The Cowlitz County Board of Commissioners adopts the fee schedule for each division of the Building and Planning Department annually. Many projects will entail multiple review and permitting processes and be subject to a variety of fees. Please contact the Permit Technician for an estimate of your total fees.

Fee Schedules for Building & Planning:

2019 Adopted Fees - Amended 1/15/19 - Contains all Planning, GIS and Building Fees

Building Fees 2019 (1/15/19)
Planning Fees 2019 (1/15/19)
GIS Fees 2019(1/15/19)

2016 Building Fees Calculator (Please note this does NOT include any fee changes enacted since 2016, including the 2018 residential fee reduction)  Excel spreadsheet format. For estimated cost only, actual permit fees may vary. This does not include any planning or environmental fees. 

* Please contact the Health Department's EHU Division for current septic and water permitting fees