Why Arlington?

The City of Arlington has implemented business processes that help any enterprise - big or small -quickly get up and running. The City has streamlined the permit process, makes staff available to provide assistance during the development process, and makes officials from all city departments accessible to ensure there’s nothing impeding your momentum.

With over 125 acres available at the airport, large retail development potential in the Hilltop area, and 46 acres of commercial potential in Kent Prairie, Arlington has incentives that other cities can’t match. Visit ArlingtonAwaits website for more information.

One of America's Best Communities

Arlington, Washington, is a city with a rich farming and timber history, situated amidst natural splendor, with excellent schools, a renowned general aviation airport, and is home to more than 860 thriving businesses. Located just 40 miles from Seattle and nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, Arlington combines the best of northwest living with easy access to urban centers and outdoor activities.

Houses in Arlington

Situated adjacent to Interstate 5 and convenient to the Seattle metropolitan area, Arlington offers industrial, commercial and retail zoning in close proximity to family-oriented residential areas. The city boasts a high jobs-to-population ratio (2.2 jobs per residence), and is home to a wide variety of aerospace, manufacturing, construction and green technology enterprises. The community has an exceptional public school system and offers outstanding recreational opportunities. The Arlington Municipal Airport is one of the state’s premier general aviation airports, and is the site of the annual Northwest EAA Fly-In, attracting over 50,000 visitors from throughout the United States and Canada.

Our Commitment to You

The city of Arlington is committed to exceptional customer service. Our pledge is to provide you with prompt, courteous, accurate, complete and personalized assistance, whether you are opening a new firm, expanding, or relocating a business. We have a team ready to assist you with answers to your questions and we are prepared to offer you a smooth transition as you begin doing business in Arlington.

How We Can Help

  • Streamlined permit processing
  • Workforce training information
  • Locate power, water, sewer and transportation resources
  • Relocation information
  • Tax rebates and deferrals information
  • A guarantee to return your phone calls and emails within 24 hours of work day
    (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. through 5 p.m.)

Additional Information

For additional information please contact Marc Hayes.