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9611 SE 36th Street
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Phone: 206.275.7605
Fax: 206.275.7726
Email: midsg@mercergov.or. . .
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8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:30 AM - 5:00 PM on Wed


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Plan Review Target Times

Depending on the project scope, building plans are either "Express-routed" or "Normally-routed" for Plan Review.

What's the difference between the two?

  • Express-routed Building Permits: Projects that result in less than 500 square feet of new net impervious surface and a permit valuation less than $100,000. Click here to view the Administrative Guideline regarding Express Permit Determinations.
  • Normal-routed Building Permits: All other projects.

MIePlan and Paper Submittals

With the introduction of the City's electronic plan review process (MIePlan), we are able to reduce our plan review target times compared to a paper plan submittal. The target dates for each process are listed below.

Express-routed Plans:

Type MIePlan
​Submittal
Paper Submittal
Express-routed Single Family 3 weeks 5 weeks
Express-routed Multi-Family 4 weeks 6 weeks
Express-routed Commercial 4 weeks 6 weeks
Commercial Tenant Improvement 2 weeks 2 weeks
Corrections or Revision Cycle
2 weeks
2 weeks

Normal-routed Plans: 

Type MIePlan
​Submittal
Paper Submittal
Normal-routed Single Family 6 weeks 8 weeks
Normal-routed Multi-Family 6 weeks 8 weeks
Normal-routed Commercial 8 weeks 8 weeks
Corrections or Revision Cycle
2 weeks
2 weeks

Note: The target date is measured from the date of the intake screening approval until the initial building plan review is performed.




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  Express Permit Qualifications

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