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You have the right to live free of discrimination based on a disability.
If you have a question for, a request of or an issue with the City of Mount Vernon under ADA Title II, please contact:Michele Myers, City of Mount Vernon ADA Coordinator1024 Cleveland AvenueMount Vernon, WA 98273
Email ADA Coordinator(360) 336-6204City Council Meetings:Hearing assistance equipment is available for use by the hearing impaired at City Council meetings.Please let us know at least 48 hours in advance if you will need any special accommodations to attend a meeting. Contact the ADA coordinator at the phone number, email or address above to arrange any special accommodations that you require.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Washington State Law Against Discrimination (49.60) prohibit state and local government agencies from discriminating against people with disabilities. In addition, the City of Mount Vernon must provide reasonable modifications to existing policies, practices and procedures to ensure equal access to programs and services.
If you feel that the City of Mount Vernon has failed to accommodate your disability or provide you with equal access to a City activity, program or service, you have the following options:
Please click on the link below:
Public Records Request
Police Public Records Request
For information regarding felony cases, misdemeanors that occur outside the city limits of Mount Vernon and juvenile cases please contact the Skagit County Prosecuting Attorney's Office at 605 S. 3rd Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 (360) 336-9460.
Signs, maps, decals, and neighborhood issues will be discussed.
Once a complete application is received, simple single-family plan review (that doesn't require design standard review) typically takes about 2-3 weeks to either be approved (if no changes are necessary); or to receive the first set of review comments.
Click on the hyperlink below to be directed to a page on our website where you can view the City’s zoning maps. Also feel free to email our Permit Technicians at: PermitTech@mountvernonwa.gov, or call staff at the Development Services Department and they can assist you, (360) 336-6214.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides the official maps that show properties that are located within a floodplain. Below is a link to FEMA's website where you can verify whether or not a property is within a floodplain.
The 2019 population estimates from the Office of Financial Management are as follows:
Permit turnaround times will vary depending on how complex a project is, how many corrections of plans are needed, and how quickly and completely responses are submitted back to the City when corrections are needed. Following are average time frames for the listed permit types:
6.5% State0.85% City of Mount Vernon0.15% Skagit County0.4% PTBA (Skagit Transit)0.3% Public Safety (Jail) – Effective 1/1/20140.1% Criminal Justice (distributed to Cities and County based on population)0.1% Skagit 9110.1% Skagit County Mental Health Sales Tax Distribution
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides the official maps that show if a property is located within a floodplain; and if so, which category of floodplain that particular property is within. Click in the following link to be directed to FEMA's website where you can type in a property address to see if it is within the floodplain.
This depends, in large part, on whether or not your lending agency requires it. If you are renting you can get flood insurance to cover the contents of your home or business. Below is a link to the National Flood Insurance Program where you can find additional information.
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) contracts with private insurance companies to provide flood insurance. Click on the link below to be directed to the NFIP website where a list of these companies can be found.
Visit the Staff Directory to find all department and staff contact information.
Click on the link and follow the website instructions.
Mount Vernon Parks & Enrichment Services administration office is located in Hillcrest Park at 1717 South 13th Street. Our office hours are Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm. We are closed Saturdays, Sundays, and all major holidays. We can be reached at (360) 336-6215 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our office hours are Monday - Friday 8am to 5:00pm. We are closed Saturdays, Sundays, and all major holidays. We can be reached at (360) 336-6215 or via email at email@example.com.
The Parks & Enrichment Services accepts credit and debit cards with a VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover logo.
You can find our program listing on our registration website at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mvparks/ . If you are looking for something specific or need help locating an appropriate program, please call our office at (360) 336-6215. Mount Vernon Parks & Enrichment Services invites individuals with special needs to participate in our programs. Please call in advance if accommodations are necessary for successful participation.
Unless otherwise posted, all recreation programs through Mount Vernon Parks & Enrichment Services do require preregistration. Most programs do require a minimum number of participants. If a program does not receive the required minimum number of participants, the program may be rescheduled or canceled. In order to register for a program, a program registration form must be completed and signed either by a legal guardian or program participant if over 18 years of age. The registration fee, if applicable, must be paid in full at time of registration. You can register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mvparks/ , or in our office at Hillcrest Park (1717 South 13th Street) or over the phone at (360) 336-6215, with a VISA, American Express, Discover, or MasterCard.
-Hillcrest Park (1717 South 13th Street) hosts 2 large outdoor rental facilities; the Gazebo and Daylight Kitchen, 2 small outdoor rental facilities; the North View Shelter and the South Side Shelter and the Hillcrest Lodge, a large indoor facility. -Bakerview Park (3101 East Fir Street) is home to the Vaux Retreat Center, a smaller indoor facility. -Indoor rental facilities are available for rent year round. -Outdoor facilities are available for rent April 15th to September 30th of each year. -Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. -Rental fees must be paid in full at time of reservation. To check availability of any of the above mentioned facilities, please call our office at (360) 336-6215.
The Sports Center at Bakerview Park (3101 East Fir Street) is operated by the YMCA. The Skagit Valley Family YMCA can be reached at (360) 336-9622.
The uniform patches of the Mount Vernon Police Department are restricted and for security reasons are only issued to our employees. In addition, they are purchased with City funds so unfortunately, we cannot supply them free of charge and they are currently not available for purchase.
We thank you for your understanding in this matter.
In 2023, the Mount Vernon Police Department will host its 27th annual Citizens Academy class. Citizens Academy is a 12-week program, starting in early February and running until late April or early May. Students are required to attend class from 6:30p - 9:30p every Thursday night during the academy, with a Saturday afternoon mock scene day in early April. If you're interested, applications are now available online or at the Mount Vernon Police Department.
Street lighting is managed by Puget Sound Energy. There are two ways to contact them, you can call (888) 225-5773 toll free or click on the following link: https://www.skagitcounty.net/Departments/PublicWorksSolidWaste/hhw.htm
Please click the links to view answers to frequently asked questions related to noise from train horns and the establishment of quiet zones:
Train Horns and Quiet Zones
Railway Quiet Zones - 2/17/21 Presentation to City Council
Full programming can be found on Comcast Channel 10. You can watch TV10 if you live in Skagit County (except Anacortes) and have at least a basic Comcast cable subscription. View the TV10 Schedule.
Spanish programming can be found on our sister station Canal 26, which can be viewed on Comcast Channel 26. View the TV26 Schedule.
Live Streaming is available for some public events and meetings. To view these please click the "Live Events" link on our department webpage or subscribe to the City of Mount Vernon, WA - Government Television YouTube Channel for updates on when Live Events will occur
Watch TV10 produced shows online and on-demand via our YouTube page.