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Physical and Mailing Address
1800 Continental Place
Mount Vernon WA 98273

Frequent Inquiries

General questions 360-416-1320
Burn permits 360-416-1840
Building inspection requests 360-416-1330
Permit application status Enter your permit number here
Public comments How to comment on legislation and permit applications
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Staff Contacts by Topic

Topic Staff
Access Public Works, 416-1340
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 enforcement Tom Wenzl
Comprehensive Plan Michael Cerbone
Critical areas Leah Forbes, Brannon McNellis, Betsy Stevenson
Drinking water Alison Mohns, Megan Cardenas
Fill and Grade Shawn Christensen, Matthew Geiger
Fire Inspections Bonnie LaCount, Mark Anderson
Fireworks Permits Bonnie LaCount, Mark Anderson
Fire investigation records Bonnie LaCount
Fire, burning, fireworks Bonnie LaCount
Flood Jack Moore
Food safety Public Health Department Food Safety Program
Forest practices John Copper, Betsy Stevenson
Gravel/mining John Copper, 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
Restaurants Public Health Department Food Safety Program
Revisions – Building Plans Randy Johnson, Kendra Cole, Jack Moore
Revisions – Site Plans Robin Tempest, Jeanne Aungst
Rezones Peter Gill
SEPA Brandon Black
Septic Public Health Department Septic Program
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
John Cooper Hydrogeologist Planner 360-416-1334
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
Krista Jewett Permit Tech II 360-416-1397
Randy Johnson Plans Examiner Lead 360-416-1321
Bonnie LaCount Deputy Fire Marshal I 360-416-1842
Annie Matsumoto-Grah Associate Planner 360-416-1349
Brannon McNellis Natural Resources Planner
Alison Mohns Senior Water Resource Planner 360-416-1322
Jack Moore Building Official 360-416-1333
Grace Roeder Senior Planner 360-416-1332
Allison Sanders Assistant Planner 360-416-1331
Nick Schmeck Permit Tech I
Betsy Stevenson Senior Planner/Team Supervisor 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