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Sound originating from temporary or periodic maintenance or repair of residential property created by powered or hand-operated equipment is permitted between 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on weekdays and 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on weekends.
You can view the entire Noise Ordinance in Duvall Municipal Code Chapter 6.04
Duvall is in the 45th Legislative DistrictSenator Andy Hill (R)- email - 360-786-7672Representative Roger Goodman (D) - 360-786-7878Representative Larry Springer (D) - 360-786-7822
Duvall is in the 1st Congressional DistrictCongresswoman Suzan DelBene (D) - 425-485-0085
Duvall Municipal Code Title 10, Building and Construction, Chapter 10.01 Construction Codes, requires that any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a structure. A permit is also required to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by Chapter 10.01, or to cause and such work to be done, shall first make application to the Building Official and obtain the required permit.
Permit applications include a list of submittal requirements. You may also call the building department at 425-788-2779 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Go to the Building Department page to download the appropriate applications or via email email@example.com or phone at 425-788-2779 and the application package may be sent to you.
Until further notice, appointments are required for permit pick-up and/or plan drop off. We have a contactless process for drop-off/pick-up. Please email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 425-788-2779 to reach our Permit center to schedule an appointment.
Complete the appropriate permit application form and email to email@example.com or schedule a time to drop-off at City Hall 15535 Main St. NE. Building permit forms can be found on the Building Department page.
The City of Duvall Fee Resolution can be found on the City of Duvall’s website at this link. You may also call the Permit Center at 425-788-2779 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Building Department does not take credit cards or cash, please bring a check with you when you come to pick up your permit. If you would like to discuss the cost of the permit before you submit your application, as well as when payment will be required for your specific project, contact the Permit Center at 425-788-2779 or email email@example.com.
For information on mitigation fees, view the City of Duvall Fee Resolution (15-03) or call the Permit Center at 425-788-2779
You may call the Permit Center at 425-788-2779 for status updates.
To schedule an inspection for any issued permit please call the inspection line at 425-788-1160 or email firstname.lastname@example.org at least 24 hours in advance.
The City of Duvall does not issue Electrical Permits. Contact the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) as the agency that has the authority to issue Electrical Permits in Duvall. Contact L&I at 425-990-1400, or visit the L&I Website for more information.
If you intend to hire a contractor please review the information provided on the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries website. Please read the State of Washington’s Requirements if you plan on acting as your own contractor.
After obtaining the proper permits any person may work on their own property, whether they occupy the property or not. Owners of commercial properties may use their own employees to do maintenance, repair, and alteration work on their own properties. A tenant may work on their tenant space with permission from the owner. See RCW 18.27.090 for more information.
Work on a project may not begin before the proper permits are obtained and the permit(s) and approved plans are on site.
Irrigation systems are required to have backflow protection. A plumbing permit is required to install a backflow prevention assembly.
The City of Duvall follows the Washington State Retention Schedule. Residential plans are destroyed 90 days after final occupancy. For public records, you can request them at this link.
1. Evidence in a criminal case2. Safekeeping3. Found Property
Property is released only to the legal owner and by appointment only. If your property is being held as evidence in a criminal case, approval from the Prosecuting Attorney must be given before releasing the property back to the owner. To make an appointment to pick up property, please call the Property Clerk at 425-788-1519.
A “TBD” or Transportation Benefit District is a quasi-municipal corporation and independent taxing district created for the sole purpose of acquiring, construction, improving, providing, and funding transportation improvements within the district. The boundaries of the TBD are identical with the Duvall City limits.
Implementation of a sales tax based revenue stream for a TBD of up to 0.2% requires a vote of the people (RCW 82.14.0455, RCW 36.73.040(3)(a)), which must be approved by a simple majority of voters.
No, unlike impact fees, TBD revenues do not have to be spent in a specified time frame. The governing body must develop a plan that specifies the transportation improvements to be provided or funded by the TBD.
TBD fees would be used for the purpose of financing the costs of transportation operations and maintenance related projects including pedestrian safety enhancements, crack sealing, pavement overlays and roadway reconstruction of its existing roadway infrastructure.
With the establishment of a TBD, the City could begin to replace the transportation funding that has been lost over the years, and be better able to preserve, maintain, or expand the City’s transportation infrastructure into the future.
Revenue rates, once imposed, may not be increased, unless authorized by voter approval. If project costs exceed original cost by more than 20 percent, a public hearing must be held to solicit public comment regarding how the cost change should be resolved. The TBD must issue an annual report to include the status of project costs, revenues, expenditures, and construction schedules. The TBD must be dissolved upon completion of the project(s) and the payment of any debt service.
An “Overlay”, generally speaking is the placement of 1.5 to 3 inches of asphalt over existing pavement that has been repaired and prepped. Cracks and failed areas should be removed and replace to the existing surface level prior to overlay placement.
Current market conditions place Overlay preparation and placement by a licensed contractor at » $60 / Square Yard for the project. Administrative (Engineering, construction management, etc.) costs add » 15% onto the construction costs.
Periodic, programmatic overlay applications prolong the life of the roadway surface at a significant cost savings rather than allowing the roadway to the point of full failure.