The Stanwood Chamber of Commerce has a long history of working together with the community to make Stanwood one of the finest towns in Western Washington. The Chamber proudly sponsors several community events including the Port Susan Snow Goose & Birding Festival, Soap Box Derby, Farmers Market, Summer Concert Series, National Night Out Against Crime, An Old Fashioned Christmas, and Light Up Your Holidays.

The purpose of these events is to draw people and hopefully customers into our community. The Stanwood Chamber of Commerce is a group of volunteers that collectively work together for the betterment of our community.

Find Us Here


Chamber Business Office

Inside the First National Professional Center
10101 270th St NW #220, Stanwood, WA  98292
(360) 629-0562

Stanwood Visitor Information Center

Inside the Stanwood Remax office
26910 92nd Ave NW #4, Stanwood, WA  98292
(360) 629-3888

Leonard Kelley

Is the mayor of the City of Stanwood.

10220 270th St NW
Stanwood, WA 98292


Board of Directors

Renae Kettler
RE/MAX Associate Brokers26910 92nd Ave NW
Stanwood, WA 98292
(425) 210-5493Website
Adam Kopp
Vice President
Madak8705 271st Street NW, Stanwood, WA 98292(773) 474 1088Website
Cathy Longmeier
Coastal Community Bank26910 92nd Ave NW
Stanwood, WA 98292
(425) 210-5493Email
Lisa Wilhonen
Penrith Loans7359 267th Street NW, Suite E
Stanwood, WA 98292
(360) 629-2576Website
Hans EskelsenThomas & Associates9715 271st St NW
Stanwood, WA 98292
(360) 629-2103Website
John RussellThe UPS Store26910 92nd Ave NW C5
Stanwood, WA 98292
(360) 629-8100Website
Judy WilliamsChicago Title425 Commercial Street
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
(360) 424-1700Website
Jackie GrovesDollies 2 Doorknobs8713 271st St NW
Stanwood, WA 98292
(360) 926-8205Email
Leslie Collings Port Susan Farmers Market P.O. Box 1072, Stanwood, WA 98292(360) 202-3932Website
Shayne StoddardStanwood Grocery Outlet26905 92nd Ave NW, Stanwood, WA 98292(360) 572-3300Website
Shaina HolbeckReMax Associate Brokers / Holbeck Real Estate (435) 330-0383Website
Mary BrederickStanwood-Camano YMCA7213 267th St NW, Stanwood, WA 98292(360) 629-9622Website
Amanda SlatteryCity of Stanwood Email

Business Licensing

Businesses located within the city limits or conducting business inside the city limits are required to be licensed by the City of Stanwood. City approval is required for initial issuance. All businesses, including those operated out of a home, are required to obtain a license.  (Stanwood Municipal Code 5.03.010 – 5.03.090)

The City of Stanwood Business License fee is $50.00 effective January 1, 2014.

How to Apply or Renew your Washington State / Stanwood City Endorsement Business License:
The City of Stanwood participates in a joint business licensing program with the State Department of Revenue (DOR) that streamlines the way current and future business owners can obtain business licenses. The city and state business license application forms have been combined into a single application.

Department of Revenue’s Business Licensing Service (BLS) system enables business owners to complete the Master Business License Form and City of Stanwood Business License Addendum, all at one time. You can complete your Master Business License for the State and the City addendum for Stanwood online or download the paperwork and mail it to:

State of Washington Business Licensing Service
PO Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034
Phone: (800) 451-7985
Fax: (360) 705-6699

Checks for the Master Business License and Stanwood Business License Addendum MUST be made payable to the “Department of Revenue” or “DOR”.

File a Master Business Application online
Mail the appropriate fee with the completed application linked below.

Business License Fees:
State Department of Revenue $19.00
City of Stanwood $50.00

Vehicles For Hire:

If you are a vehicle for hire please complete a Business License application AND a Vehicle for Hire License application.

Any non-profit organization (church, thrift store, office, etc.) with a location within the city limits holding a current IRS 501 (c) (3) exemption certificate issued by the Internal Revenue Service, must submit a copy of the certificate along with the application form, but will be exempt from the license fees.

Business Licenses are not Transferable

Please notify the State of Washington Business License Service at (800) 451-7985 or go online if one of the following is true for your business:

  • Your business location has changed
  • You add a location to an existing business license
  • If you are a new owner
  • If you have sold your business or are moving your business outside the city limits

Business Licenses must be displayed on a wall in your business.
Your local sales tax code is 3101 and must be included in the appropriate place on the State tax return.

Membership Benefits

  • FREE Business listing profile on our website,, which includes unique backend access, super easy functionality & most up to date approach on general awareness of your business.
  • Members are entitled to the use of our Bulk Mail Permit which saves you the initial set up fee, plus the annual permit fee and decreases your postage cost.
  • Members can place promotional items and special offers in our Welcome Bags which are handed out to newcomers.
  • Members receive our bi-weekly electronic newsletter and can use it to promote their business and its events.
  • All callers and visitors are referred to Chamber Members FIRST.
  • Members receive a Membership Certificate suitable for framing.
  • Network with other business people and community leaders at Chamber Events. Monthly meetings are held the third Thursday of each month.
  • Members can advertise in special publications, such as maps, brochures and directories.
  • Members can participate in Chamber events, serve on a committee or be an event sponsor.

The Stanwood Chamber of Commerce proudly supports the following events which help the Stanwood Business Community prosper: Port Susan Snow Goose & Birding Festival, the Snow Goose Fun Run 5k, The Great Northwest Glass Quest, Man/Woman/Business Person of the Year Awards Luncheon, Stanwood Camano Soap Box Derby, Twin City Idlers Car Show, Stanwood Chamber Golf Classic, An Old Fashioned Christmas in Stanwood, Light Up Your Holidays in Stanwood & More!

Mission Statement

To promote a positive business climate in the City of Stanwood by:

  • Supporting/Initiating community events and local programs
  • Encouraging/Fostering new and existing businesses
  • Connecting businesses with the Chamber
  • Informing members of available resources to promote and advance their business
  • Providing training, education and networking opportunities