Planning, Community, & Economic Development

***For information about Planning, Community & Economic Development Department services during the COVID-19 pandemic, please view this page, or contact 360-293-1901.***

Highlighted PCED Projects

R4 Zone Building Height Discussion


Shoreline Master Program Update

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Critical Areas Regulations Update

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2019 Development Regulations Update

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COVID-19 Small Business Grant Information

Planning Services

  • What we do:
    • Land use permit application review, issuance, and inspection.
    • Administration of zoning, subdivision, shoreline, environmental and critical area codes.
    • Process amendments to the Anacortes Comprehensive Plan, development regulations, and Official Zoning Map.
  • Public Notices - Land Use Permits & Planning
  • Legislative Project Updates

Building Services

  • What we do:
    • Application review and issuance of building permits and inspection of buildings and construction sites.
    • Investigation of code complaints.
  1. Planning Services

    Phone: 360-299-1984

  2. Building Services

    Phone: 360-293-1901

  3. Building Permit Inspection

    Phone: 360-293-1901 ext 4708

  1. Small Business Stabilization Grants

    If you are a small business (30 or fewer employees), and are experiencing financial difficulties that may be limiting your business, the City may be able to help with grant assistance. See below! Read on...
  2. Commercial Avenue Complete Streets Project 11th to 13th - Side by Side Animation

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Frequently Used Documents

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