Contact Us

Planning and Development Services (PDS)

How to Reach Us

  1. By Phone – 253-591-5030 – Click Here to View Call Options
  2. Credit card payments or scheduling inspections by phone: 253-573-2587

  1. By email – Click here to open the PDS Directory
  • Subject Matter Group Emails – This allows you to send an email to an entire review group and can typically be responded to more quickly
  • Staff Directory – contact information for all PDS staff.

  1. In-person or Virtual Appointments
  • In-person appointmentsSchedule Here Customers may schedule an appointment for Monday through Thursday between 9 AM and 1 PM to meet with Planning and Development Services staff to drop off permit documents; make payments by check, cash, or credit card in-person; or discuss general development questions at the Tacoma Municipal Building.
  • Virtual AppointmentsSchedule Here These virtual meetings can be scheduled online, and will allow you to meet with the following groups: Application Services, Residential, Land Use, Commercial Building.
  • Pre-application/Pre-development review and meetings – These are more formal engagements and additional information can be found at

Tacoma Municipal Building

747 Market St, 3rd Floor
Tacoma, WA 98402
Tel: 253-591-5030

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Tacoma Permits Support

If you need assistance with our online permitting system Tacoma Permits (, please see below for support options:

Customer Service

For general assistance with our online permitting system, including how to apply, view/upload attachments, or schedule inspections please contact or call 253-591-5030 (For residential, press option 3. For commercial, press option 4.)

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