Building & Development Division

The Building & Development Division will be closed Dec. 31st, 2020.


The Building and Development Division issues building permits in the unincorporated portions of Whitman County including structural plumbing and mechanical permits. Personnel perform plan review, building inspections and retain building records.

Departmental Responsibilities

  • Building Inspections
  • Building Permit Information
  • Building Permits
  • Building Records
  • Plan Review

Lead Regulations

Contact the Washington State Department of Commerce Lead Paint Program at 360-586-5323 (LEAD), visit the Department of Commerce website, or email the lead program before renovating or remodeling activities in pre-1978 residential buildings or child occupied facilities to ensure your compliance with applicable Washington lead regulations.

Building Permit Application & Tiny Houses