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Posted on: March 30, 2020

City Planning Department updates its processes in response to COVID-19

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION

The City of Snohomish Planning Department has new processes in place for permitting and inspections.

To implement the Governor’s executive order dated March 23, 2020 (and follow-up memorandum on Construction Guidance dated March 25, 2020), City staff from Planning and Development Services (Building, Planning, Fire) will be performing inspection...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Development Permits Still Being Issued

Permitting

Despite the fact City Hall is closed to the public and most City employees are working from home in order to slow the spread of the Coronavirus/COVID-19, you can still submit permit applications and receive approved permits.

The Planning & Development Services department is still accepting new applications for building permits and land use approvals, however the normal intake process has been changed to allow staff to maintain proper social distances.

To submit a new appli...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Annual Garbage & Recycle Drop-Off Event

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The April 4, 2020 Annual Garbage & Recycle Drop-off Event has been cancelled.


A future date has not been scheduled at this time.


City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: March 20, 2020

New Development Application Received

Notice of New Development Application

Boys & Girls Club Addition Site Development Plan Application Received

A Site Development Plan Notice of Application was issued today for construction of a 3,200 square foot addition to the existing Snohomish Boys & Girls Club facility for a teen activity center. For more information on this new application, and other de...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City Hall Closed to Public Access

Attention Important

City Hall is closed to public access due to the spread of Coronavirus/COVID-19 and will remain so until further notice.

If you need to make a utility payment you have three options:

  • Place your payment (checks or money orders only; no cash) in the drop box located in the driveway south of City Hall; or
  • Mail your payments (checks or money orders only) to P.O. Box 1589, Snohomi...
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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City Council Meeting Audio

Council Audio 2020

Citizens who are unable to attend a Snohomish City Council regular meeting have the option of accessing audio recordings of the meetings.

Audio sessions are synchronized to specific agenda items in order to provide listeners with quick access to the desired item. The audio is published online the morning following the regular meetings. Audio recordings can be heard by going to the City&...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: March 7, 2020

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

New Development Application Received

New Development App

1405 Avenue A Residential Lots Shoreline Substantial Development Permit Application Received

A Notice of Application was issued today for the 1405 Avenue A Residential Lots Shoreline Substantial Development Permit to allow lot development and construction of a single-family home on a previously approved subdivision located partially within the Sh...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Increased Thresholds for Minor New Construction to be Considered

Construction

The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, to consider a code amendment to adopt the maximum allowed flexible thresholds for the minor new construction environmental review exemption.

The hearing will take place in the George Gilbertson Board Room at the Snohomish School District Resource Center located at 1601 Avenue D.

The State Environmental Protection Act (SEPA) requires issuance of development permits to go through an environmental...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: January 16, 2020

City Transitions to Automated Phone/Text Notifications

Phone Notifications

Effective March 1, 2020 the City will transition to an automated phone/text messaging system that will notify customers regarding delinquent bills.

The City will no longer place tags on the doors of single-family residences notifying of service shut-off. Because of this, it is important for customers to update their contact information with the City. To sign up for e-bills, phone, or text notificatio...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Phishing Alert

Phishing Scam

The Washington State Business Licensing Service (BLS) has notified the City that some local license customers are getting phishing attacks emailed to them.

Scam emails may tell the business that endorsements should be renewed or certified via a link in the email. These emails are not from the Department of Revenue or any of it’s partners. Renewal notices from BLS will be sent from cms.dor.wa.gov. V...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Stay Informed About Development Projects in the City

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See what has been submitted recently and look at development applications currently in review.

Development projects on vacant land and larger redevelopment projects typically require a land use decision with a public comment period before the applicant can break ground to start construction activities.  To find out which land use applicati...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: March 27, 2020

City News

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Catch up on City News!

Some highlights of recent City news:

  • Temporary Suspension of Enforcement of Reusable Plastic Bag Fee.
  • A Letter to the Community from Mayor Kartak Regarding City Functions During Statewide Shutdown
  • Development Permits Still Being Issued
  • Annual Garbage/Recycle ...
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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Notice of Decision for the 120 Willow Tiny House Hotel Site Development Plan (City file #01-19-SDP)

Notice of Decision for file #01-19-SDP to construct nine individual “tiny house” structures on a 0.18-acre site located at 120 Willow Avenue. The site and buildings will be used as an eight-unit motel with a full-time office. Site impr...

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Details on this proposal can be found here. City of Snohomish Planning and Development Services
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Notice of Decision for the 1405 Avenue A Residential Lots Shoreline Substantial Development Permit

Notice of Decision for City File #SL20-0002, the 1405 Avenue A Residential Lots Shoreline Substantial Development Permit to allow lot development and construction of a single-family home on a previously approved subdivision at 1405 Avenue A located partia...

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Details on this proposal can be found here. City of Snohomish Planning and Development Services