General Permit Assistance

Edmonds Development Permitting During the COVID-19 Emergency

Effective Tuesday, March 17 — and until further notice — City Hall is CLOSED for general public access
City Staff will continue to perform permitting activities while limiting in-person contact during the emergency.

FOR GENERAL INQUIRIES:  please contact the Development Services Department at devserv.admin@edmondswa.gov or by phone at 425-771-0220

CONSTRUCTION AND INSPECTIONS:

          June 5, 2020 - Snohomish County was approved to enter Phase 2. 

          Visit the Construction & Inspections Page for information on complying with the Governor's Phase 2 Construction Restart.

 

ELECTRONIC PERMIT SUBMITTALS: Visit the Apply For A Permit Page for inquiries related to electonic plan submittals and review of applications.  

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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.    

 

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

MyBuildingPermit.com

The City of Edmonds is now utilizing the MyBuildingPermit.com online portal for permit applications, inspections requests and more.  MyBuildingPermit.com is a permitting site shared with neighboring jurisdictions.  Please visit the website for more information and resources.

 

Building Codes Updated

The 2018 International Building Codes are expected to be adopted by the City of Edmonds later this year and take effect on November 1, 2020.

 

COVID-19 Permitting

COVID-19 Emergency measures are now in effect!

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.

 

2020 Development Fees

The new Edmonds development fee schedule is available here - effective January 15, 2020.