Community Planning & Development
The Community Planning & Development (CPD) department reviews all permits for land use and private development.
CPD is responsible for:
- Long range and comprehensive planning
- Land Use policy advice to the Planning Commission and City Council
- Land Use permits
- Development permits and inspections
- Tree permits and inspections
CPD is committed to preserving the unique island environment while encouraging sensitive and quality development.
PLEASE NOTE: CPD will be closed on Thursday, November 7, 2019 for a staff meeting until 12:30pm. Staff will not be available and no inspections will be performed until after 12:30pm. Staff will be available to the public from 12:30pm - 4pm.
Contact a Permit Tech:
Contact the Planner of the Day:
Permit Counter Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday:
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
NOTE: On Mercer Island, the allowed Hours of Work for construction projects are: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (except holidays), and 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. No work may be performed on Sunday and holidays. Please see MICC 8.24.020 for further information.