Development Fees

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 or by phone at 425-771-0220


          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.  

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.