Welcome to the

Planning & Building
Updated 7/20/2022

Office Hours:
You can reach staff by phone or email
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm


  • ONLINE PERMITTING - We are now accepting permit applications online and excited to announce our new online permitting platform, SmartGov. Through the  Online Portal the public can review historic permit information, parcel information, submit applications, make payments, track application status, request inspections, and more.  Please visit the Property Development Process page to learn more!
  • BURN RESTRICTION - Effective Thursday, July 14, 2022 - the Grays Harbor County Fire Marshal’s office and local Fire Districts have enacted restrictions on outdoor burning in Grays Harbor County.  More information is found on the Fire Marshal homepage.
  • SUBDIVISION - On June 28, 2022, Grays Harbor County adopted Ordinance 474 related to Title 16  to include removal of Submittal Checklists from the County Code in addition to other minor changes.  Please contact a Planner at 360-249-4222, if you have any questions.
  • BUILDING CODE EDITION - Grays Harbor County currently follows the 2018 editions of the IBC, IRC, Uniform Plumbing Code and Washington State Energy Codes. 

Grays Harbor County
Planning & Building Division

100 West Broadway Avenue, #31
Montesano, WA 98563