2021 Seattle Code Adoption - Get Involved

SDCI Proposed Code Changes

The target 2021 Seattle Code implementation date of July 1, 2023 is delayed to no sooner than October 29, 2023 to align with the Washington state code implementation date that was modified by the State Building Code Council through emergency rulemaking. Please visit the 2021 Seattle Code Adoption webpage for updates.

Public Comment

We welcome comments on the draft 2021 Seattle Construction Code changes posted on the Project Documents page. We post changes regularly, so check back if you don’t see the code that you need. We are no longer accepting code change proposals, but if you have any comments or see errors, please send them to:

Jenifer Gilliland, Senior Technical Code Development Analyst
(206) 233-2766

Micah Chappell, Technical Codes Development Manager
(206) 256-5157

Embodied Carbon Reduction Proposals

Construction and Inspections

Nathan Torgelson, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 2000, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 34019, Seattle, WA, 98124-4019
Phone: (206) 684-8600
Phone Alt: Violation Complaint Line: (206) 615-0808
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SDCI issues land use, construction, and trade permits, conducts construction and housing-related inspections, ensures compliance with our codes, and regulates rental rules. SDCI is committed to an antiracist workplace and to addressing racism through our work in the community.