Permitting & Code Enforcement

Permitting and code enforcement services provided by West Pierce Fire & Rescue are for projects within the City of Lakewood only. For information on submitting permits to the City of University Place, please click here.

Inspection Request Line (please call at least two (2) business days in advance): 253.983.4583

Construction permits must be submitted electronically. Please call 253.983.4583 to coordinate.


The City of Lakewood’s Fire Code Permit Fee Schedule can be found here.

A list of International Fire Code permits can be found here.
Please click here for a copy of the International Fire Code permit application.

The Compliance Engine processes all confidence testing of all fire and life safety systems within the City of Lakewood and hard copy forms will not be accepted.  Contractors will need to register at their website and enter report data there.  Please call 253.983.4583 with questions or for more information.

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