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eCLIPSE FAQs

This page provides guidance on frequently asked questions related to eCLIPSE.

Permit applications

How do I obtain a Building permit extension?

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How do I obtain a Zoning permit extension?

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How do I change a contractor on my permit?

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How do I register for an eCLIPSE account?

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How do I apply for a permit online?

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How do I apply on behalf of a client?

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Where can I see my existing permits and permit applications?

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My permit isn’t showing in my eCLIPSE account. What should I do?

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Why can’t I see permits I filed before March 13th?

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How do I find my address using the eCLIPSE location search?

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How can I upload pictures, certifications, and documents for my permit application?

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How do I add or change an eCLIPSE account manager?

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I am a contractor. Why can’t I see my license in the Prof/Tradesperson drop-down in my permit application?

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I am a contractor. Why can’t I see permits issued to my license?

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How do I know if my hired contractor has a valid license?

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Why can’t I find my contractor in the eCLIPSE contractor search?

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I don’t see my license in the Prof/Tradesperson pull-down.

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How do I resolve a ‘Permit Hold’ in eCLIPSE?

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I received my Notice of Decision from the Zoning Board of Adjustment. How do I submit the NOD to L&I?

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How do I cancel a permit?

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Permit scope

When is it appropriate to select Interior Non-Load Bearing Demolition?

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When do I use Residential Permit or a Commercial Permit?

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I’m doing trade work on a property. Which permit should I select?

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How do I renovate my existing single-family dwelling?

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What if my work is on the exterior of my residence?

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Scheduling inspections

How do I request or schedule an inspection?

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Why can’t I request an inspection?

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How do I request a specific inspection and/or a final inspection?

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How do I pay outstanding fees that are preventing me from scheduling inspections?

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Reinspection fees

How do I pay reinspection fees on permits that are preventing me from scheduling inspections?

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How do I pay violation fees (Case Files) that are preventing me from closing out a notice of violation?

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Third party certifications and reports

Which Inspection Result do I select?

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Why don’t I see the certification or report that I want to submit?

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I have property with multiple buildings on the site. Which building or address do I select?

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Why can’t I update the expiration date past 1 year?

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How do I know if my submitted certification or report has been accepted?

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Will a licensed inspector need to be identified on an annual certification or report?

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