Assistance Bulletins

The Assistance Bulletins on this site are for reference purposes only and should not be used in lieu of the Snohomish County Code.

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Bulletin NameNumberType
Administrative Conditional Use Permits (PDF)38Permits
Accessory Dwelling Units, Attached (PDF)13Permits
Accessory Dwelling Units, Detached (PDF)12Permits
Airport Compatibility Area Requirements106Code
Archaeological Sites Advisory (PDF)103Environmental
Best Management Practices for Small Projects SWPPP (PDF)92Environmental
Building Height Calculation (PDF)58Code
Burn Permit Ordinance (PDF)68Code
Code Interpretations (PDF)61Code
Code Violations, Reporting (PDF)51Process
Conditional Use Permits39Permits
Conversion of Attached Garages and Carports (PDF)28Permits
Coordinated Water System Plan Implementation (PDF)97Policy
Cottage Housing (PDF)79Code
Critical Areas Regulations for Residential Projects (PDF)15Environmental
Daycare Operations (PDF)11Code
Decks, Porches, and Steps (PDF)21Permits
Ditches, Filling of Roadside (PDF)66Permits
Docketing Process (PDF)5Process
Docks (PDF)19Permits
Drainage Review (Projects Vested On or After January 22, 2016) (PDF)89Permits
Drainage, Reduced Drainage Requirements Allowed Under the "Exception" (PDF)107Permits
Stables and Equestrian Centers (PDF)2Code
Exemptions, Common Permit Exemptions (PDF)74Permits
Expired Building Permit (PDF)71Permits
Fees, Residential Building Permits (PDF)18Permits
Fences (PDF)6Code
Fire Code Related Construction Permits and Fees (PDF)110Permits
Fire Damage Repair (PDF)4Process
Flood Hazard Areas (PDF)42Environmental
Forest Practices, Class IV General Permit (PDF)93Permits
Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)50Code
Garages and Storage Buildings (PDF)26Code
General Standards for Electronic Submittals (PDF)111Permits
General Standards for Plans and Drawings - Building Permits (PDF)112Permits
Hazardous Tree Removal (PDF)52Environmental
Home Occupations (PDF)10Code
How to Access PDS' Frequently Used Resources (PDF)115Permits
Inspections, Residential (PDF)25Permits
Kennels (PDF)7Code
Land Disturbing Activity Emergency Actions (PDF)88Code
Land Disturbing Activity Permit Exemptions (PDF)86Permits
Land Disturbing Activity Permits (PDF)87Permits
Land Disturbing Activity Plan Review and Inspection Fees (PDF)100Permits
Land Disturbing Activity Terms (PDF)85Code
Legal Lots (PDF)24Policy
Low Impact Development Best Management Practices (PDF)22Code
Low Impact Development Best Management Practices and Feasibility Analysis (PDF)108Code
LPG Tank Requirements, Residential (PDF)48Permits
Maps and GIS Data Resources (PDF)60Services
Mobile Home Park Zone (PDF)80Code
Mobile Home Building Permit (PDF)36Permits
Modification to Personal Wireless Service Facilities (PWSF) - Eligible Facilities Requests
Nonconforming Structures Repair, Replacement, and Remodeling (PDF)75Code
Permitting and Information Services (PDF)1Services
Pole Buildings (PDF)113Permits
Plumbing Permits, Residential (PDF)32Permits
Preparing Small Project SWPPPs (PDF)91Environmental
Recording Instructions (PDF)99Process
Recreational Vehicles53Code
Residential Building Permit Process (PDF)23Process
Relocating a Single-Family Residence (PDF)3Process
Replacement of Accidentally Destroyed Dwellings (PDF)47Process
Retaining Walls (PDF)40Permits
Rural Cluster Subdivisions (PDF)44Code
Shoreline Protection116Permits
Short Subdivision (Short Plat) Approval (PDF)8Process
Soil Standard Post-Construction (PDF)94Environmental
Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems
Solid Waste and Recycling Collection Areas (PDF)57Environmental
Source Control Best Management Practices (PDF)101Environmental
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan for Small Projects (PDF)90Environmental
Structures Built Without Required Permits and/or Inspections (PDF)83Process
Swimming Pools (PDF)17Permits
Temporary Dwelling Permits (PDF)49Permits
Transfer of Development Rights (PDF)69Policy
Transportation Concurrency Requirements (PDF)59Code
Urban Centers (PDF)96Code
Urban Centers Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)114Code
Urban Residential Design Standards (PDF)78Code
Urban Tree Canopy Coverage Requirements (PDF)105Environmental
Uses Allowed in Zones (Use Matrix) (PDF)37Code
Urban Villages (PDF)82Code
Variances (PDF)9Permits
Water Service Referral Process, Residential (PDF)98Process
Wedding Facilities (PDF)102Code