If you know of a possible code violation in Sultan, you can file a complaint here (insert link) You can also contact Victoria Forte at 360.793.2272.

Code Compliance officers respond to your concerns about:

  • Litter on Private Property: Dumpsters overflowing with garbage; illegal dumping of garbage.


  • Construction Codes: Construction, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and clearing and grading work without permits; abandoned and dangerous buildings.


  • Junk Vehicles: Vehicles on private property that are inoperable (i.e., flat tire, extensive damage, missing major parts).


  • Home Occupations: Businesses conducted in a residence without a Home Occupation permit.


  • Land Use Violations: Violations of zoning and development regulations (i.e., business located in a non-permitted zone, intrusions into required setbacks, keeping of non-permitted animals on property).


  • Noise: Stationary noise from heat pumps, air conditioners, etc. Note: Construction noise violations are enforced by the Sultan Police Department.


  • Nuisances: Appliances, debris and junk on private property.


  • Recreational Vehicles, Boats, Trailers: Violations of storage restrictions on residential property.


  • Signs: All signs must be approved by the Planning Department. Temporary and A-board signs are permitted only in special circumstances for a limited period of time.


  • Fences: All Fences over 3 feet in height shall be approved by the Planning Department.  Failure to obtain a fence permit may result in a removal of the fence in the instance it does not meet current codes.


File an online Code Enforcement Complaint– Click Here