Public health agency for Snohomish County
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School Safety
The School Health and Safety Program conducts periodic inspections of K-12 schools (public and private). These verify compliance with minimum health and safety standards for educational facilities, as per WAC 246-366-040. The School Health and Safety Program reviews plans and conducts preoperational inspection of new and remodeled schools. The School Health and Safety Program also investigates complaints of unsanitary or unsafe conditions at schools.
Constructing or Remodeling a School in Snohomish County
Before a new school facility is constructed, or an existing school facility is changed, a review of the school plans is required.
Before construction for an alteration or remodel of an existing school, plans must be submitted with a plan review fee.
After the school is constructed, periodic inspections will be performed and School Inspection Fees assessed.
The Snohomish Health District a conducts investigations of unsanitary and unsafe operating conditions at public and private schools resulting from public complaints.
To report an unsanitary or unsafe condition at a school contact the Environmental Health Division.
Environmental Health Division,
3020 Rucker Avenue, Suite 104
Everett, WA 98201-3900
Contact Info
Phone: 425.339.5250
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, closed: noon - 1:00 pm
List of School Safety Resources:

Last Reviewed and updated 7/6/2009