Permit Center


Permit Center closed to in-person services effective March 18

In an abundance of caution due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus, Community Development is closed to in-person services. 

The closure decision was made in consideration of the health of customers, employees and the community. 

We encourage our customers to use online services. Customers may contact staff by phone or email. 

Interstate Bridge Closure: September 19 - September 27, 2020

Visit to learn more.

RV Emergency Parking Application: Application for the use of recreational vehicles on private residential property for emergency habitation during the Clark County Declaration of Emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Permit application submittal guidelines 

We are requesting all applicants to apply online prior to making their permit application appointment. 

Please do not upload documents for building or fire applications.

For new applications, revision submittal, or permit issuance, an appointment is required. Email us at to schedule your appointment. Important information will be emailed to you regarding your appointment. Please follow the directions in the email.

You will not be meeting with a staff member when submitting a new application or revisions. Separate appointments are required to apply for and to pick up your permit. 

Follow these guidelines:

Checks are not being accepted during the Permit Center closure. All fees must be paid online. 

Online permitting

You can register, apply for, in most cases pay, and track permits online via the public portal from the comfort of your office or home! 

Available online:

  • Building 
  • Fire 
  • Land Use Review 
  • Development Engineering 
  • Wetland/Habitat
  • Public Works Forestry
  • Public Works Development Inspection

Be sure to visit the CC LMS Training page where you will learn how to create an account, estimate fees, apply for a permit, or sign up for training.

Check back with us frequently as we announce new features, releases, and planned maintenance on our systems.

Key points to remember:

  • Anyone with an online account can apply for a permit
  • Complete this simple registration to create an account
  • Refer to the Tidemark to LMS Crosswalk to determine the new permit type
  • View or download a How-To Guide
  • Quick Permits:  Apply and pay online, print from your browser
    * A standard convenience fee will apply to online payments

Operational recommendations

Evaluation of Permit Center Operations

Permit Types
 - Residential construction Information Applications
 - Commercial construction Information Applications
Fire Information Applications
Land Use Information Applications
Wetland/Habitat Information Applications
Location Hours Contact
Public Service Center
1300 Franklin Street, first floor
Vancouver WA 98660

Permit Center is closed to in-person services, effective March 18.

Customers are encouraged to use our online services and can contact staff by email or phone during regular business hours.

Our preferred method of contact is via email at