Online Permitting

  1. Guide to Online Permitting
  2. Public Portal Guidance
  3. Setting up a Portal Account
  4. Apply online
  5. Online Payments -now available
  6. Request an inspection

Online Public Portal Information

Through the City of Fife’s Online Public Portal, the public can research local building trends, apply City Hall Buildingfor a permit, view maps, pay fees, submit digital architectural drawings, request inspections, and review public notice postings, among many other features.  All this can be done anytime, anywhere, and on any device.

Access the portal at

Need Help?


If you cannot find the help you need above, please send an email to with any questions. If your question is related to a specific permit, contact or portal account, please identify that in the email. You can also call 253-896-8632.


Brightly - A Siemens Company, owners of SmartGov, provide guidance on their website as well.  

PLEASE NOTE: This guidance is general and some of the guidance may not apply to Fife’s system due to unique jurisdictional configuration values.
Public Portal Public View
Creating a Portal Account
Managing a Portal Account
Applying for Permits
Requesting Inspections