Getting Started

The Permit Assistance pages provide help in navigating the codes and permit requirements that apply to most any construction or development project in the City of Edmonds.

The City Hall permit counter is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm, and on Wednesday from 8:00am to Noon.

IMPORTANT:  Make sure the property you are working with is actually in the City
before applying or looking for permit information ! !

Many "Edmonds" addresses are for properties that are actually in unincorporated areas -- not within City limits. Please check this map to make sure the property you are interested in is actually within the City of Edmonds. The shaded area on the map shows the Edmonds city limits.


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The City's online permit system offers a number of features, including:

The City provides a large number of information handouts designed to assist you in obtaining information about applicable standards and permit processes. Application forms are also provided for download.

The current listing of adopted building codes can be found here.
Please follow the link below for the City of Edmonds Privacy Policy:



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.  

Planning News