Building Division - construction for a sound future

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 at noon - however the switchboard will remain open from 8 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 commericial projects within the City.  This is done to help ensure that projects are designed and cosntructed in keeping with the currently adopted regulations including, building, mechanical, plumbing, fire, and energy codes. 

Building News

New 2014 Fees

New development fees are in effect as of January 1, 2014.

Park Impact Fees

New parks impact fees are in effect as of October 1, 2013. Fees apply to new residential development, or additions to or new non-residential development.

Solar permits now online!

Online solar permits available starting June 24th... find out more here.

Carbon Monoxide detectors

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