1. Paperless PDS

    On September 1st, Snohomish County Planning & Development Services transitioned to a completely paperless system in its permitting division. PDS has been accepting numerous permits electronically for many years and we believe this is an excellent time to take the next step.

    Would you like to know more? We have a great video located and you can also check out our Paperless PDS webpage!

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  2. Light Rail Communities

    Light rail is coming to Snohomish County, beginning with Lynnwood in 2024 and Everett in 2036. For more information about this project, please see our Light Rail Communities page.

  3. HIRST Decision Update

    As you may have heard, the Washington State legislature has recently passed new regulations  related to permit exempt wells and resolution to the issues raised by the HIRST decision (October 2016). The legislation was signed by Governor Inslee.

    For more information on how the county will handle this decision please visit our HIRST Decision Page.

  4. Highlighted Items

    PDS has published two newly proposed rules and one finalized rule:
    • Proposed PDS Director's Rule 18-04 would adopt rules for the protection of critical species and habitats that are included under SCC 30.62A.410. The minimum protection requirements are established under SCC 30.62A.440. PDS is accepting public comment on the proposed rule through June 26, 2018. 
    • Adopted PDS Director's Rule 18-02 supersedes and updates an existing rule and make several procedural changes to implement a recently adopted ordinance. The rule was adopted on May 11, 2018 and became effective on May 18, 2018. 
    • Proposed PDS Director's Rule 18-03 would clarify the use of recreational vehicles on properties within unincorporated Snohomish County. The comment period has closed and PDS will soon publish a finalized rule.

PDS Contact Information

  1. Barb Mock
    Barb Mock


    McCrary, Mike

    Mike McCrary

    Deputy Director

    Snohomish County
    Planning and Development Services

    3000 Rockefeller Avenue, M/S 604
    Second Floor, Robert Drewel Building
    Everett, WA 98201
    Driving Directions

    Main Line: 425-388-3311
    Records Center: 425-388-3622
    Fax: 425-388-3872

    Staff Directory
  2. Public Service Hours

    Monday through Friday 8am-4pm*
    Appeals accepted Monday through Friday 8am-5pm

    Thursday 8am-10am
    *All submittals must arrive and be checked into our Customer Assistance Tracking System prior to 3:30 p.m.
  3. 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

Online Services

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