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The Building Division ensures the safety and welfare of those who live, work and visit Wenatchee by regulating the construction, use and occupancy of buildings and structures. Building Division staff ensures that building, mechanical, plumbing standards and other codes for construction are met through plan review, permit issuance and on-site inspections.

Responsibilities of the Building Division are as follows:

  • Issuance of permits for commercial and residential construction projects in City limits
  • Routing permit applications to other City departments
  • Plan review
  • All related field inspections
  • Process permits for:
    • Mechanical 
    • Plumbing
    • Fire sprinkler
    • Miscellaneous construction-related

 Helpful Building Resources/Links

 Building Division Team: