Community Development

The departments, divisions and staff in the various planning and development services strive to preserve and enhance the quality of life of Bothell citizens by providing sound and efficient management of the City's overall land use planning program and to develop mechanisms for City Council to utilize in managing and guiding growth when considering land use changes and the development of the City.

Principles of Development Service

  • Every permit is important
  • Our services are predictable, efficient and understandable
  • We offer multiple services under one line of business
  • We are facilitators of good development
  • Our word is our bond

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