• Westgate Proposal


    The Edmonds City Council is currently reviewing proposals for zoning changes in the Westgate commercial area.

    You can find information on the history of this project here along with the current draft of the specific zoning code proposal.


Strategic Action Plan

2014 Governor's Smart Communities Award Winner!

 Strategic Action Plan adopted April 2, 2013


Strategic Action Plan Implementation

2015 Budgeting

"Our mission is to provide a high quality of life for residents and businesses, and a legacy for future generations by preserving and enhancing our historic waterfront community"  Mayor Earling's 2015 Budget Address.

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The City of Edmonds 2015 Proposed Budget is available [here]. 


Next Town Hall Meeting Scheduled

(Edmonds - WA) Rounding out his series of Town Halls for 2014, Mayor Dave Earling has scheduled his fourth and final Town Hall Meeting of 2014 for Wednesday, December 10th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Point Edwards Charter Club located at 85 Pine Street in Edmonds. read more

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Mayor Earling Hosts Town Hall on Growing Train Traffic Concerns

train town hall 5179 comp(Edmonds, WA)  On Thursday, October 2nd, Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling hosted a Trains Town Hall to discuss what experts predict may be an alarming increase in train traffic through Edmonds. The public event was held in the Plaza Room of the Edmonds Library and included panelists: Sean Ardussi, Senior Planner, Puget Sound Regional Council; Terry Finn, Consultant, Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad; Stephanie Solien, Vice President, Board of Directors, Climate Solutions; and Bob Watters, Senior Vice President, SSA Marine. Amy Scarton from Washington State Department of Transportation and Fire Chief Ed Widdis of Snohomish County Fire District 1 also provided comments.

At the meeting it was reported that the Department of Ecology had just issued their Washington State Marine & Rail Oil Transportation Study Preliminary Findings & Recommendations. That document can be viewed in its entirety here.

To view the MyEdmondsNews.com video of the Trains Town Hall meeting please click here.

Photo courtesy of Larry Vogel, MyEdmondsNews.com

City of Edmonds Hit with Unexpectedly Large Bill from Fire District 1 for Retroactive Employment Contract

(Edmonds – WA) Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling announced Tuesday that the City of Edmonds, together with the cities of Mountlake Terrace and Brier, has received word from Fire District 1 leadership that, pursuant to contracts with their union personnel, the cities now owe retroactive payment for represented employee pay raises accruing from 2013 and 2014. For the City of Edmonds the bill amounts to $1.67 million.  read more

Businesses Take the City of Edmonds Green Business Pledge

GreenBusiness web(Edmonds – WA) Congratulations and thank you to our local businesses who took the green business pledge during the first round of pledging: 

Gallery North
Merri Lee Jacobs, PhD Psychologist
Landau Associates
Walnut Street Coffee
Cheesemonger’s Table
City of Edmonds Public Works Department

As part of the City of Edmonds’ efforts to encourage environmental awareness... read more

Help Local Entrepreneurs: Remember to Patronize Five Corners Businesses

5 corners construction 1 comp(Edmonds – WA) With construction of the new five corners roundabout well-underway, the City would like to remind residents that they can help support local entrepreneurs at that intersection by patronizing their establishments. read more

Edmonds to Receive Governor's Smart Communities Award

(Edmonds - WA) the City of Edmonds' Strategic Action Plan is a merit award winner int he Governor's 2014 Smart Communities Award program, as announced by Mayor Dave Earling. read more

Click here for Governor Inslee's official announcement.


Giving Tree Program Was A Great Success!

Thanks to the Edmonds Community, the Giving Tree Program Was A Great Success!

Thank you to all who participated in the Giving Tree Program sponsored by the City of Edmonds and in cooperation with Volunteers of America. 300 tags were selected from the Giving Trees representing gift requests by needy seniors and children. Over the last few weeks, cheerful participants brought in loads of brightly wrapped gifts to City sites. Volunteers of America has retrieved all of the gifts and will distribute them over the next few days, just in time for the holidays. Thank you for helping to make this program a success and blessing so many people in need. Happy Holidays!



2015 Edmonds Sister City Commission Student Trip to Japan!

(Edmonds – WA) The Edmonds Sister City Commission is accepting applications from students who are interested in visiting Japan in the summer of 2015. This annual cultural exchange program with Edmonds Sister City in Hekinan was initiated in 1988 and has organized visits for over 500 students and their chaperones both to and from Hekinan. read more
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Seeking Student Representative for Edmonds Arts Commission

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More details and application HERE

2015 Historic Edmonds Calendar available now.

NewsRelPic2015Calendar2The new Historic Edmonds Calendar for 2015 is now available for FREE at City Hall (121 5th Ave N) and the Anderson Center (700 Main Street). Because the supply is limited, they are available at up to 5 per individual or up to 20 per business. The calendar includes composite photos of old/new Edmonds by local artist Andy Eccleshall. Get yours today!



Learn more about the City's Traffic Calming Program

Have neighborhood traffic concerns?  Learn more about what you can do by clicking this LINK

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What's New-building div stuff

The new 2009 Washington State Energy Code is effective beginning January 1, 2011. Click here to see the most significant changes to the residential energy code.

Attention - Residential Fire Sprinklers

Effective November 29, 2010 – All newly constructed single family homes, duplexes and townhouses with over 3,000 square feet of floor area (living space) are required to have an automatic fire sprinkler system installed. The ordinance passed by Edmonds City Council during their November 16, 2010 meeting applies only to new construction and does not have an impact on remodels and/or additions to existing buildings.

Contact the Development Services Department for information.

2009 International Building and Supplemental Code Adoption – effective 7/1/10

  • 2009 International Building Code
  • 2009 International Residential Code
  • 2009 International Mechanical Code
  • 2009 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2009 International Fire Code
  • 2009 International Existing Building Code
  • 2009 Uniform Plumbing Code
  • 2009 Washington State Energy Code (effective January 1, 2011)
  • 2009 Property Maintenance Code