Building & Fire Safety
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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. See the General Building Services page for an overview.
Inspections are available daily with 24-hour advanced notice. Three options for plan review are available including; online 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).
Paul Rice: Building Official, Fire Marshal 253-853-7632
David Kinley: Assistant Building Official, Fire Marshal 253-851-6137
Dave McCurdy: Building Inspector 253-853-7554
Bill Kuzmanich: Building Inspector 253-853-8252
Mike Dudley: Building Inspector 253-853-7612
Patty McGallian: Permit Coordinator 253-853-7621
Helia Johnston: Building Assistant 253-853-8250
Melissa Hartwig: Planning/Building Clerk 253-851-6170