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Permits, violations & licenses

Track a permit application

Service overview

If you’ve submitted a permit application to the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I), you can track its status online.

Check the list of permit processing times (PDF) to see the time frame for applications to be reviewed.


Anyone can use the permit tracker.


You can use L&I’s permit tracker to find the status of your application. Use the number on your application receipt to track your status.


If you cannot locate your permit number, you can request it using an online form. You can also use the form to ask for help with permit issues.

Actions taken in the last 48 hours may not be reflected on the permit tracker.