Permits & Inspections

City Hall is now open with reduced occupancy and some new service guidelines. 

Most services are available contactlessly (by mail, online, dropbox, etc.) or in-office based on your individual concerns and needs. Please call or email us for more information and we will accommodate those needs to the best of our ability. 
  1. PLANNING AND BUILDING
  2. PUBLIC WORKS

General Information:


Location: Longview City Hall
Street Address: City of Longview, Attn: Community Development 1525 BROADWAY ST, LONGVIEW, WA 98632 (use for UPS and FEDEX delivery)
Mailing Address: City of Longview, Attn: Community Development PO BOX 128, LONGVIEW, WA 98632 (use for USPS mailing)
Hours: Monday - Thursday from 7AM to 6PM (excluding holidays)
Contact us: 360-442-5086 or permits@ci.longview.wa.us
Services Provided: Permits (Electrical, Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fire/Life Safety); Land Use Planning, Zoning, Environmental; Inspections relating to development activity; Code Compliance; Longview's Solid Waste and Recycling Program

Frequent Topics and Quick Links:


TO REQUEST AN INSPECTION: Call us at 360-442-5090 and leave a message with the following information--

  • Your name
  • Phone number
  • Preferred date and time of the inspection (24 hours advance notice please)
  • Type of inspection you are requesting
  • Any other details: lockbox codes, location of permit and plans onsite, will anyone be on site for the inspection, etc.

TO REGISTER FOR ONLINE PERMITS: Email us at permits@mylongview.com with the following information--

  • Contractor's license number for Washington
  • Washington State UBI
  • City of Longview Business License Number or Proof of Application
  • Email addresses for all representatives able to apply for and manage permits for your organization

TO MANAGE YOUR REGISTERED ORGANIZATION'S ONLINE PERMITS: Login at app.communitycore.com

TO VIEW APPLICATION FORMS, FEE SCHEDULES, AND CODES/STANDARDS: Visit this page of our website.

TO VIEW ISSUED PERMITS OR HISTORICAL INFORMATION ON A PROPERTY: Visit this link

TO VIEW THE LONGVIEW MUNICIPAL CODE: Visit this CodePublishing page.