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 a planner regarding general land use and zoning questions, please email us at  

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The public hearing for the Port of Everett’s Bay Wood Shoreline Restoration and Redevelopment project was held on May 7, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.  To view the Hearing Examiner’s decision, select this link.