Building Permits & Inspections

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The Building Department has the responsibility for administration and enforcement of building and site development requirements as adopted by the Moses Lake Municipal Code.

Building Permit Form

The Building Permit Application is used for most building permits, including grading, change of occupancy, tenant improvement, and manufactured home placement.

Mechanical Permit

On new construction, the mechanical permit costs are included in the total valuation of the project. A separate mechanical permit application is required when the work is limited to these areas or when the work is included in a building remodel.

Plumbing Permit

On new construction, the plumbing permit costs are included in the total valuation of the project. A separate plumbing permit application is required when the work is limited to these areas or when the work is included in a building remodel. 

Cargo Container Placement Permit

Placing a cargo container as a storage container requires a conditional use permit and a placement permit. After the conditional use permit is approved, use this form to apply for placing the container.

Demolition Permit

Demolishing a building requires a demolition permit.

Fence Permit

A fence permit is required before installation of any fence. There is no fee for fences under 7' tall.

Sign Permit

All new and replacement signage, except for changing out faces, requires a sign permit. Note that the completed submittal checklist (page 2) is part of the application.