Development Fees

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 

Impact fee rates will be increasing over the next 3-years.  The first increase will go into effect January 1, 2017.  Please follow this LINK for the complete fee schedule.  

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