planningThe 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.  

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  1. The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently revised nineteen preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) panels and the Flood Insurance Study (FIS), reflecting proposed flood hazard determinations within Snohomish County, Washington and Incorporated Areas (link). Technical information or comments are solicited on the proposed flood hazard determinations shown on the preliminary FIRM and/or FIS report for Snohomish County, Washington and Incorporated Areas. For more information, please contact Steve Ingalsbe at 425-257-7135 or singalsbe@everettwa.gov.  
  2. The City's 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The City is soliciting Statements of Qualification from qualified consulting firms to assist in preparation of a Housing Action Plan. Responses are due on December 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. You may obtain the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) by clicking this link: RFQ-Housing Action Plan.