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“If you went looking for Main Street America, you’d be hard-pressed to find a prettier one than Sumner, Washington.”
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“Downtown Sumner…is reminiscent of the idyllic ‘Main Street’ towns found across the US and romanticized in film.”
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Park Use Changes

After carefully reviewing the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department’s recommendations for parks, starting this Friday, we’re reopening Sumner’s playgrounds and courts for distanced use. Please help us keep these amenities open…

Notice of Decision: 1228 Fryar Avenue Riverfront Apartments

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sumner’ Hearings Examiner has issued a decision for a Shoreline Substantial Development Permit for the project described below. Project Name: 1228 Fryar…

Wood from Loyalty Tree

We’ll miss the big leaf maple from Loyalty Park. It’s been sheltering picnics and play for decades. It already started declining in 1998, and the City took steps to extend…

Commission Openings

Planning Commission Do you want to help shape Sumner’s growth? Join the Planning Commission. This volunteer commission currently has a vacancy. The Planning Commission advises the City Council on issues…
special meeting

Notice of Special Meeting: Sumner Planning Commission

THE CITY OF SUMNER PLANNING COMMISSION will hold a Special Meeting on September 17, 2020, at 6:00 pm to make recommendations on proposed Zoning Code text amendments to SMC 18.37…

Downtown Sumner Parking Survey

We understand parking in downtown Sumner is an important issue for many residents, businesses and commuters. In the hopes of collecting your input and feedback, the City of Sumner has…


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September 24, 2020

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September 23, 2020

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September 22, 2020
East Pierce Fire & Rescue

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September 22, 2020

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taking care of business

This is a place where history still matters, but dreams for tomorrow are fueled.

As easy as (rhubarb) pie.
From independent boutiques to Fortune 100 corporations, successful businesses find their home in Sumner. With three freeways, two rail lines, getting to Sumner is easy.  With an excellent school system, picture-perfect neighborhoods and quality infrastructure, leaving becomes harder.
Check out online tools to assist your potential or established business and see why, when it comes to doing business, Sumner hits the sweet spot.

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