Community Development

Our Mission

The Community Development Department is dedicated to carrying out the community’s vision through consistent, courteous, and personalized customer service, supporting economic vitality, protecting the environment, and ensuring a great quality of life.

Get Involved in Updating Stanwood's Policies

Do you have a specific vision or want for Stanwood? Now is the perfect time to have your voice heard. City Staff are beginning a massive update of Stanwood's development codes and procedures, in addition to updating the long term goals and vision of the City. This process will run approximately from Summer 2022 through Summer 2024. For more information check out the following pages or contact Patricia Love, Community Development Director.

Updating Our Development and Construction Standards 

Updating Our Long Term Vision and Goals

Creating a Plan to Address Housing