Washington State on Stay-At-Home Order

All residents must stay at home, unless pursuing an essential activity. The City of East Wenatchee is currently closed to the public, but staff is still available. Visit our LATEST NEWS to learn more about what is going on with the City and visit the Chelan Douglas Emergency Operations Center website for a source of centralized information regarding COVID-19.


The City is working with local partners to provide accurate information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to the public. If you are sick and feel your symptoms might be connected to COVID-19, please call your healthcare provider. If you have any questions about what is happening locally, visit the Chelan-Douglas Health District.


Learn more about local preparation, prevention, quick tips & additional resources, latest news on Coronavirus, canceled or postponed event information, and more. 


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Building Department

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Building Permit Information & Applications

Building and Code Compliance ensures that construction meets structural, safety and energy standards outlined in state and local ordinances. Staff is responsible for enforcement of the state construction codes (Building, Residential, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, and Plumbing); the State Residential Energy Code, and the State Nonresidential Energy Code, as adopted by the city of East Wenatchee as well as city codes relating to flood hazard, nuisances and other local regulations. This responsibility includes review of building plans and issuance of permits for commercial and residential construction projects within the City and all related field inspections. 

Code Compliance addresses areas of code enforcement pertaining to the abatement of public nuisances, and other violations as defined in City ordinances. Nuisances are defined in EWMC Chapter 8.20. The Code Compliance Officer reviews cases of alleged code violations and seeks compliance through a voluntary correction process.