YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima’s permit office will close early at noon Friday for staff training. The office, which is part of the city’s Code Administration division, processes building permits, special event permits and other permits, issues business licenses and reviews construction plans.

Anyone needing basic assistance with code or permit issues Friday afternoon should contact either the city’s Engineering Division at 509-575-6111 or the Planning Division at 509-575-6183.