Development Fees
MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020: Governor Inslee "Stay Home Stay Healthy" Order
For business related inquiries please call 425.275.4823

Edmonds Development Permitting During the COVID-19 Emergency

Effective Tuesday, March 17 — and until further notice — the City of Edmonds Development Services Department on the 2nd floor of City Hall will not be open for general public access. City Staff will continue to perform permitting activities while limiting in-person contact during the emergency.

For information on building activity and inspections to comply with the 3/25/2020 Governor's Order, please refer to the page on inspections.
For general inquiries please contact the Development Services Department at:
Phone: 425-771-0220

Online permit informaton can be found here, including email addresses for inquiring about or submitting plans and applications for review.

City staff is working with applicants on a case by case basis if electronic submittal is not feasible.

Building, Engineering and Planning Permits 


General Facility Charges

Water Utility - charges by meter size

    • 3/4" meter = $5050.00
    • 1" meter = $12,624.00
    • 2" meter = $40,397.00
    • Refer to Edmonds City Code 7.30.035 for a complete list
    • Please note, this fee does not include the actual water meter fee.  Refer to Development Fee Table above for water meter fees.

Sewer Utility - charges by Equivalent Residential Unit.  Sewer GFC per ERU = $4417.00

    • A Single Family Residence = 1 ERU
    • A Multifamily Residence = 0.67 ERU per dwelling unit
    • Contact an Engineering Technician for additional estimates
    • Refer also to Edmonds City Code 7.30.035

Stormwater Utility - charges by Equivalent Service Unit.  Storm GFC per ESU = $799.00

    • A Single Family Residence = 1 ESU unless the SFR includes 5,000sf or more new, replaced or combination thereof, in which case the GFC is calculated per the ratio below.
    • All developments other than SFR and SFR with over 5,000sf impervious surface area as described above shall pay GFC's at a ratio of one ESU per 3,000sf of new, replaced, or new plus replaced impervious surface area.
    • Refer also to Edmonds City Code 7.50.070


Park Impact Fees

    • Single-family house: $2,734.05 per dwelling unit
    • Multi-family residential housing: $2340.16 per dwelling unit
    • Non-residential development: $1.34 per square foot.
    • Refer also to Ordinance 3934 Establishing Park Impact Fees


Transportation Impact Fees 

Fees are noted below as well as in City handout and Code.

Permitting Contacts

Development Services Department
121 5th Ave N
Edmonds, WA 98020

Phone: 425-771.0220
Fax: 425.771.0221

M, T, Th, F: 8am to 4:30pm
Wed 8:30am to Noon
The switchboard is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  425.771.0220


Building Division
Planning Division
Engineering Development Staff
Code Enforcement