Bring Your Business To Edmonds, Washington

Edmonds, a vibrant city located just 15 miles north of Seattle and 18 miles south of Everett, is easy to reach by Amtrak and Sound Transit commuter rail, Community Transit buses, Washington State Ferries, automobiles and bicycles.

A walkable waterfront town which is celebrated as an arts community, Edmonds offers sandy beaches, stunning views, and a full calendar of year round events. Fanning out from the central fountain, enjoy art galleries and day spas, and shop at boutique clothing, garden supply, house wares, jewelry, book and travel shops, specialty wine and food stores. Restaurants, cafes and bistros, offer a delicious dining experience and beachfront eateries with outdoor tables provide scenic views of Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains, and magnificent sunsets. Shopping and dining opportunities are also found along Highway 99 and the neighborhood commercial districts of Westgate, Five Corners, Firdale Village, and Perrinville.

The City of Edmonds is an 8.9-square mile urban community with 39,800 people. The third largest city in Snohomish County, Edmonds has many characteristics, i.e., a growing economic base, diverse marketplace, excellent school system, and outstanding quality of life that make it an excellent location to start a business.

The City of Edmonds is committed to supporting and retaining our business community and enhancing economic development.  The Department of Community Services and Economic Development staff are available to assist you with your business-related questions and direct you to Community and Business Resources to support your business. Please contact Community Services/Economic Development staff at: Director at (425) 771-0251 or Cindi Cruz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or (425) 775-7724.  We look forward to working with you.


Start a New/Expand/Manage Your Business

Start a new, or expand an existing, business in Edmonds


Community and Business Resources

Local and state business and tourism resources

Community Services/Economic Development Department

Provides support to new and existing businesses, and strategic/economic development planning.


Doing Business With Edmonds - Invitation to Bids, RFPs and RFQs

Invitation(s) to Bid(s), Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Qualifications (RFQs)

Business Licenses

Business Licensing and registration information


Taxes and Bussiness Incentives 

Property, Utilities, Sales taxes


The material in this site is intended for general information purposes only. While it is current at the time of posting, changes to the City of Edmonds Municipal Code (EMC) or state law may invalidate some of this information. In the event of a conflict between this guide and the EMC, the EMC prevails. For clarification of your individual circumstances, consult the City of Edmonds Municipal Code.

Economic Dev Contact

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