Permitting & Code Enforcement

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, permitting services will only be available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please call our office to schedule a time for drop off and payments, as our lobbies are currently closed to the public.

Inspection Request Line

If you have a permit to drop off for a project located in University Place, please deliver it to:
University Place City Hall – Permit Center
3715 Bridgeport Way W
University Place, WA 98466
Office hours:  Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

If you have a permit to drop off for a project located in Lakewood, please deliver it to:
West Pierce Fire & Rescue Station 20
10928 Pacific Highway SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Office hours:  Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and closed daily for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


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.

Confidence Testing forms are available here. As of January 1, 2017, The Compliance Engine processes all confidence testing of all fire and life safety systems within the City of Lakewood.  Contractors will need to register at their website and enter report data there.  Please call 253.983.4583 with questions or for more information.

Confidence Testing forms for projects in University Place can be emailed to Rod Pearce at or faxed to 253-460-2541.

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