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City of Sedro-Woolley

Important Notices

Complete burn ban in effect Aug. 18
for Sedro-Woolley

Due to the hot weather conditions ahead and low fuel moisture levels within Skagit County, the Sedro-Woolley Fire Department joins the Skagit County Fire Marshal’s Office and the State of Washington Department of Natural Resources, Island County, and Whatcom County in banning outdoor burning, including campfires.

City Council Meeting (agenda, packet)
August 24, 2016
7:00 PM, City Hall
City Council Worksession
September 7, 2016
7:00 PM, City Hall
Planning Commission Meeting
September 20, 2016
6:30 PM, City Hall

  • WWTP receives 2014 Outstanding Treatment Plant Award

WWTP crew and Mayor Anderson receiving the 2014 Outstanding Treatment Plant award

Would you like to give a gift that would last forever? Would you like to memorialize or honor a loved one or someone special in your life? An inscribed brick paver placed permanently in the beautiful walkway of Sedro-Woolley's Hammer Heritage Square is the answer!

City of Sedro-Woolley

News Archive

Notice of Public Hearing on June 22, 2016 regarding Six Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
Notice of Public Hearing on April 27, 2016 regarding Memorial Park Renovation and Splash Park Project
2016 City Works Day to be held on Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing on January 13, 2016 regarding Six Year TIP Amendment
ORDINANCE NO. 1827-15: An Interim Ordinance regarding Public Uses in the Mixed Commercial Zone
Notice of Public Hearing on December 9, 2015 regarding Interim Ordinance 1827-15
Notice of Public Hearing on December 15, 2015 regarding a proposed expansion of the Urban Growth Area to accommodate the City’s projected 20 year population and job growth (map)
Notice of Public Meetings: on December 2 and 9, 2015 regarding The Center for Innovation and Technology – Subarea Plan, Planned Action Ordinance and Amendments to Chapter 17.32 (Public Zone) of the Sedro-Woolley Municipal Code
Notice of Public Hearings on November 24, 2015 regarding Adoption of the 2016 Budget, Potential Utility Rate Increases to Sanitary Sewer, Stormwater and Solid Waste, and an Ordinance amending SWMC 5.06.020 to increase the City Utility Tax on Domestic Water
The City of Sedro-Woolley hosted a Candidates' Forum on October 15 (video , audio)
The NW Innovation Resource Center partnered with the City of Sedro-Woolley and Chamber of Commerce to host "Highway to Revenue Introduction and Janicki Bioenergy Update" on October 22, 2015
Notice of Public Hearing on August 18, 2015 regarding Ammendments to the City's Comprehensive Plan
Notice of Public Hearing on July 22, 2015 regarding Rates for Food and Yard Waste and Commercial Recycling
PUD to Repair Leak in Transmission Line beginning March 30, 2015
Notice of Public Hearing on January 20, 2015 regarding Proposed Amendments to the City's Comprehensive Plan
Notice of and Call for City Council Special Meeting on December 19, 2014 regarding the Northern State Adaptive Reuse Study Joint Meeting with the Skagit County Board of Commissioners and the Port Commission
Comments to the Skagit River GI Study from a FOIA request to the Corps of Engineers submitted during Public Review of Draft Feasibility Study and EIS, June 6 - July 21, 2014
Notice of Public Hearing on December 10, 2014 regarding Imposing a Vehicle Tab Tax
Notice of Public Hearing on December 10, 2014 regarding Ordinance Regulating Pedestrian Conduct
Notice of Public Hearing on November 25, 2014 regarding establishment of a citywide Transportation Benefit District (TBD)
Notice of Public Hearing on November 25, 2014 regarding the 2015 City Budget
Notice of Public Hearing on November 12, 2014 regarding Property Tax Revenues
Notice of Public Hearing on November 12, 2014 regarding a City Utility Tax on Domestic Water
Notice of Public Hearing on November 12, 2014 regarding Potential Utility Rate Increases to Sanitary Sewer, Stormwater and Solid Waste
Candidates Forum (audio, video)
Notice of Work and SR20 Traffic Impacts on November 17, 2014
Notice of Public Hearing on October 21, 2014 regarding Amendments to Development Regulations
Notice of LTAC Meeting on October 14, 2014 regarding 2015 Tourism Promotion Funding Applications
Notice of Candidates Forum on October 15, 2014
Notice of Public Hearing on October 8, 2014 regarding Every Other Week Garbage Service
Notice of Public Hearing on August 13, 2014 regarding Draft Six Year Transportation Improvement Program
Message to Residents and Property Owners regarding Skagit River General Investigation Study Comment Period
Notice of Special Council Executive Session on Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 to discuss Potential Litigation with Legal Counsel
Sedro-Woolley Police Chief Doug Wood announces Early Retirement


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City of Sedro-Woolley

ADA Policy

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In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the City of Sedro-Woolley will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.

Employment: The City of Sedro-Woolley does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.

