Permit Services

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Permit Services offers residents and private developers information about private construction and development in the City of Everett and processes all of the required permits for construction.

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Parks impact fees went into effect on January 1, 2022 (EMC19.53). Please reference the Impact Fees - Traffic, School, Parks (PDF) handout for information on how this may affect your project. Contact planning@everettwa.gov or 425-257-8731 with any questions regarding the parks impact fee. 

Building permit fees increased on April 1, 2022. Please reference the new building permit fee schedules for residential and commercial projects and the Building Official's Administrative Guidelines for information on how this may affect your project. Please contact Permit Services with any questions at PermitServices@everettwa.gov or 425-257-8810.  

Permit Services welcomes Virtual Counter & In-Person appointments at the Permit Counter by appointment only. Click the button below to learn more or book an appointment

Getting started on permitting & construction projects

The permit(s) you will need depends on what you are trying to do, as there are many factors to consider for different types of land use and construction. Click on the links below for more detailed information about each topic. Once you know what forms and checklists you will need, you can begin the permit process.