Development Fees

Edmonds Development Permitting During the COVID-19 Emergency

City Hall continues to be CLOSED for general public access. City Staff are available via email and phone for permitting activities.

BUILDING AND LAND USE APPLICATIONS: Apply for Building Permits and Land Use applications online at: Welcome to MBP | MBP (

INSPECTIONS: Schedule your inspection online at: Inspection Scheduling (

ENGINEERING PERMITS: Right-of-Way, Side Sewer and Streatery Permits are NOT on My Building Permit yet. Please email your application and applicable documents to

FOR GENERAL INQUIRES: Please contact the Development Services Department at

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.