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Building Department
        CITY OF ANACORTES BUILDING DEPARTMENT 
        904 6th Street - P.O. Box 547, Anacortes, WA  98221
        Phone:  360-293-1901


The City of Anacortes Building Department regulates the construction of public and private structures as mandated by the State of Washington, City of Anacortes Municipal Code, along with specific state amendments and International Building Codes.  Through the standards contained in these codes the Building Department performs plan review and inspection services to ensure that buildings constructed and occupied by its citizens comply with all fire, life and safety requirements.

As of July 2013 New Building Codes are Now in Effect:

2012 International Residential Code

2012 International Building Code

2012 International Fire Code

2012 International Existing  Building Code

2012 Uniform Plumbing Code

Washington State Energy Code

Washington State Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality Code

To Schedule a Building Inspection:  Be prepared to provide the site address, building permit number, type of inspection requested, preferred time of day (AM or PM) and a contact name and phone number.  

Building Department Staff can be reached by phone (360-293-1901) or email:

Don Measamer, Director - don@cityofanacortes.org
Groc Fyrrce, Permit Tech/Building Inspector -  gfyrrce@cityofanacortes.org
Paul Ingalls, Plans Examiner - pauli@cityofanacortes.org
David D. Diamond, Building Inspector - davidd@cityofanacortes.org

Building Department's Goal: 

The goal of the permit center is to promote a safe built environment providing minimum acceptable community risk to life and property due to fire, accident or natural disaster.  In addition to these goals we are charged with ensuring that construction of buildings and facilities meet the minimum requirements of zoning, energy conservation and accessibility.

 Building Department Hours are Monday thru Friday except Holidays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.