Building / Fire Safety


(253) 853-7632
(253) 858-6408 fax

The Building and Fire Safety Department is dedicated to protecting the Gig Harbor community through the permitting, inspection and approval of proposed development and building construction projects throughout the City. The Department administers Title 15, Buildings and Construction of the Gig Harbor Municipal Code and the model codes, including plumbing, mechanical and fire, adopted under it. The Department is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm M-F with inspections available daily with 24 hour advanced notice. Three options for plan review are available including; on-line electronic submittal, standard paper submittal or if your project qualifies, we offer permit reviews over the counter by appointment (in and out in just 30 minutes). Our direct contact information is provided below; please give us a call if there are any questions at all regarding your current or future projects. We look forward to working with you!

Building and Fire Safety Information........(253) 851-6170
Inspection Scheduling..............................(253) 851-6170 ext 2606

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Building / Fire Safety Staff

Paul Rice (253) 853-7632
Dave McCurdy (253) 853-7554
Building Inspector
David Kinley (253) 851-6137
Building Inspector
Patty McGallian (253) 853-7621
Permit Coorindator