Marijuana Retail Moratorium
One June 22, 2016, the Snohomish County Council adopted Emergency Ordinance No. 16-051 prohibiting new marijuana retail businesses from locating anywhere in unincorporated Snohomish County. These regulations will automatically expire in six months unless renewed or otherwise extended prior to December 22, 2016. An official hearing on this matter is scheduled to take place on August 10, 2016, at 10:30 am.
New Vesting and Expiration Regulations
On March 16, 2016, the County Council approved Amended Ordinance No. 16-004 to address the processing of permits. The main amendments are to Chapter 30.70 of the Snohomish County Code (SCC):
- Section 30.70.140 was amended to change the expiration of applications, approvals, and permits, and
- A new section, 30.70.300, was added to clarify the vesting of applications.
NPDES (Stormwater Regulations) Update
On January 11, 2016, the County Council approved Ordinances Nos. 15-102 and 15-103 to amend the County's stormwater regulations. For more information, go to our NPDES Update project webpage.
Interim Director Email
Planning and Development Services
3000 Rockefeller Avenue, M/S 604
Second Floor, Robert Drewel Building
Everett, WA 98201
Main Line: 425-388-3311
Records Center: 425-388-3622
Public Service Hours
Open: Monday through Friday 8am-4pm*
Appeals accepted M-F 8am-5pm
Closed: Daily Noon to 1pm
*All submittals must arrive and be checked into our Customer Assistance Tracking System prior to 3:30 p.m.
On Demand Services
Requests for information and Permits Not Requiring an Appointment are accepted at the front counter on a first come first served basis.
Permits currently available online at www.MyBuildingPermit.com