Building Division Codes and Design Information

Building Codes Adopted by the City of Edmonds as of 7/1/2013:

2012 International Building Code
2012 International Residential Code
2012 International Mechanical Code
2012 International Fuel Gas Code
2012 International Fire Code
2012 Existing Building Code
2012 International Property Maintenance Code
2012 International Code Council Performance Code
2012 Washington State Energy Code
2012 Uniform Plumbing Code
2011 National Electrical Code
WA State Amendments as applicable
Edmonds Community Development Code Title 19



Design Criteria for City of Edmonds

Ground Snow Load          25 psf
Seismic Design               Category D
Wind Speed                   85 mph
Wind Exposure               B,C & D (varies with location contact plan review staff)
Winter Design Temp       27 degrees F  (-3 degree C)
Mean Annual Temp         50 degrees F  (10 degree C)

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.