The Permit Center is responsible for reviewing private development proposals throughout the City, including variances, design review, and subdivisions. For more information about these projects, including public notices, please visit the Public Land Use Notices page.
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The City of Lynnwood actively invests in infrastructure throughout the City and in infrastructure which supports City functions. Project range from major remodels, such as the Recreation Center, to new sewer lift stations, bicycle lanes, and upgrading traffic signals. For more information, please visit the Public Projects and Programs page.
- 2020 Comprehensive Plan
The 2020 Comprehensive Plan (.pdf) is the "constitution" for growth and development of the community. It describes the long-term direction and vision for Lynnwood.
Community Development is currently in the process of a state-mandated major update due in 2015. Please visit the Comprehensive Plan Updates webpage for the Plan and more information about this process.
- City Vision
In 2009, the City adopted the Community Vision, which envisions Lynnwood as a regional model for a sustainable, vibrant community with engaged citizens and an accountable government.
For more information about the City Vision, please visit the Visioning Lynnwood webpage or contact Julie Moore at (425) 670-5023 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- City Facility Plans
- Shoreline Master Program
- Strategic Plans
- Subarea Plans
- City Center
Updated in Spring 2012, the City Center plan is a 20-year effort to transform the City Center area into a model, mixed-use urban center, blending residential, retail, and other businesses with open space in a pedestrian-friendly environment. Please visit the City Center webpage for additional information.
- College District
The growth of Edmonds Community College (EdCC) is of greater concern to residents and businesses near the college than to those in other areas of the city. The College District Plan (.pdf) was developed and adopted in 2002 for the college and its surrounding neighborhoods to address these localized issues. The subarea plan integrates the goals, objectives and policies of the City's Comprehensive Plan with the EdCC Campus Master Plan and a combination of other interrelated issues and opportunities.
- Highway 99
In 2008, City Council adopted a series of economic revitalization strategies for the Highway 99 Corridor, extending from 148th Street SW (currently in the City's Municipal Urban Growth Area) to 216th Street SW at the City's southern limits. The City finalized adopted of the plan, zoning regulations, design guidelines, environmental impact statement (EIS) and expanded vision for the Highway 99 corridor in September 2011. Please visit the Highway 99 Revitalization webpage for additional information.
- Utility Plans
- Surface Water Comprehensive Plan
- Water Comprehensive Plan
The City of Lynnwood Water Comprehensive Plan provides a long-term planning strategy for the City’s water system over the 6- and 20-year planning periods. The objectives of this Plan are to evaluate the performance and adequacy of the existing City of Lynnwood water system, to determine what will be necessary to meet the infrastructure demands for the next 20 years, and to identify compliance issues that may affect operation of the water system. The Plan and additional information can be found on the Sewer and Water Documents and Reports webpage.
- Wastewater Comprehensive Plan
The Wastewater Comprehensive Plan for the City of Lynnwood addresses the City’s comprehensive planning needs for wastewater collection, transmission, treatment, and disposal for the next 20 years. Development of the Plan has been coordinated with the City’s Comprehensive Plan, Snohomish County planning efforts, the City’s Water System Plan, and City Center Plan. The Plan and additional information can be found on the Sewer and Water Documents and Reports webpage.
Let’s Play Recreation Guide is a quarterly publication of Lynnwood’s parks, recreation and art activities. You can view all of this season’s activities in the guide and register for many programs online. View the current Let's Play Recreation Guide
The Inside Lynnwood Newsletter is a quarterly publication of the City of Lynnwood. It spotlights various programs, projects, and developments that contribute to Lynnwood's quality of life. View current and past issues
The Senior Messenger Newsletter is a quarterly publication of the City of Lynnwood Senior Center serving all people 62 years of age and older with a variety of services, activities, and special events. View the current Senior Messenger
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