Community Development Department

Mission Statement

Provide exceptional customer service to the citizens of the City of Chelan relating to land use planning, building construction, fire, and life safety issues, by providing technical and professional assistance to meet the needs of the citizens and the development community.

Building inspection requests require 24-hour advance notice.

You can discuss your project with a building plans reviewer during regular business hours. Appointments are not required. For questions, contact us at 509-682-8017. Permit applications are accepted between 8 am and 4 pm, Monday through Thursday. Closed on Friday to the public, but will be performing inspections with 24 hours' notice.

Permit Submittals

Please click on the Submit Application Button below or in the corner of the page for all building permits and licenses. If you have any questions on how to submit through our new portal system, please contact Catherine at for assistance.