Welcome to Community Development


In order to better serve Juneau, the Community Development Department (CDD) will be closing the Permit Center to in-person services on Fridays starting October 22, 2021. CDD has determined this is the best way to address a high influx of permits, combined with staffing shortages, in order to process permits in a timely manner. Members of the public can still schedule inspections by phone. Inspections will continue to occur as scheduled.

For more information on permit applications and online submittals, please visit our website at https://juneau.org/community-development/permit-application.

Permit Center staff will advise you when our processes return to “business as usual”.

Community Development has a new, automated phone system. If you are uncertain which division you need, dial the main line for assistance.

Main Line – 586-0715                      Planning – 586-0753                        Permitting – 586-0770

Building – 586-0767                         Compliance – 586-0752                   Inspections – 586-1703


  • All applications for permits must be complete before they will be accepted; payments will no longer be accepted for incomplete applications.

  • Our offices are open to in-person services Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Unvaccinated patrons are asked to wear a mask or face covering when they visit the Permit Center. Those wishing to conduct business from a distance can still utilize services over the telephone or email. More details on our distance operations can be found here.

Do I need a permit?
Parcel Viewer
Request an Inspection
Go to the Planning Commission
Online Permit Application

Permit Center: 907.586.0770

Planning & Zoning: 907.586.0715
Inspection Hotline: 907.586.1703

How Are We Doing?

Planning Commission Meets October 26. Here’s how to weigh in….

The Planning Commission meets October 26, 2021, at 7 P.M. This meeting will be virtual and telephonic only, and will be to review an application for an accessory apartment and the Rules of Order. These items are up for public hearing.

This virtual meeting will be by video and telephonic participation […]

Planning Commission Meets September 14. Here’s more information…

The Planning Commission will hold a Committee of the Whole meeting on September 14, 2021, at 5:30 P.M. This meeting will be virtual and telephonic only, and will be held to discuss a Land Acknowledgment from the City & Borough of Juneau and parking code revisions.

This virtual meeting will be […]