Development Regulations & Design Guidelines

Adopted Codes

Development in Lynnwood is regulated by the Lynnwood Municipal Code (LMC), and by many other State and Federal Regulations. The LMC provides regulatory requirements for development including setbacks, height, and minimum lot size.

Design Guidelines

The purpose of the design guidelines is to produce high-quality development that reflects our Community Vision for Lynnwood's future. The City's design guidelines are a method of guiding development and enhancing the quality of buildings, sites and the public realm. 


Applies to Commercial, Industrial, Multi-Family and Public Zones

Alderwood City Center Transition Area

Applies to Alderwood City Center Transition Area Zones only.

City Center

Applies to City Center Zones only.

Highway 99 

Applies to Highway 99 Mixed-Used Zone only