Frequently Asked County Addressing Questions:
- My bank wants a letter of address verification. How do
I get one?
Submit a Address Verification Request online:
Address Verification Request
Contact the Address Coordinator by phone (360-416-1141)
or email, and after
your address is verified, you will receive a letter by postal
delivery or email.
- Why is an address sign important?
There are 3 primary
parts to emergency response system: getting the call information,
finding the target, and treating the situation. Therefore, that
little sign is 1/3 of the entire emergency response system.
If they cannot find you they cannot help you.
- Where do I get a blue sign?
Contact the Address Coordinator
by phone or email, and after your county address is verified,
you will receive a free blue address placard in the mail.
- How do I apply for an address?
Submit an address application online:
Online address application.
You need to have an approved state access permit from WSDOT if your property accesses a state route.
- What do I do if I am experiencing package delivery problems?
You can call your local delivery companies and ask them to use Skagit County iMap online to search
for properties they deliver to, instead of using search engines
like Google Maps, Map Quest, or Bing Maps. Skagit
County iMap is the most up-to-date address source for Skagit
- Why does my address show up incorrectly on the internet?
Most companies that provide online map searches can be many
years behind on the address and road information in their commercial
mapping systems. However, they typically provide their account
holders a way to correct their address information. You can
submit a change request to those companies to ensure that your
correct address information is in place.
- What's going to happen when we call 911?
addresses are added in the 911 database to notify emergency
responders in the event of an emergency call. The main purpose
for addressing in Skagit County is to provide efficient emergency
response, because your safety is important to us. You can also
call 911 and ask them to check their system to see if your address
is in it correctly.
Resolutions establishing Skagit County's Addressing System