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 shoreline public hearing on US Golden Eagle Farms was held on September 17, 2020 at 9:00 AM.  Select this link for more information.
  2. A public hearing before the City's Land Use Hearing Examiner on a proposed multiple family development (Four Corners) located at the SWC of 79th Place SE and Evergreen Way is scheduled on October 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM.  Select this link for more information.
  3. A public hearing before the City's Land Use Hearing Examiner on a northbound I-5 construction proposal is scheduled on October 29, 2020 at 1:00 PM.  Select this link for more information.