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 Department 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
  • Technical Services Manager

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

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Contact: Jennifer Ferguson, City Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 1, 2021 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

STANWOOD – City Offices Are Open to the Public. 

STANWOOD CITY HALL is open for Utility Payment Services and Community Development Services. Community Development Services include Building Permits, and Land Use & Planning Services. While walk-ins are welcome, staffing is limited in the Planning Department and appointments are preferred. To schedule an appointment with a planner, please call 360-454-5211.

*We will not be offering Passport or Notary Services at this time. 

STANWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT is open for customer service activities.
Please note: Fingerprinting services are by Appointment Only. The online scheduling link can be found on the Stanwood PD webpage -

Stanwood City Hall and Stanwood Police Department have the following public hours:
        Tuesday - 9:00 am. to 5:00 pm
        Wednesday - 9:00 am. to 5:00 pm
        Thursday - 9:00 am. to 5:00 pm 

  • Both locations will close for the lunch hour from 12:00 pm. to 1:00 pm.

When visiting city facilities, visitors and staff are required to follow state and Snohomish Health District guidelines, including wearing masks if unvaccinated. 

For your convenience, we have online services in place and encourage the public to continue using these for permits and utility billing. Visit our website at for additional information and available online services. If you are unable to utilize the online platform, we ask whenever possible, that you drop utility payments into the secured night drop box at City Hall.


City of Stanwood. 10220 270th ST NW, Stanwood, WA 98292