General Permit Assistance

The Development Services permit counter and offices will be closed on 
Monday, December 9, 2019 for staff training on a new permit system. This includes Building, Planning, and Engineering personnel, as well as all inspection services.

Walk-in, telephone, and inspection services will not be available on Monday, December 9, 2019.
Services will resume on Tuesday, December 10th.
However, because training will be ongoing during that week, it is advisable to call ahead to make sure someone will be available to help you when you are at the office.

Information and permit status can still be obtained via the City website.

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The City of Edmonds Development Services Department and Engineering Division are here to assist you through the development process.  The Permit Assistance page provides information related to land use, development codes, standards, project requirements, utilities, etc.    

Please note: intake appointments are now required for New Single Family, large Additions, New Commercial, and major Tenant Improvement application submittals. If the plans are prepared by a professional, electronic files are requested in addition to the hard copies. Either bring on a flash drive or coordinate for electronic transfer. Please call 425-771-0220 to schedule an appointment!

 

EDMONDS CITY LIMITS

Many "Edmonds" addresses are for properties that are actually in unicorporated areas - not within city limits.  Please use the following map link to make sure the property you are interested in actually falls within the City of Edmonds.  The shaded areas on the map show Edmonds city limits.

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Please follow the link below for the City of Edmonds Privacy Policy:
http://www.edmondswa.gov/privacy/Privacy_Policy.htm

Development Code Update

New Stormwater Code in effect.   
Click HERE for more info.

Permitting Contacts

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

Phone: 425-771.0220
Fax: 425.771.0221

Hours:
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

Contacts:

Building Division
Planning Division
Engineering Development Staff
Code Enforcement

Building & Code News

Office Closed December 9th

The Development Services permit counter and offices will be closed on Monday, December 9, 2019 for staff training on a new permit system. This includes Building, Planning, and Engineering personnel. Information and permit status can still be obtained via the City website.

 

2019 Development Fees

New development fees - available here - as of January 1, 2019.

 

Sign Code Updated

The City's sign code has recently been updated, modifying how downtown sidewalk signs are regulated as well as improving some other more general sign code provisions. A summary can be found here, along with an application form.

 

Building Codes Updated

The 2015 International Building Codes as adopted by the City of Edmonds take effect on July 1, 2016.