Building Department

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Building Department

The Kelso Building Department issues permits for all new construction within the Kelso city limits.  This involves the detailed examination of building plans, calculations, and specifications for compliance with building, plumbing and mechanical codes, as well as, field inspections of all aspects of construction and its various component parts and systems.


Contact Numbers:

Inspection Line: 360-577-3320 

Permit Specialist: 360-423-9922 X 3324

Building & Planning Services Manager: 360-423-9922 X 3321


203 S. Pacific Ave., Kelso WA 98626

Hours: 8:00- 5:00, Monday through Thursday