General Permit Assistance (old)


The Permit Assistance pages provide help in navigating the codes and permit requirements that apply to most any construction or development project in the City of Edmonds.

IMPORTANT: Make sure the property you are working with is actually in the City
before applying or looking for permit information ! !

Many "Edmonds" addresses are for properties that are actually in unincorporated areas -- not within City limits. Please check this map to make sure the property you are interested in is actually within the City of Edmonds. The shaded area on the map shows the Edmonds city limits.

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The City's online permit system offers a number of features, including:

The City provides a large number of information handouts designed to assist you in obtaining information about applicable standards and permit processes. Application forms are also provided for download.

The current listing of adopted building codes can be found here.

Please follow the link below for the City of Edmonds Privacy Policy:

Planning News

Tree Code Updates

The City is working on an update to its tree codes in order to help implement the Urban Forest Master Plan. Track progress here.

AWC Award

The City of Edmonds won an Association of Washington Cities Municipal Excellence Award for its Sustaining Edmonds program.