to the Official Town of Woodway Website
Washington began in 1912 when David Whitcomb, Sr. purchased the
original 320 acres. Mr. Whitcomb was desirous of country living
and developed his community by insisting on deed restrictions of
two-acre minimum parcels with large setbacks. Nearby development
in the early 1950’s threatened to incorporate Woodway’s
lands so a grass roots effort established a fourth class city which
provided development protection and independence as a community.
These historical beginnings continue to guide present day policies.
is a tranquil residential community just north of the King/Snohomish
County line. Woodway is true to its town logo The Quiet
Place. Residents of Woodway enjoy their privacy, and the Town
is primarily zoned for singlefamily residences.
at Town Hall
to budget and staffing cuts, Town Hall hours have been reduced.
Town Hall is now open from 9 am to 1 pm, Monday through Friday,
excluding legal holidays.
Department changes: The Permit Counter will be open on Tuesdays
only for walk-ins and by appointment on Wednesdays. All appointments
must be made by 1 pm Tuesday.
call Town Hall at 206-542-4443 with questions or to make a permit
appointment. Thank you for your understanding.
police/fire/EMS non-emergency number is now available! Click here
January 1, 2017: Due to budget cuts and staffing reductions, Woodway
is no longer offering house check or chipping services*