Construction & Inspections

BUILDING, LAND USE & ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS: Apply for Building Permits, Land Use and Engineering applications online at: Welcome to MBP | MBP (

INSPECTIONS: Schedule your inspection online at: Inspection Scheduling (

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



Please schedule inspections directly through  or for a building inspection, phone 425-771-0220, ext. 1333. Inspection schedules are set at 7:00 am each morning. Requests after 7:00 am will be scheduled for the following business day.

CONSTRUCTION HOURS: Sound or noise originating from construction sites as a result of construction activity is exempt from noise limits during the hours of 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM on weekdays and 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturdays. Construction activity noise on Sunday and Federal Holidays is limited to 55 decibels.

- Report all sound or noise violations to 911.


  • Requests to be made a 24 hours prior to the date needed. Projects may need inspections from multiple departments including, Building, Planning, Engineering and Fire.
  • Inspections are performed Monday - Friday, unless otherwise stated at the Planning and Development Department
  • Inspections are typically performed between the hours of 8am-3:30pm. When requesting an inspection, please include your preference of AM or PM.
  • Requests for final engineering inspections require 48hrs notice.
  • For FINAL project inspections, Engineering inspections (when required by permit) must be schedule in advance of the Building final inspection.


  • Approved plans and inspection card shall be on site and available to the inspector at all times.
  • Utility installations shall not be backfilled until approved by the inspector.
  • Concrete pours shall not commence until forms have been approved by the inspector.
  • Temporary erosion and sedimentation control is the responsibility of the contractor/owner and shall be maintained throughout the project.
  • Traffic control shall be provided to MUTCD standards and per approved plans.

Permitting Contacts

Planning and Development Department
121 5th Ave N
Edmonds, WA 98020

Phone: 425-771-0220

Email: [email protected]


The permit counter is open for walk-in service (no appointment necessary) M-F 8:30am to 2:00pm.  We are closed for lunch daily between 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Meetings outside of walk-in hours are available by appointment.  Phone 425-771-0220. 

Planning and Development Permit Center staff are available M-F 8:00am to 4:30pm for Telephone and Digital/Remote access.

Building Division
Planning Division
Engineering Development Staff
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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

Building Codes Updated

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