The Planning Department promotes the community’s vision to accommodate quality growth, consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code.  The department includes Long Range and Land Use Planning, and Historic Preservation.  

Coronavirus (COVID-19) alert:

The City of Everett has declared a State of Emergency. Due to public health concerns related to COVID-19, the Permit Services public counter and Planning Department Administrative Offices are temporarily closed to the public until further notice. We will remain available during regular business hours via phone, email and postal mail. During this time, we encourage our community members to utilize our online resources. Please note that we will be experiencing a higher volume of calls and emails with limited staff available to respond. We will respond to your inquiry in the order received.


To speak to a planner regarding general land use and zoning, please email us at  

  1. Announcements
  2. Code Amendments
  1. A variance public hearing is scheduled with the Land Use Hearing Examiner on August 6, 2020 at 9:00 AM.  Select this link to view the staff report and exhibits.
  2. The appeal hearing for the Seahurst short subdivision project was held on July 24, 2020.  Select this link to view the staff report and exhibits.  The decision will be issued on August 7, 2020..