CLOSURE EXTENDED TO END OF MAY - The Soos Creek Water and Sewer District will be performing approved sewer work that will result in the closure of Covington Way. Click the image above to learn more.

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Mayor HartoIn Covington, we readily welcome newcomers to our community and proudly support the over 18,400 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.

Margaret Harto
City of Covington Mayor


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Covington Economic Development Council Openings
Posted On : Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The City of Covington is now accepting applications for the Covington Economic Development Council.  The City has two positions with terms expiring July 31.  More information about CEDC can be found at:

If you are interested in joining CEDC, please complete the application and return it via email to Joan Michaud, Senior Deputy City Clerk at:

Planning Commission Public Hearing June 4 - Amendments to Animal Control Regulations
Posted On : Friday, May 22, 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Covington Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on proposed amendments to the animal control regulations in the Covington Municipal Code (CMC) Chapters 6.05, 18.20, 18.25, 18.31, and 18.80 at its regular Planning Commission Meeting on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at 6:30 p.m., to be held in the Council Chambers at Covington City Hall, 16720 SE 271st Street, Covington, Washington.