Report a Concern

We make every effort to respond to all the requests and complaints we receive in a timely manner. With a limited staff, requests and complaints are prioritized based on significance and severity. Those complaints that involve public safety or environmental hazards are first priority.

The City is only authorized to investigate violations of our codes, and cannot become involved in civil disputes.


THIS FORM SHOULD NOT BE USED IN AN EMERGENCY

If you have an immediate emergency threat to life or property call 911.  In progress complaints such as noise, parking, abandoned vehicles, traffic should be reported to the non-emergency dispatch number 425-407-3999. Read below for how to file a complaint for non-urgent matters.


Jurisdiction

We are unable to respond to concerns outside of the City of Stanwood limits. (see map) If your complaint pertains to property, or issues, in unincorporated Snohomish County or Camano Island, please contact the proper jurisdiction for assistance.

Snohomish County Code Enforcement: 425-388-3311
Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office: 425-388-3393
Island County Code Enforcement: 360-629-4522
Island County Sheriff’s Office: 360-629-2224

  1. Animal Control Complaints
  2. Code Compliance
  3. Noise Complaints
  4. Right of Way Use
  5. Traffic Control Complaints
  6. FIREWORK COMPLAINT
  7. PARKING COMPLAINT

Animal Control Complaints

For live animal concerns in the city, please call 425-407-3999. Dispatch will advise a Stanwood Deputy who will determine what steps need to be taken to address the issue. The City of Stanwood does contract with Snohomish County Animal Control but only for very limited circumstances. All animals that are picked up are taken to the Everett Animal Shelter 425-257-6000. 

City of Stanwood Public Works can be called for deceased animals on city roadways at 360-629-9781.

Pet Licensing

Dogs residing in the Stanwood city limits are required to be licensed. Learn more about Dog Licensing in Stanwood.

REPORT A CONCERN HERE.