Adams County Permits (Washington)

The Adams County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Adams County permits. Clerks in Adams County, Washington may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Adams County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for an Adams County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Adams County Clerk Ritzville WA PO Box 187 99169 509-659-3257

Lind Town Clerk Lind WA 116 1/2 W 2nd Ave 99341 509-677-3241


A Adams County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Adams County, Washington issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Adams County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Adams County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Adams County Planning Department Othello WA 425 East Main Street, Ste 200 99344 509-488-9441

Othello Building Department Othello WA 500 East Main Street 99344 509-488-5686

Othello Planning Department Othello WA 500 East Main Street 99344 509-488-6216


A Adams County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Adams County, Washington may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Adams County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Othello City Hall Othello WA 500 East Main Street 99344 509-488-5686

Ritzville City Hall Ritzville WA 216 East Main Avenue 99169 509-659-1930

Washtucna Town Hall Washtucna WA 165 S Main St 99371 509-646-3253