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Planning and Development Services

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Physical and Mailing Address
1800 Continental Place
Mount Vernon WA 98273

Frequent Inquiries

General questions OR 360-416-1320
Burn permits 360-416-1840
Building inspection requests 360-416-1330
Permit application status Enter your permit number here

Water questions and revisions
Public comments How to comment on legislation and permit applications
Fax More info

Staff Contacts by Topic

Topic Staff
Access Public Works, 360-416-1429
Application process Pam Aldridge, Lori Anderson, Deepti Khanna, Nick Schmeck
Boundary line adjustments Grace Roeder
Building code Kendra Cole, Randy Johnson, Jack Moore
Burn permits Bonnie LaCount, Mark Anderson
Cell towers (building permits) Jeanne Aungst
Cell towers (SUP and eligible facilities) Annie Matsumoto-Grah, Allison Sanders
Code Compliance Tom Wenzl
Comprehensive Plan Peter Gill, Michael Cerbone
Critical areas Leah Forbes, Brannon McNellis, Betsy Stevenson
Drinking water Megan Cardenas, Brian Dickey
Fill and Grade Shawn Christensen, Matthew Geiger
Fire Inspections Bonnie LaCount, Mark Anderson
Fireworks Permits Bonnie LaCount, Mark Anderson
Fire investigation records Bonnie LaCount, Mark Anderson
Fire, burning, fireworks Bonnie LaCount, Mark Anderson
Flood Jack Moore
Food safety Public Health Department Food Safety Program
Forest practices Betsy Stevenson
Gravel/mining Betsy Stevenson
Home-based business Tawnee Clearbrook, Annie Matsumoto-Grah, Allison Sanders
Land use code Tawnee Clearbrook, Annie Matsumoto-Grah, Allison Sanders
Land divisions Tawnee Clearbrook, Annie Matsumoto-Grah, Allison Sanders
Legislation Peter Gill
Lot certification Grace Roeder
Marijuana (i-502) Annie Matsumoto-Grah
Pre-Development/Application Meeting Tawnee Clearbrook
Property Research Pam Aldridge, Lori Anderson, Deepti Khanna, Nick Schmeck
Restaurants Public Health Department Food Safety Program
Revisions – Building Plans Randy Johnson, Kendra Cole
Revisions – Site Plans Robin Tempest, Jeanne Aungst
Rezones Peter Gill
SEPA Brandon Black(Zoning and Building), Betsy Stevenson(Natural Resources), Peter Gill (Comprehensive Plan)
Septic Public Health Department, 360-416-1556
Setbacks (zoning) Tawnee Clearbrook, Annie Matsumoto-Grah, Allison Sanders
Shorelines Leah Forbes, Betsy Stevenson
Special uses Tawnee Clearbrook, Annie Matsumoto-Grah, Allison Sanders
Stormwater Shawn Christensen, Matthew Geiger
Variances Tawnee Clearbrook, Annie Matsumoto-Grah, Allison Sanders

Staff Directory

First Name Last Name Title Phone Email
Pam Aldridge Permit Tech I 360-416-1399
Kim Adams Administrative Coordinator 360-416-1338
Lori Anderson Permit Tech II 360-416-1339
Mark Anderson Deputy Fire Marshal II 360-416-1843
Jeanne Aungst Permit Tech II 360-416-1348
Brandon Black Senior Planner/Team Supervisor 360-416-1326
Megan Cardenas Senior Water Resource Planner 360-416-1335
Michael Cerbone Assistant Director 360-416-1336
Shawn Christensen Stormwater Review Tech 360-416-1327
Tawnee Clearbrook Planning Coordinator 360-416-1344
Kendra Cole Plans Examiner II 360-416-1341
Brian Dickey Senior Water Resource Planner 360-416-1322
Alvaro Fergosa Building Inspector 360-416-1325
Leah Forbes Senior Planner 360-416-1337
Matthew Geiger Stormwater Review Tech 360-416-1319
Peter Gill Long Range Planning Manager 360-416-1340
Hal Hart Director 360-416-1328
Gwen Hoops Permit Expeditor/Team Supervisor 360-416-1379
Randy Johnson Plans Examiner Lead 360-416-1321
Deepti Khanna Permit Technician I 360-416-1397
Bonnie LaCount Deputy Fire Marshal I 360-416-1842
Annie Matsumoto-Grah Associate Planner 360-416-1349
Brannon McNellis Natural Resources Planner  360-416-1398
Jack Moore Building Official 360-416-1333
Grace Roeder Senior  Planner 360-416-1332
Allison Sanders Associate Planner 360-416-1331
Nick Schmeck Permit Tech I  360-416-1347
Betsy Stevenson Senior Planner/Team Supervisor/Hydrogeologist Planner 360-416-1323
Robin Tempest Permit Tech II 360-416-1342
Bob Vanderlinden Building Inspector 360-416-1324
Tom Wenzl Code Enforcement Officer 360-416-1343