Growth and Expansion

Thinking about expanding your business in Snohomish County? Planning and Development Services (PDS) is your one-stop resource for assistance with permitting, land use and commercial development applications, zoning, code compliance, inspections, and more.

Business Licenses

Snohomish County licenses certain businesses that pose a health, safety and/or welfare concern to residents of Snohomish County as defined by county code. Businesses may also need to register with or obtain a business license from the Washington state Department of Revenue, the Secretary of State's Office, and/or other agencies or local governments. More information is available through the Snohomish County Auditor.

If you are locating your business within an incorporated city, please check with each city about its business licensing requirements.