The Planning and Community Development 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 Planning, Land Use Permits, and Housing and Community Development programs. The Department also includes the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP), Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), Historic Preservation, and Human Needs.
Our new Online Permitting Portal is available for searching existing land use projects and applying for limited permits and projects online. Applications available are preapplication meeting requests, nonconforming building and use certifications, and zoning verification letter requests. All other land use applications can be applied for at the Permit Services Counter by downloading the applications at this link.
MapEverett is an application that allows you to view City of Everett spatial information (GIS data and images) in an interactive map display. You can look for zoning, utilities, critical areas, neighborhoods, estimated lot lines, aerial views, and etc.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a notice (link) on the proposed flood hazard determinations for Snohomish County, Washington and incorporated areas. If you have any questions regarding the determinations, please contact Steve Ingalsbe at 425-257-7135 or at email@example.com.
Planning Commission approved Resolution 18-01 on a code amendment to allow electric fences in additional zones meeting certain standards. The City's current regulations restrict electric fences to the agricultural zone. If you would like to be notified of the City Council public hearing, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opiate Substitution Treatment Facility
On December 5, 2017, Planning Commission approved Resolution 17-08 on a code amendment for opiate substitution treatment facilities. City Council considered that recommendation at their public hearing on February 21, 2018. After public testimony and Council discussion, Council President Roberts asked staff to return at a later date with more information regarding the options discussed at the public hearing. At the March 7th public hearing, City Council approved a revision to the ordinance as amended. if you have any questions, please contact Allan Giffen at 425-257-8725. Select this link for more information.
Marijuana Retail Limit Restrictions
A Planning Commission workshop was held on February 20, 2018 to consider the existing regulations regarding marijuana retail limit restrictions. A future Planning Commission public hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If you would like to be notified of that public hearing, please let us know at email@example.com. Select this link for more information.