Permits in Yakima County – The Discussion

Yakima Building Permit Approval Process

Members enjoyed learning a little more about the Yakima County permit process at last week’s (July 12th) Lunch and Learn event.

Discussion with the Yakima County Health Department and Building Department about the building permit approval process.

Officials from both the Yakima County Building Department and the Yakima County Health District were on hand to present an overview of how building permits are handled and go through the approval process.

Attending for the Yakima County Building Department were Harold MacLean, Building Official, and Marivel Garcia, Lead Project Coordinator.

Harold MacLean, Building Official, and Marivel Garcia, Lead Project Coordinator

Attending for the Yakima County Health District were Holly Myers, Director of Environmental Health, and Shawn Magee, Environmental Health Specialist.

Holly Myers, Director of Environmental Health

After the brief overview, the discussion really became a give and take and turned into a meaningful dialogue. Members asked questions, shared specific examples, and discussed ways to perhaps improve the process even further.

Discussion with the Yakima County Health Department and Building Department about the building permit approval process.

Both Harold and Holly encouraged members to utilize the resources on the websites and to also keep the dialogue open. They both expressed an interest in participating in discussions like this a couple of times a year. So, stay tuned for the next one…..

Click Here for Yakima County Health District Applications and Resources.

Click Here for Yakima County Building Permit Information.

Discussion with the Yakima County Health Department and Building Department about the building permit approval process.

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