**PLEASE NOTE, all permits are to be submitted digitally. Inquire with PCED Staff should you have questions**

The PCED department is separated into three focuses: Planning, Building and Economic Development. The PCED department is responsible for:

  • Reviews land use permits and building permits for consistency with adopted zoning regulations and adopted building codes.
  • Responsible for periodic updates to various documents including the comprehensive plan, development regulations and strategic plans.
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    Anacortes Wastewater Treatment Plant Outfall Relocation Shoreline Substantial Development Permit and Shoreline Conditional Use Permit Decision View the Notice HERE.
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    Guemes Island Ferry is Going Electric!

    The PCED Department is coordinating with Skagit County along with Glosten, and Confluence Environmental on permitting the ferry terminal modifications for the new battery-electric ferry, expected to enter service by 2025. Click here to learn more about the project!
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    We have updated our forms & applications!

    In an effort to simplify the process of submitting permits and applications digitally, staff has updated all forms to allow for fillable PDFs and created correlated form formats. View the new Permits & Applications HERE!
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Please send applications in PDF format with a file and message size no greater than 30 MB.   An email with a link to a file share site (Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, etc.) is acceptable.

Schedule a Building Inspection

Phone: 360-293-1901 ext 4708

Be prepared to provide the site address, building permit number, type of inspection requested, preferred time of day (a.m. or p.m.) and a contact name and phone number. 

Please view the City's Public Records Information page for information on submitting a public records request.

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