Effective Communication: The City of Sedro-Woolley will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in The City of Sedro-Woolley's programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures: The City of Sedro-Woolley will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities.  For example, individuals with service animals are welcomed in City of Sedro-Woolley offices, even where pets are generally prohibited.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of The City of Sedro-Woolley, should contact the office of Christine Salseina, ADA Coordinator, at 325 Metcalf Street or (360) 855-1661, as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.
The ADA does not require The City of Sedro-Woolley to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden. 
Complaints that a program, service, or activity of The City of Sedro-Woolley is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to:

Christine Salseina, Deputy Clerk
ADA Coordinator
325 Metcalf Street, Sedro-Woolley, Wa   98284

(360) 855-1661

The City of Sedro-Woolley will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.

Additional Resources:

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Sedro-Woolley Museum
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Sedro-Woolley Senior Center
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Skagit River Journal (History of Sedro-Woolley and surrounding areas)
Skagit Transit - County-wide bus service (360-757-4433)
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Washington State Ferries - Regional terminals with service to Port Townsend, San Juan Islands and Victoria, BC
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Puget Sound Energy - Electric
Skagit PUD - Water
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MRSC - (City Codes Available)
Office of Financial Management - OFM.  Projection data for Skagit County.
Population, maps, transportation data, and more.
Skagit County Sex Offender Information
Skagit River Flow Gauge - Concrete
Skagit River Flow Gauge - Near Sedro-Woolley
Washington State Office of Financial Management (Data runs from 1890 to 2000)
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City of Sedro-Woolley

Frequently Asked Questions

Are special accommodations available for persons with disabilities?

Yes. In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the City of Sedro-Woolley will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities. See the ADA Resources tab for our policy and addtional information.

I've just moved to Sedro-Woolley - City Limits. 
Whom do I contact to set up services?

Sewer, Garbage & Recycling - City of Sedro-Woolley - (360) 855-0929
Water - Skagit County PUD No. 1 - (360) 424-7104
Cable - Comcast - 1-800-266-2278
Electricity - Puget Sound Energy - 1-888-225-5773
Gas - Cascade Natural Gas Corp. - 1-800-848-3406
Telephone - Frontier - 1-877-462-8188

Where can I pay my local service bills?

City of Sedro-Woolley -- located at 325 Metcalf Street, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284 (drop box at Metcalf entrance to City Hall and drive-up payment box in alley behind post office) - accepts payments for:
City Sewer, Garbage & Recycling
Food Pavilion -- located at 530 Crossroads Square - accepts payments for:
Cascade Natural Gas (Gas)
Comcast (Cable)
Puget Sound Energy (Electricity)
Skagit State Bank -- located at 300 Ferry Street - accepts payments for:
Public Utility District #1 (Water)

Is a business license required to conduct business inside the City limits of Sedro-Woolley?

Yes.  The cost is $75.00 Class 1, $35.00 Class 2, - per calendar year. Applications may be picked up at City Hall or at your request mailed directly to you. Applications are also available online under the  Licenses & Forms tab on this website.

Are garbage and recycling pick up mandatory in the City of

Yes. In accordance with Ordinance 689, the maintenance of health and sanitation requires the collection, removal, and disposal of garbage and refuse within the city be compulsory and universal.  Regulation of the disposal of solid waste and recycling is necessary to promote the public health, safety and the welfare of the citizens of Sedro-Woolley.

When are City Council and Planning Commission meetings held?

City Council meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month (with the exception of November and December). City Council Worksessions are held at 7:00 PM on the first Tuesday of every month. Planning Commission meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month. See the City Calendar for details.

Who do I call regarding curbside yard waste collection?

Waste Management provides yard waste collection within the City limits. The fee charged for this service is billed independently of the City. To order service you may reach them at (360) 757-4068.

Who do I call before I dig?


Is a dog license required inside City limits?

Yes. License's are issued for free at our local police department. Any dog captured without one is subject to a $60.00 impound fee (Additional animal shelter fees may also apply).

Who do I contact regarding property taxes?

The Assessor's Office assesses property taxes as passed by taxing jurisdictions and as approved by voters. The dividing of the tax bill is based on market value, as per Washington Law. Assessed taxes are then paid to and receipted by the Skagit County Treasurers office. For more information contact:
Skagit County Assessors office
at (360) 336-9370
Skagit County Treasurers office at (360) 336-9350

Where can I register to vote?

Forms are available at Sedro-Woolley City Hall for registering to
vote, name or address changes and absentee voting. After
completing the form they are mailed to Olympia for processing. Voting information is also available through the Skagit County Elections department at (360) 336-9305.

How do I contact the Sedro-Woolley Post Office?

The local U.S. Post Office is located at 111 Woodworth. The local phone number is (360) 855-0545.

Where do I license my vehicle?

The local vehicle licensing department is located at 714 Metcalf
Street (the Sedro-Woolley Chamber of Commerce office). They can be reached at (360) 855-1162.

Where is the Sedro-Woolley Chamber of Commerce?

They are located at 714 Metcalf Street and can be reached
at (360) 855-1841.

What is the mailing address for the
Sedro-Woolley Police Department?

325 Metcalf Street , Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

What is the population of the City of Sedro-Woolley?

As of April 1, 2011 the population is 10,590.

How many square miles is the City of Sedro-Woolley?

As of June 2009 - the City of Sedro-Woolley city limits encompasses about 9.8 square kilometers (approximately 3.8 square miles or 2431 acres).

Does the City of Sedro-Woolley have a disaster plan?

The City of Sedro-Woolley has officially adopted Skagit County's plan. The disaster plan is available on their website at: