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How to use this page

This is the City's online library of forms. Below you will find applications and forms for multiple City departments.  Please note: Many forms are able to be submitted online. Forms available in PDF format are marked with (PDF) and a program such as Adobe Reader may be needed. 

Fee Schedules

View Current and Previous Fee Schedules 

Community Development

NEW! Auburn is transitioning our electronic permit application process to We are excited to be able to offer this convenient application process to our customers.  As new applications are added to in 2021, our Forms Page will be updated regularly. APPLICATIONS TO BE MADE THROUGH MYBUILDINGPERMIT.COM ARE MARKED WITH "APPLY AT MBP".

NEW! Permitting and constructing your new project can be a significant investment, so finding the right design consultant for your needs is important. View this Tip Sheet (PDF) for selecting an architect of engineer and how the City can help.

CODE UPDATE: Effective February 1, 2021, Washington State has adopted the 2018 International Codes and associated amendments.  Applications made after this date are required to meet the updated code requirements.  Please see the Washington State Building Code and Auburn City Ordinances 6763 for more information.

The current design requirements may be found here: (MBP) Applications

The following applications should be made directly through

  • NEW! Building Permits
  • NEW! R-O-W Construction/Excavation Permits
  • Mechanical Permits
  • Plumbing Permits
  • Sign Permits
  • Fire Permits
  • Administrative Use Permit
    • Select Auburn | Land Use | New | None | Administrative Use Permit
  • Boundary Line Adjustment/Elimination
    • Select: Auburn | Land Use | New | None | Boundary Line Adjustment
  • Conditional Use Permit
    • Select Auburn |  Land Use | New | None | Conditional Use
  •  Temporary Use Permits
    • Select: Auburn | Land Use | New | None | Temporary Use
  •  Pre-Application
    •  Select: Auburn | Land Use | New | None | Preapplication Meeting
  •  Zoning Certification Letter
    •  Select: Auburn |  Land Use | New | None | Zoning Verification
  •  Grading Permits
  •  Deviation Request
    •  Select: Auburn | Land Use | New | Deviations, Modifications, Variances, or Waivers | Deviation
  •  Street Deferral Request
    •  Select: Auburn | Land Use | New | Deviations, Modifications, Variances, Or Waivers | Street Deferral Request

Building - Residential

Building - Commercial

Civil (Submit Electronically - visit the Permits webpage)

Business (submit your application electronically via email)


Human Resources

  • See the Employment page to review the City’s job openings or to apply online

Land Use and Environmental Applications (Submit Electronically  - visit the Permits webpage)

LEOFF Forms and Information


Parks, Arts & Recreation


Public Works - Right of Way Use Process and Permits

Utility Billing