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Snohomish County Adopts 120-Day Permit Extension Emergency Ordinance

Posted on Apr 24, 2020 in:
  • Industry Issues
  • Permitting
  • Advocacy

The Snohomish County Council has unanimously adopted an emergency ordinance extending building and development permits by 120 days. The council also signaled a clear intention to further extend permits, should it be necessary. Due to the use of an emergency ordinance, a public hearing will have to held within 60 days on the measure’s passage, but that is very likely just a formality. The extensions apply automatically to permits; holders do not need to take any action or pay a fee.

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