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Getting Help:
Governor's Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance (ORIA)

Get the answers you need when a project along Puget Sound requires environmental permits.

  • Call the Governor's Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance at (800) 917-0043.
  • E-mail the Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance.
  • Visit the Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance home page.

Contact Us About Your Project

We Can...

  • Advise
    We can advise you on which state, federal, and local permits may apply.

  • Estimate
    We can help you estimate how much time and effort you'll spend obtaining permits.

  • Save Time & Money
    We can help you avoid time and money traps.

    Governor's Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance Hours

     

  • Permit Information By County

    • Clallam County Planning Division
      360-417-2326
    • Island County Community Development
      360-679-7339
    • Jefferson County Planning
      360-385-9123
    • King County Development Services
      206-296-6704
    • Kitsap County Community Development
      360-976-7181
    • Mason County Community Development
      360-427-9670
    • Pierce County Planning & Land Services
      253-591-7200
    • San Juan County Permit Center
      360-378-2354
    • Skagit County Planning & Permit Center
      360-336-9410
    • Snohomish County Planning
      425-388-3311
    • Thurston County Development Services
      360-754-4001 or 1-800-624-1234
    • Whatcom County Planning
      360-676-6907

    Related Links

    Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA), Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Why does the Department of Fish and Wildlife care if you work near the water? Answers to frequently asked questions about shoreline construction and HPA approval.

    State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Handbook, Department of Ecology. SEPA process, references, and rules. Applicant's rights and responsibilities, public rights and responsibilities, normal times for review actions, and commonly asked questions about SEPA.

    Revised Code of Washington (RCW), Office of the Code Reviser. State of Washington.

    Washington Administrative Code (WAC), Office of the Code Reviser. State of Washington.

    Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC), Municipal Research & Services Center of Washington.  

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