Mandatory garbage service in Covington begins July 1. Be sure to place carts at the curb by 7 a.m. on your dedicated pick-up day. Questions? Contact Republic Services at 253-872-4632 or click the image above for their website.

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In Covington, we readily welcome newcomers to our community and proudly support the over 18,520 dedicated residents who already call Covington their home.

Covington is a young city that successfully balances retail business, a family-friendly environment, easy access to healthcare, and open communication with city leaders. Our active residents also enjoy many city sponsored events that promote public involvement and community pride.

Living in Covington connects you by major thoroughfares to the mountains and the Sound without having to compromise on small town character. We are a city that is looking ahead to ensure the improvement and vitality of transportation, parks and recreation, the downtown vision, housing options and continued access to city council and staff.

We welcome conversations with our residents. Please contact us through the Covington Connections link on our city website, by phone at (253) 480-2400, or via email at with questions, problems or suggestions or attend one of our bimonthly City Council meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.



City Council Public Hearing on Impact Fee Deferral Program August 9
Posted On : Friday, July 22, 2016

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Covington City Council will hold a Public Hearing on the impact fee deferral program at its City Council Meeting on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., to be held in the Council Chambers at Covington City Hall, 16720 SE 271st Street, Covington, Washington.

During the 2015 legislative session, our State Legislature enacted a new law (ESB 5923) that requires counties, cities, and towns to adopt an impact fee deferral system for new single-family detached and attached residential construction. The City must adopt a deferral system in accordance with the new state law. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to receive comments regarding the deferral program. Questions may be directed to Salina Lyons, Principal Planner, at


City Council Special Meeting to Interview Applicants for Arts Commission - July 26, 5:20 p.m.
Posted On : Thursday, July 21, 2016

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Covington City Council will hold a Special Meeting to interview candidates for openings on the Arts Commission on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, commencing at 5:20 p.m., at Covington City Hall located at 16720 SE 271st Street, Covington, WA.