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Edmonds Development Permitting During the COVID-19 Emergency

City Hall continues to be CLOSED for general public access. City Staff are available via email and phone for permitting activities.

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]

Applications and payment for some permits can now be made online via The City will be adding more permit types to this site, so please check periodically to see if the application you want to make is available online. Using the email/upload methods described below may add time to the application process.

COVID-19: In response to the Governor's Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order:

  • Permit applications are being accepted and reviewed electronically. Contact information is provided below for each of the reviewing divisions.
  • Snohomish County entered Phase 2 on June 5, 2020. To find out more, visit the "Construction and Inspections" page.


  • Contact: Devlopment Services Permit Coordinators can be reached at [email protected]. Direct questions related to building permit submittals and related processes, including intake appointments here.
  • Submittal Process:
    • Go to (MBP) to apply for your permit online. MBP will guide you through the process.


  • Contact: The Planning Division can be reached at [email protected]. Direct questions related to land use application submittals and related processes here.
  • Submittal Process:


  • Contact: The Engineering private development team can be reached at [email protected]. Direct civil plan review questions and questions related to Engineering permits (i.e. side sewer, right-of-way, encroachment, and street use permits) here.
  • Submittal Process:
    • Complete the appropriate permit application form.  All Engineering permit application forms can be found on our Applications & Forms Page.         
    • Email to [email protected]. Applications over 25MB cannot be accepted via email. Contact Engineering Permits for alternative methods.