Welcome to the

Planning & Building
Updated 11/14/2022

Office Hours:
You can reach staff by phone or email
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm


  • BURN RESTRICTION LIFTED - Effective 12:01 AM, Tuesday, October 25, 2022, all restrictions on outdoor burning have been lifted in Grays Harbor County.  More information is found on the Fire Marshal homepage.
  • CANNABIS MORATORIUM - On October 25, 2022, the Cannabis Moratorium was extended to May 4, 2023 during the regular scheduled Commissioners Meeting.
  • ONLINE PERMITTING - We are now accepting permit applications online through our permitting platform called SmartGov. With the Online Portal you can review historic permits, parcel information, submit applications, make payments, track application status', request inspections, and more.  Please visit the Property Development Process page to learn more.
  • SUBDIVISION - On June 28, 2022, Grays Harbor County adopted Ordinance 474 related to Title 16  to include removal of Submittal Checklists from the County Code in addition to other minor changes.  Please contact a Planner at 360-249-4222, if you have any questions.
  • BUILDING CODE EDITION - Grays Harbor County currently follows the 2018 editions of the IBC, IRC, Uniform Plumbing Code and Washington State Energy Codes. 

Grays Harbor County
Planning & Building Division

100 West Broadway Avenue, #31
Montesano, WA 98563