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. The current draft of the specific zoning code proposal can be viewed here.
The City Council has scheduled another public hearing for October 7, 2014, as well as Council study sessions for September 23 and October 14, 2014. You can follow the process by referring to the various online agendas for each meeting, as they are posted.


Edmonds Current & Future Capital Projects

On Thursday, September 25, City Public Works and Utilities Director Phil Williams gave a presentation to the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce regarding current and future capital projects underway and planned throughout the city.  You can see the slideshow of the presentation be clicking here or watch a partial video of the presentation by clicking here.

Mayor Earling Hosts Town Hall on Growing Train Traffic Concerns

(Edmonds, WA)   Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling is hosting a Town Hall the evening of October 2nd to discuss what experts predict may be an alarming increase in train traffic through Edmonds. The public event begins at 6:30 pm in the Plaza Room of the Edmonds Library.  The purpose of the Town Hall is to share information about the substantial projected growth in oil and coal transport by train, as well as the overall continued increase in volumes of train traffic passing through downtown Edmonds, and to discuss the critical impact that increases in train traffic will have on the Edmonds waterfront community and state Ferry system. The meeting will offer the public an opportunity to raise questions, share concerns and provide information. read more

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

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

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

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.


OPEN HOUSE: How landslides affect your property

Property owners who live in areas affected by landslides along the BNSF tracks are invited to an open house hosted by WSDOT, City of Edmonds and Town of Woodway. read more

Citizens Economic Development Commission Openings

logoThe City of Edmonds is currently seeking applicants to fill two openings on the Citizens Economic Development Commission, see press release here.

For more information, or an application, please visit our Boards & Commissions' webpage or contact the Mayor's Office by phone 425.771.0247 or email.

2nd Annual Edmonds Scarecrow Festival

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Presented by the Edmonds Museum
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Final Solarize workshops coming up soon

The final two Solarize South County (Edmonds!) workshops are scheduled for October 1st and 12th... attend to find out how YOU can take advantage of current rebates, credits and incentives to have an affordable residential solar installation on your home! See more details here or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Marsh & Shoreline Salmon Recovery Tour

Saturday October 4, 2014 10:30-12:00
Keeley O'Connell, Restoration Ecologist, and Todd Zachey, Marine Biologist, Tulalip Tribes, will educate the public about the Nearshore environment and what our community needs to do to restore native salmon populations. Invited groups include:

Mayor Earling and Edmonds City Council
Edmonds Committees, Boards, and Commissions 
WWU Marine Ecology students
Edmonds Woodway Students Saving Salmon
Sustainable Edmonds
General Public

Meet at Harbor Square Athletic Club by Edmonds Marsh. Dress for the weather and walking. Should be fun and educational! Treats provided.

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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