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The City of Sumner remains in contact with our public health officials and community partners. We are all working together to share information, monitor developments and assess the needs of our community as we work together to slow or stop the virus from spreading further.

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Notice of Application: Knutson Farms Property Map & Zoning Change

The City of Sumner invites comments on an application for a Comprehensive Plan Map Change and Rezone Project Name: Knutson Farms Property – Map & Zoning Change Application Number: PLN-2020-0020…

Notice of Application: Houston Road & Valley Avenue Zoning & Map Change

The City of Sumner invites comments on an application for a Comprehensive Plan Map Change and Rezone Project Name: Houston Road & Valley Avenue Zoning & Map Change Application Number:…

Notice Of Application: Comprehensive Plan Map Change and Rezone

The City of Sumner invites comments on an application for a Comprehensive Plan Map Change and Rezone Project Name: Central Business District Parcels – Zoning & Map Change Application Number:…

Request for Qualifications for Professional Services: Rivergrove Community Pedestrian Bridge

Request for Qualifications for Professional Services CIP 20-07 Rivergrove Community Pedestrian Bridge Over SR410 The City of Sumner solicits interest from consulting firms with expertise in providing civil and structural…

Notice of Application and Public Hearing: 1228 Fryar Avenue Riverfront Apartments

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sumner Shoreline Administrator has received an application for a Shoreline Substantial Development Permit for the project described below.  The Sumner Hearing Examiner…

Mitigated Determination Of Non-Significance: Sedron Services

Mitigated Determination Of Non-Significance Project Name: Sedron Services Permit Application No: PLN-2019-0108 Location: 2518 East Valley Hwy, Sumner, WA (Parcel(s) # 0520073012 and 0520073014) Description of Proposal:  Sedron Technologies, LLC…



Mon 06

Lahar Siren Test

July 6 at 12:00 pm - 12:05 pm
Organizer: Pierce County
Mon 06

Council Meeting

July 6 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Organizer: City of Sumner
Tue 07

Public Works Committee

July 7 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 08
Wed 08

Design Commission

July 8 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


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July 3, 2020

The discharge of fireworks in Sumner is ONLY allowed on July 4th from noon until midnight. Please be respectful of your neighbors (and the law) and only discharge your legal fireworks during this ... See more

July 2, 2020

City Offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. If you need to report a non-emergency while we are closed, please call 253-798-4721 or 800-562-9800. If you have an ... See more

July 1, 2020

You may not be able to see it, but we are all smiling underneath our masks here at Sumner PD! We would love for you all to show off your s-healthies today!

#shealthies #sumnerpd #cityofsumner ... See more

June 30, 2020

With looser restrictions during Phase 2, we are seeing more people on the roads again. Here are some summer driving tips to travel safely.

Avoid distractions: Eliminate any distractions, like ... See more

June 29, 2020
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Have you "herd"? Sumner has its own sheep and goats once again clearing storm ponds just by snacking this summer! Don't be alarmed if you see them out grazing. There is no need to call animal control ... See more

June 26, 2020
Face Masks or Cloth Face Covering

We have gotten this question quite a bit over the past few days.How are Sumner Police officers going to enforce the Governor's law requiring face masks in public spaces indoors and outdoors when you ... See more

WHEN AM I REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE MASK OR CLOTH FACE COVERING? Effective June 26, a statewide order requires individuals to wear a face covering in indoor public spaces such as stores, offices and ... See more

June 25, 2020

Volunteer Needed! We are looking for a citizen representative to serve on the Independent Investigation Team (IIT) as part of the Law Enforcement Training and Community Safety Act. See the attached ... See more

June 24, 2020
Policing in Sumner – City of Sumner

We have fielded a lot of questions the past weeks about our policies and practices here at Sumner PD. Our Chief took the time to address these questions and more.

We hope you will take the time to ... See more

As your police chief, I wanted to thank everyone who has expressed their support, concerns, and willingness to engage in open dialog in light of recent events locally and around the country. The ... See more

June 23, 2020

Since it's almost July, we thought we should remind everyone about fireworks.Fireworks are only allowed in the City Limits of Sumner on July 4th from 12pm until 12am.

If you have a fireworks ... See more

June 22, 2020

🚨 Traffic Alert 🚨

City crews will be doing asphalt restoration on 62nd St Ct E between 152nd Ave E and 153rd Ave E.

Please expect partial lane obstruction/single lane closures and minor ... See more

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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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