Building & Fire Safety

ORDINANCE 13-2017

YAKIMA COUNTY WATER RESOURCE SYSTEM

JANUARY 1, 2018, YAKIMA COUNTY IS REQUIRED TO CHECK FOR EVIDENCE OF ADEQUATE WATER SUPPLY BEFORE A BUILDING PERMIT IS ISSUED FOR DEVELOPMENTS REQUIRING USE OF POTABLE WATER. 

Evidence of legal availability of water shall be in the form of:

1. Water right permit from Department of Ecology, or

2. A letter from an approved water purveyor, or

3. *A YCWRS domestic well permit, or

4. Other adequate evidence of interest in a suitable water right held for mitigation purposes by an existing water bank, or

5. A Yakama Nation Water Code permit for properties located within the exterior boundaries of the Yakama Nation, or

6. Documentation that the well site is located outside of the Yakima River watershed.

*PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE FOR THE APPROPRIATE CHECKLIST AND PERMIT APPLICATION TO APPLY FOR A "YCWRS" DOMESTIC WELL PERMIT.
Please contact Yakima Health District (509 249-6508) to apply for an "Adequate Water Determination"


PAYMENT DUE AT TIME OF APPLICATION INTAKE

~ Effective June 1, 2017 ~

Minimum payment is required to be paid at time of application submittal for the following fee types: 

Payment can be made by cash, check or VISA, MASTERCARD

Minimum Payment Due

  • Building - Plan Review Fee (variable)

  • Fire - Plan Review Fee (variable)

  • VAR-ESLU - Type 1 Reduction ($195.00) and recording fees approximately ($75.00)

  • Address - Permit application fee ($90.00)

  • Road Approach - Permit application fee ($275.00)