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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Planning Commission public hearing is scheduled on February 20, 2018, to consider whether electric fences should be allowed in additional zones meeting certain standards. The City's current regulations restrict electric fences to the agricultural zone. Select this link to view the Planning Commission packet which will be available on-line one week prior to the February 20 public hearing.
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 will consider that recommendation in the month of February. City Council briefing scheduled on February 7, 2018 with a public hearing scheduled on February 21, 2018. Select this link for more information.