Construction & Inspections

CONSTRUCTION HOURS: Sound or noise originating from construction sites as a result of construction activity is exempt from noise limits during the hours of 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM on weekdays and 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturdays.  Construction activity noise on Sunday and Federal Holidays is limited to 55 decibels.

- Report all sound or noise violations to 911.


REQUESTS FOR AN INSPECTION of your permitted project should be made a minimum of 24 hours prior to the date needed.  Many projects will need inspections from multiple departments including, Building, Planning, Engineering and Fire.

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Inspections are performed Monday through Friday unless otherwise stated at the Development Services Department.

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Inspections are typically performed between the hours of 8am-4pm.  When requesting your inspection, please note your preference for AM or PM.

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For FINAL project inspections, Engineering inspections (when required by permit) must be scheduled in advance of calling for your Building final inspection.  Requests for final engineering inspections require 48 hours notice.





Building Inspection                 Schedule online or call (425) 771-0220 during office hours
Engineering Inspection Hotline

(425) 771-0220 ext. 1326

Fire Department Inspections

(425) 775-7720

Planning Division Inspections

(425) 771-0220 or via email


Please visit Online Permit Info to review the status of your project and to see a list of inspections that have been completed, as well as other inspections that may be required.


  • Approved plans and inspection card shall be on site and available to the inspector at all times.
  • Utility installations shall not be backfilled until approved by the inspector.
  • Concrete pours shall not commence until forms have been approved by the inspector.
  • Temporary erosion and sedimentation control is the responsibility of the contractor/owner and shall be maintained throughout the project.
  • Traffic control shall be provided to MUTCD standards and per approved plans.

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