Permit Assistance

Click here for information on permitting during the COVID-19 Emergency!
BUILDING AND LAND USE APPLICATIONS: Apply for Building Permits and Land Use applications online at: Welcome to MBP | MBP (

INSPECTIONS: Schedule your inspection online at: Inspection Scheduling (

ENGINEERING PERMITS: Right-of-Way, Side Sewer and Streatery Permits are NOT on My Building Permit yet. Please email your application and applicable documents to [email protected]

FOR GENERAL INQUIRES: Please contact the Development Services Department at [email protected]

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The City of Edmonds Development Services Department and Engineering Division are here to assist you through the development process. The Permit Assistance page provides information related to land use, development codes, standards, project requirements, utilities, etc.


Many "Edmonds" addresses are for properties that are actually in unincorporated areas - not within city limits. Please use the following map link to make sure the property you are interested in actually falls within the City of Edmonds. The shaded areas on the map show Edmonds city limits.


Please follow the link below for the City of Edmonds Privacy Policy:

Permitting Contacts

Development Services Department
121 5th Ave N
Edmonds, WA 98020

Phone: 425-771.0220
Fax: 425-771-0221

M, T, Th, F: 8am to 4:30pm
Wed 8:30am to Noon
The switchboard is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 425-771-0220


Building Division
Planning Division
Engineering Development Staff
Code Enforcement

Building & Code News

Temporary Tents and Canopies

Temporary Tents and Canopies can now be applied for online at Here is the link to specific submittal information: Submittal Information

Streateries Information

Information on Streateries can be found here, including guidance on the rules governing them and how to obtain City approval.

Building Codes Updated

The 2018 International Building Codes have been adopted by the City of Edmonds and are effective as of February 1, 2021.

COVID-19 Permitting

COVID-19 Emergency measures are now in effect!

2021 Development Fees

The new Edmonds development fee schedule is available here - effective January 1, 2021.