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Our Vision

To be a model planning and building department composed of responsive staff who provide superior customer and technical services and work cooperatively with decision makers, citizens and other agencies to continuously improve development quality and the environment and act as a catalyst for positive change

Our Mission

Working with the Community to effectively plan and guide the City's physical, social, economic, and sustainable future by providing innovate planning, quality customer service, and exceptional permit review to preserve Anacortes as an attractive place to live and work


The next regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting is September 27, 2017.

All meetings will begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise scheduled.

The Planning, Community & Economic Development Department is comprised

of the Planning and Building Divisions

Planning:                                                           Building:                                                                     
The Planning Division prepares, administers and implements land use plans, proposals and policies, and codes that guide and regulate the physical development of the City.
The Building Division reviews all applications and conducts inspections for building, plumbing and mechanical permits for conformance with various building codes and City ordinance.
Staff: Staff:
Don Measamer
Director of Planning, Community & Economic Development
Don Measamer
Building Official/Director of Planning
Libby Grage
Planning Manager
Paul Ingalls
Plans Examiner
360-293-1901, Ext. 219
Kevin Cricchio, AICP, WPIT
Associate Planner
Groc Fyrrce
Building Inspector/Permit Tech
Kaitlynn Nelson
Associate Planner
David D. Diamond
Building Inspector
360-293-1901, Ext 216 
Joann Stewart
Administrative Assistant


Contact Information:                                                           Hours:
Planning, Community & Economic Development                 Monday - Friday, excluding holidays
904 6th Street / P.O. Box 547                                               8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Anacortes, WA  98221

Building Dept. Phone:  (360) 293-1901                                    
Planning Dept. Phone: (360) 299-1984