Permits and Codes

In areas of unincorporated Snohomish County, fire code is enforced and permits are issued by the Snohomish County government. Inspections are done by the Snohomish County Fire Marshal's office.

In the City of Brier, permits are issued by the city government.  Deputy Chief John Westfall oversees fire inspections.

In the City of Edmonds, permits are issued by the city government. Fire District 1 Inspector Kevin Zweber oversees fire inspections.

In the City of Mountlake Terrace, permits are issued by city government. Fire District 1 Deputy Chief John Westfall oversees fire inspections.

Burn permits are not issued in Fire District 1, Brier, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace -- outdoor burning, with the exception of recreational fires, is prohibited by in both cities and all unincorporated areas served by Fire District 1 in accordance with state law. Visit the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency website for more information on these regulations and burn bans.

Fire Prevention Division

Assistant Chief
Brad Reading
(425) 551-1257
Fire Marshal for
Mountlake Terrace/Brier


Deputy Chief
John Westfall
Edmonds Fire Marshal
(425) 771-0213

Edmonds Fire Inspector
Capt. Kevin Zweber
(425) 775-7720

Fire and
Life Safety Educator
Kim Schroeder
(425) 551-1254