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How to StartDEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Page 1 of 1 | Published: 9/1/2019 Planning Division | 1055 South Grady Way, 6th Floor | Renton, WA 98057 | 425-430-7200 Website: rentonwa.gov Step 1 Applicant prepares materials required for pre-application Step 2 Applicant submits materials either online or in-person at City Hall Step 3 City review period (minimum 2 weeks) Step 4 Pre-application meeting held Step 5 Applicant formally submits a land use application Published : 9/1/2019 This document is intended to provide general information to individuals or businesses interested in developing or building in the City of Renton. The City of Renton offers free pre-application meetings in order to help residents, businesses, and developers determine the feasibility of a project prior to submitting a formal Land Use application. The pre-application process offers detailed information on zoning requirements, permitting processes, timelines, fees and more. The following types of projects are eligible for a pre-application meeting: Not sure if your project requires a pre-application meeting? Please call (425) 430-7294 or send an email to planningcustomerservice@rentonwa.gov to discuss your proposal with a Planner. Pre-Application Process Flowchart What kind of feedback should I expect on my project? Staff from Planning, Development Engineering, and the Fire Authority will review your proposal and provide comments or suggestions on a range of topics including zoning, development standards, sewer/water requirements, drainage, fire-flow requirements, impact fees, review times, and more. When are pre-application meetings held? Meetings are scheduled on Thursdays, typically at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, and 2:00 pm and last approximately one hour. What do I need to submit in order to schedule a pre-application meeting? Submittal requirements can be found here: Preapplication Submittal I have my pre-application materials prepared - how do I submit my materials? Option 1 - Submit from anywhere by visiting https://permitting.rentonwa.gov and uploading the required documents. A planner will call the contact number provided on the application within a few days to schedule the pre-application meeting. Option 2 - Hand-delivered to the 6th Floor Permitting Center at City Hall (1055 S Grady Way). All required documents need to be stored on either a CD or USB flash drive and must be combined into a single PDF document. A planner will work with you to review the documents and schedule the pre-application meeting. NEW PROJECT OR PROPOSAL? – HERE’S HOW TO START ➢ Land Division (Short Plat or Preliminary Plat) ➢ Accessory Dwelling Unit ➢ New Multifamily Residential, Commercial, or Industrial Development ➢ Commercial or Industrial Building Addition ➢ Changing the Use of a Building or Property ➢ Temporary Use Permit (Tier 2) ➢ Variance Request ➢ Conditional Use Permits