Building Divsion HOME

The Permit Counter is located on the 2nd floor of City Hall.

Mailing Address:
121 5th Ave. N
Edmonds, WA 98020

We are open Monday-Tuesday-Thursday-Friday from 8 to 4:30 p.m. On Wednesdays we are closed except by appointment - however the telephone switchboard will remain open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Applications and submittals are accepted until 4 p.m.


House20framingThe Building Division is charged with the administration and enforcement of the building codes adopted by the State of Washington as amended by the Edmonds City Council.  The adopted codes and regulations serve to protect life and property by governing the City's built environments. Our goal is to fulfill these responsibilities in a manner provides facilitative service to the community, citizens and our customers. 

The Building Division staff reviews construction plans, issues permits and performs inspections of residential and commercial projects within the City.  This is done to help ensure that projects are designed and constructed in keeping with the currently adopted regulations including, building, mechanical, plumbing, fire, and energy codes. 

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
The switchboard is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  425.771.0220


Development Code Update

Building News

Permit Counter hours change June 1

Development Services permit counter hours will be changing June 1, 2015. Read more here.


Solar permits now online!

Permitting for residential rooftop solar installations is now available online... find out more here.

Carbon Monoxide detectors

Updated information on the State requirements for CO detectors are shown in the attached memo.

Residential fire sprinklers

Residential Sprinklers Required - Ordinance 3819.