The City of Stanwood works to provide clear, transparent, useful information about City projects, programs, and processes.  We enjoy helping our residents understand what we are working on, why, and how it helps residents. We do this through social media, news releases, events, community involvement, and meetings. 

Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Communications Specialist duties include:

  • Establishing and administering a citywide public information program
  • Managing city social media accounts
  • Managing the city website
  • Producing city newsletters and other publications
  • Producing news releases
  • Serving as media liaison to news outlets
  • Responding to citizen inquiries
  • Graphic Design

Media Inquiries:

Krista Hintz
Communications Specialist
10220 270th St NW
Stanwood, WA 98292

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City of Stanwood

Press Release

Contact: Patricia Love

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 12, 2020


STANWOOD- On-Line Permitting Now Available

To improve city services to our residents and business community, the City of Stanwood is pleased to offer a new on-line permit portal that enables the public to submit building and land use permit applications to the city 24-hours a day.  Another feature of the portal is over-the-counter permits.  Over-the-Counter permits include residential mechanical, residential plumbing, and re-roof permits. These permit types are instantly issued once all the permit information is submitted. All other permit types require review and approval by the City Planner or Building Official.

The new on-line permit system is a simple process to apply and pay for permits from the convenience of your home or business.  Access the on-line permit portal using the Online Permit button on the homepage of

To learn more about applying for a permit visit

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