- Public Works
The Public Works Administration staff supports all departments by providing clerical, accounting, financial, administrative, and management assistance, along with gathering and maintaining the engineering and development records which helps with the day to day contact with the public providing clear and precise information with which to process permits.
The Arlington Municipal Cemetery was formally plotted as "Harwood Cemetery" in 1903 and operated by a non-profit association.
Geographic Information Systems
The Engineering Department is responsible for the City’s Geographic Information Systems which includes creating and maintaining City geospatial information and data, providing citizens and staff quality GIS maps and products, and implementing the City’s asset management program.
The Natural Resources Department provides support to both public and private lands to manage water, soils, plants and wildlife within and connected to the City limits.
Permits & Standards
The City of Arlington Civil Division is responsible for the review, processing, issuance, and inspection of all development permits required by state and local codes.
Solid Waste & Recycling Services
The City of Arlington provides cost effective and customer friendly solid waste and recycling collection services through an agreement with Waste Management Northwest, along with public education and outreach activities that promote reduction of waste and reuse of recyclable materials.
The City of Arlington Stormwater Utility provides our customers with reliable, quality service that protects public health, natural resources and receiving waters.
Public Works Projects
The Transportation Department is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of projects from the Capital Facilities Element as funded in the annual budget.
The City of Arlington currently serves approximately 5,200 utility accounts. Each bill includes service for water and sewer and stormwater.
The Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) is responsible for protecting the Environment by ensuring that wastewater is properly collected from 4,800 residential and commercial customers and treated prior to discharge to the Stillaguamish River or the City of Arlington Constructed Wetland.
Arlington’s water system takes raw water from several different sources, filters any impurities, provides disinfection, and delivers a high quality, finished product through miles of pipes to thousands of customers.
Water & Sewer Emergencies
For emergencies such as leaky water meters, no water, broken pipes, or flooding of residential streets or businesses, re-connection of water service for medical emergencies, or alarms at city utility facilities, please contact the Water Emergency Line at 360-386-5926. If you have a sewer related emergency, broken pipes, leaky sewer main, have a clogged side sewer, or notice wastewater seeping from a manhole, utility or natural resources code violations such as stealing water from hydrants and discharging wastes to sewer manholes please contact the Sewer Emergency line at 360-913-1398.