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Renton 2016-17 Business Directory & Buyers Guide

RENTON Right for Business Renton, a 24.03-square-mile urban com- tenth-largest city in Washington State. Renton has streamlined the planning and munity, has tremendous development Renton is one of the fastest growing cities development process and reduced ap- and business opportunities in an ideal in the Puget Sound region with business- proval time of permits in order to expedite central location with a pro-business cli- es that are relocating and expanding, ma- quality developments. As part of the city’s mate. With more than 97,000 residents jor new housing projects, and established ongoing efforts to make permitting more and more than 65,000 jobs, Renton is the and new neighborhoods being revitalized user-friendly and expand the city’s on- fourth-largest city in King County and the or created. line-based services, the city offers online permitting via mybuildingpermit.com (a Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center SEATTLE/RENTON The online permitting system enables us-service of the regional e-CityGov Alliance). ers to apply for and receive a final permit electronically in minutes. The service is currently available for mechanical, plumb- ing and low-voltage electrical permits. The city is presently working on a new per- mit system that will include comprehensive online services. These services will in- clude permitting, eplan review, service re- quests for utility problems and code en- forcement, pet licenses, and business licenses. The program will give residents and businesses online access to permit- ting information, plan review comments, research capabilities, and much more. Recognizing that “open data” is a fast-growing global movement and the benefit of making non-personal, public in- formation broadly accessible and usable by people and machines—free of con- redlion.com/renton straints, the City of Renton has created an open data portal (data.rentonwa.gov) to Tel: 425-226-7700 data for the community, public safety, /rentonredlion serve this purpose. The portal includes @rentonredlion @rentonredlion Fax: 425-271-2315 governance, and city finance/budget thatland use/permits/zoning, licensing, city Join today: is useful for existing residents and busi- hellorewards.redlion.com nesses, as well as those persons and 1 South Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057 in Renton.companies interested in doing business 6 (425) 226-4560 • GoRenton.com


Renton 2016-17 Business Directory & Buyers Guide
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