Public Works

Welcome to the Public Works Department. We're here to serve you and provide the most up-to-date information. We're responsible for a vast system of infrastructure that keeps our city and your day to day lives moving!

Project Management

Includes the design and coordination of capital projects and engineering programs. 

Development Services

Includes Permits, Inspections and Plan Review.

Construction Management

Responsible for construction contract management and inspection of City Capital Improvement Projects.


The Traffic division of Public Works is responsible for all traffic control measures within the City's rights of way.  

Street Maintenance

Street Maintenance is responsible for repairs to the streets and sidewalks. 

Storm Water Utility Maintenance

The Storm Water Utility Maintenance is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the City-owned portions of the storm drainage system.  

Visit the Environmental and Stormwater Management for more information

Environmental and StormWater Management

Storm Water Utility Maintenance

Visit our Streets Maintenance Page for more information on Storm Water Utility Maintenance.

SEPA Review

The State Environmental Protection Act (SEPA) requires agencies to conduct environmental reviews for projects which meet certain criteria. Lynnwood criteria

For Projects which meet this criteria, complete this form.

In some cases, SEPA is required for projects with no related construction such as Comprehensive Plan Amendments, certain city code revisions, 6-Year Transportation Improvement Plan and others. In these cases, complete this form.

Supplemental Stormwater Guidelines 

The City of Lynnwood is using the 2019 Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington 

Water & Sewer Maintenance provide maintenance services for the water utility and the sewer utility.  Emphasis is placed on providing excellent customer service and planning for future growth, replacement of aging infrastructure and compliance with Federal requirements.