 12/13/2004