Planning and Development Services

Director: Dale Pernula

planning
Permits
Permit guidelines
Forms
Fee Schedule
Check permit status

Active permits map
   
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Natural Resources
Agricultural and forest lands
Critical Areas FAQs
Drinking Water
Shorelines

Stormwater
Streams and wetlands
   
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Community Planning
Current & historical projects
Planning Commission

Comprehensive Plan
Suggest a plan or code amendment
   
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Code Compliance
About the process
Report a violation

Track compliance
   
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Public Notices and Comments
Recent legal notices
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How to comment
   
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Reference
Zoning map
Building & Land Use Code
Administrative Official Interpretations
Edison Subarea Clean Water District
Pipeline Safety
About the Department



 

 




  • Gravel pit application received
    Concrete Nor'west is proposing a gravel mining operation near Grip Road.

  • Cards and checks only
    Due to the low frequency with which customers pay in cash , and security considerations, we will discontinue accepting cash for permits starting January 1.

  • Comprehensive Plan 2016 Update
    Skagit County adopted the state-mandated periodic update of the Comprehensive Plan and development regulations on time and
    under budget.

  • Shoreline Master Program Update
    Skagit County is working on updating our 1970s-era shoreline regulations.

  • Stormwater Permitting
    Skait County is one of the first governments in the region to
    achieve compliance with the updated Municipal Stormwater
    Permit for Western Washington.

  • Active Permits Map
    Browse active permits for the last five years in unincorporated Skagit County on our interactive map.

Popular Topics
Marijuana Permitting
Potentially Dangerous Wild Animals

Seasonal Farmworker Housing at Raspberry Ridge

Shell Oil Products Rail Unloading Facility

Tesoro Refinery Clean Products Upgrade Project


Physical and Mailing Address
1800 Continental Place
Mount Vernon WA 98273

Contact the Department
General questions 360-416-1320 | fax (more info)
Request inspections 360-416-1330
Staff Contacts by Topic

Reception
Mon-Fri       7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Permit Application Counter Hours
Mon-Fri       9 am – Noon and 1 – 3:30 pm
Closed        Noon - 1 pm

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