Watching Our Rivers

With the recent rainfall, some media are mentioning minor risks of flooding. Here in Sumner, our rivers are looking fine. Although running at higher levels, they’re both well below flood risk stages. Click here for the Puyallup River Hydrograph Click here for the White River Hydrograph Please keep an eye Read more…

New Helmet Law

Sumner has joined most of our neighboring jurisdictions in requiring you to wear a helmet with a neck or chin strap fastened when operating a wheeled recreational device. What are those? They include roller skates, roller blades, skateboards, scooters, bicycles, motorized foot scooters, or electric personal assistive mobility devices, whether Read more…

Asphalt Batch Plants

The topic of asphalt batch plants has come up in Sumner recently. Although the City has not received an application for a new asphalt batch plant, zoning code changes related to an existing mineral extraction company prompted some questions since the State defines asphalt batching as an accessory use of Read more…

PSRC Honors Sumner

At the past City Council Meeting, Josh Brown with the Puget Sound Regional Council presented Sumner with the Vision 2040 Award for our designated Manufacturing Industrial Center subarea plan that we share with the City of Pacific. This designation and award highlight the regional benefit of this area and its Read more…