Please see the list of permit types below to learn more about the requirements specific to your project. You will find applications, checklists, and general information that will guide you through the application process with the City of Lynnwood.
Land Use & Subdivisions: Permits for property line changes, zoning interpretations, and project design review. Land Use Permits are sometimes required prior to receiving an associated Building or Civil Construction permit.
Residential Building: Any work to single-family, duplex, or townhouse buildings or structures of 1-2 units.
Commercial Building: Any work to commercial buildings or structures, including residential buildings of 3 or more units.
Development Engineering: Any work outside of the building footprint including grading, water, sewer, storm drainage, tree clearing, and work within the Public ROW.
Appeal of Hearing Examiner Application (PDF)
Adopted Codes, City Design Guidelines & Plans
Permit & Impact Fees
Permit Activity Reports
Public Records Requests
Permit Refund Request Form
Water and Sewer Service Area Map
Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)
Building Average Grade Plane
Business Banner Sign Guide
Construction Inspection Guidelines
Deck Sample Drawings
Lynnwood Engineering Design Manual
Residential Hedge & Fence Guide
Property Maintenance Guidelines
Short Plat Guidelines
Solid Waste Collection Area
Tenant Improvement Sample Drawings
Registering for an Account
Permit Portal Overview
Applying for a Permit
Update Contact Info & Pay Invoices
Frequently Asked Questions