Population: 1307 residents, 470 homes
Commercial activity is limited to home occupation activities that
have minimal impact on the local community. Woodway is located in
the Edmonds School District. Both Community Transit and Metro services
are available nearby.
does not belong to a library system, but individual memberships
in the Seattle Public Library system are available for $85.00 per
A volunteerbased government guides municipal operations. A
fivemember Council and Mayor comprise the legislative body
with seven appointed Planning Commissioners. There are several legislative
committees comprised of residents. Resident involvement is always
Town employs a Town Administrator, a Clerk/Treasurer, a Deputy Clerk/Permit
Technician, a Public Works Director, and 2 Public Works employees.
Legal, planning and engineering services are provided by contract.
Town’s police force includes a Chief and 12 part time officers
who also serve as officers in nearby precincts. 24 hour emergency
coverage is provided by Town officers and the City of Edmonds police.
False Alarm responses take up approximately 28% of the police department
time; therefore, residents will be charged on a second false alarm
call within six months. Fire and emergency medical services are
provided by the City of Edmonds.
Since Woodway is enjoyed as a walking and bicycling community, we
place a high priority on keeping our streets safe for our residents
and those from surrounding areas. Speed laws are strictly enforced.
is known as the "quiet place" typified by an atmosphere
of private, residential living.
are a community trademark with mature evergreen trees dominating
the landscape. Thoughtful stewardship of natural surroundings is
a priority among residents. To retain this important characteristic,
the Town has adopted a Tree Preservation Ordinance. Please contact
Town Hall before removing a tree.
of Community Services
Comprehensive Land Development and Building Application Services.
Construction reviews for building, drainage and grading activities,
and right of way activities. Permits are required for many routine
development activities including but not limited to: building and
remodeling, grading and drainage (any activity involving 50+ cubic
yards of dirt), new or replaced fencing, installation of sprinkler
systems, removal of trees.
Lifetime Dog & Cat Licenses
Public Notary Services