The County Administration Building is undergoing renovation, resulting in limited access to the building, expected to last through January 2024.  During this time, Planning & Building staff will be available by appointment only.  

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

Consultation Hours:
Please contact us to schedule.

**UPCOMING HOLIDAY -  The offices will be closed Monday, December 25th and Tuesday, December 26th to observe the Christmas and Christmas Eve Holidays.**


  • The Washington State Building Code Council has delayed adoption of the 2021 editions of the International Codes including the International Building Code, International Residential Code, International Fire Code, International Fuel Gas Code, International Mechanical Code, Uniform Plumbing Code, Washington State Energy Code and new Wildland Urban Interface Code until March 15, 2024.
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  • CODE EDITION - Grays Harbor County currently follows the 2018 editions of the IBC, IRC, IFC, IMC, IFGC, Uniform Plumbing Code and Washington State Energy Codes.  Please Note: The 2021 editions of the above listed Codes including the WUIC are scheduled to be adopted March 15, 2024.
  • ONLINE PERMITTING - We are now accepting permit applications online and excited to announce our new online permitting platform, SmartGov. Through the  Online Portal the public can review historic permit information, parcel information, submit applications, make payments, track application status, request inspections, and more.  Please visit the Property Development Process page to learn more!  We appreciate your patience as we navigate this conversion and look forward to better serving our customers.


Building Codes Advisory Council (BCAC)

Consultants, if you would like to advertise your services, consider registering as a member on the Greater Grays Harbor Inc. website.  Click here!

rays Harbor County
Building Division
updated 11-27-2023