Welcome to the City of Sultan’s Planning Department

Our staff is very happy to help you with Property Development, Economic Development, Code Compliance, Mapping, and other issues involving making Sultan a more desirable place to live for everyone.  Our office is also the point of contact for most local environmental & FEMA issues.

We are a small department that has the ability to give friendly, prompt, and professional service to anyone. We do our best to coordinate all planning and land use activities, environmental, limited engineering plan review and building permit activities within the City. We implement the goals and policies of the Comprehensive Plan and associated Development regulations, International Building Code and Engineering Design Standards and regulations.

Upcoming educational opportunity!

Sultan’s Planning Department invites the public to attend A Short Course on Local Planning, a free, introductory planning class provided by the Washington State Department of Commerce (Commerce). The three-hour workshop takes place 6:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at Sultan City Hall.

For more information about the class, please click here.

Please register by October 4, 2017! 

Our Mission is to:

“Enhance the quality of life of Sultan’s residents and visitors by promoting and managing quality land use developments and construction projects;

Actively seek out opportunities to assist existing businesses to grow, prosper, and provide ever better services and products to their customers; and

Actively promote Sultan as a location for quality new businesses to locate, become profitable, and provide services to the community.”

For more in-depth information, please visit the following pages:



Code Compliance