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Community Development Department

The Community Development Department serves public interests and protects individual rights through the planned and orderly development of lands and environs of Ellensburg. Our dedicated staff work in two divisions: Planning and Building.

PLANNING DIVISION PLANS
Comprehensive Plan
Non-Motorized Transportation Plan
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy Plan
Hazard Mitigation Plan

ZONING/MAPS
City of Ellensburg Zoning Map 
Kittitas County Interactive Mapping Application 
Kittitas County Assessor's Property Search 
FEMA Flood Map Service

PERMITTING
Planning Permit Applications, Forms & Information
Planning Permit Submittal Requirements

HISTORIC PRESERVATION
Ellensburg's Historic Districts
Rules Governing Changes To Historic Buildings 
Main Street Program: downtown revitalization
Restore and Maintain Downtown Properties

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
SEPA (State Env. Policy Act)
Critical Areas
Regional Shoreline Master Program


LAND USE FEE TABLE

FAQ PLANNING QUESTIONS


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The Planning Division is responsible for the
implementation and updating of the 
Comprehensive Plan, developing 
new planning programs, and the administration of the 
land development code, a significant component
of the 
Ellensburg City Code. 

CONTACT
P. (509) 962-7231  |  

Shannon Johnson  (509) 962-7108 Email
(specializes in subdivisions and
commercial design review)

Jonathan Kesler  (509) 925-8608  Email
(specializes in historic preservation and
State Environmental Policy Act or SEPA)
 
Angela San Filippo   (509) 925-8653 
Email
(specializes in Comprehensive Planning)

Laura Wilson   (509) 962-7231  Email
(specializes in residential design, short plats, and boundary line adjustments)

PERMITTING
Building Permit Applications, Forms & Information
Building Permit Submittal Requirement
SMARTGov On-Line Permit Center

INSPECTIONS
Inspection Requests

ENFORCEMENT
Investigation Request Form

BUILDING CODE
2015 International Building Code (IBC)
2015 International Residential Code (IRC)
2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
2015 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
2015 International Fire Code (IFC)
2015 Washington State Energy Code (WSEC)
2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
2012 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) is available to view at the Community Development Department Office. See WA State Building Code Council for State Code Amendments
2012 International Codes

FAQ BUILDING PERMIT QUESTIONS

BUILDING PERMIT FEE TABLE

To Receive Information
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BUILDING DIVISION
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The 
Building Division provides a inspections and plan review program for all building related needs: electrical, mechanical, plumbing and structural, processes permits, and enforcement complaints, and supports historical preservation of our city. 

CONTACT
p.  (509) 962-7239  

Robert Doobovsky/Building Official
(509) 925-8663  Email

Dan Davis/Inspector-Plan Review
(509) 962-7103  Email

Kim Caulkins/ Permit Technician
(509) 962-7239   Email

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Kirsten Sackett
Community Development Director
501 N. Anderson St.
Ellensburg, WA  98926

P. (509) 962-7280
Email

Office hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
*Closed Tuesdays from
from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
for weekly staff meetings 

Boards & Commissions
Hearing Examiner

Building Appeals Board
Environmental Commission
Landmarks & Design Commission
Planning Commission

501 North Anderson Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 962-7204