Doing Business

  1. Bids

    Bids

    The bid process for county projects is managed by the Purchasing department.

  2. Building Permits

    Building Permits

    Most commercial / industrial related permits are issued by Planning and Land Services (PALS).

  3. Building Project Assistance

    Building Project Assistance

    Most commercial / industrial related permits are issued by Planning and Land Services (PALS). Pierce County Economic Development can help with an industrial or commercial development project.

  4. Business Licenses

    Business Licenses

    The Pierce County Auditor manages business licenses for regulated activities in unincorporated Pierce County.

  5. County Airports

    County Airports

    Pierce County manages Tacoma Narrows Airport in Gig Harbor and Thun Field in Puyallup.

  6. Economic Development

    Economic Development

    The Economic Development Department assists businesses within Pierce County to get started, expand and be successful.

  7. Expand My Business

    Expand My Business

    The Economic Development Department assists Pierce County businesses with their expansion plans by helping with everything from real estate selection to permits and training.

  8. Maps

    Maps

    Find digital maps of Pierce County.

  9. Parcel Search

    Parcel Search

    Use our interactive tool to research parcels. Find sales and tax information.

  10. Planning & Land Services

    Planning & Land Services

    Planning and Land Services manages community planning, zoning, public hearings, land parcels, environmental factors, and applications and permits.

  11. Property Taxes

    Property Taxes

    The Assessor-Treasurer's office manages property taxes in Pierce County.

  12. Public Works

    Public Works

    Public Works provides several services to Pierce County residents. They manage roads, the ferry system, the airport, surface water, solid waste, the sewer utility, and public development.

  13. Recorded Documents

    Recorded Documents

    The Pierce County Auditor manages recorded documents. Many documents are available to view online.

  14. Relocate My Business

    Relocate My Business

    The Economic Development department can assist with relocating your business.

  15. Start a Business

    Start a Business

    The Economic Development department can assist with starting a business in Pierce County.

  16. Tax Incentives

    Tax Incentives

    Learn about tax incentives available for business owners in Pierce County.