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.
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
- Thanksgiving Holiday: City of Kelso offices will be closed Thursday, November 23, 2023. Our offices will open on Monday, November 27, 2023.
- Christmas Holiday: City of Kelso offices will be closed Monday, December 25, 2023. Our offices will open on Tuesday, December 26, 2023.
- New Years Day Holiday: City of Kelso offices will be closed Monday, January 1, 2024. Our offices will open on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.