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PLN 2016-0076 DNS

DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE Description:    Zoning Code text amendments to amend the SMC 18.18.020, “Principal and conditional uses” in the Light and Heavy Industrial Zones to facilitate the ability for…

PLN 2016-0060 MDNS

MITIGATED DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE Project Name:     Johansen Excavating Sumner Facility Permit Application No:      PLN-2016-0060 Location:         2003 136th Avenue East, Sumner, WA 98390   (Parcel(s) #4495401322, 4495401330, 4495401321) Description of Proposal: The…

Notice of Public Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SUMNER CITY COUNCIL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Sumner City Council has fixed Monday, the 15th of August, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the Sumner…

PLN 2016-0059 Public Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sumner has scheduled a public hearing for a Conditional Use Permit for the project described below. Proposal: Increase…

PLN 2016-0059 Notice of Application

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sumner has received an application for a Conditional Use Permit for the project described below. Proposal: Increase the number of parking stalls…

PLN 2016-0060 Notice of Application

NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sumner Environmental Official has received a SEPA Checklist and application for the project described below. Project Name:                     Johansen Excavating…

PLN 2016-0066 Notice of Application

Notice of Application NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sumner has received an application for the project described below. Proposal:    This is an amendment to the 2015 Comprehensive…

PLN-2016-0058 Determination of Non-Significance

DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE Description:    Zoning Code text amendments to amend the SMC 18.04, “definitions”; 18.14, “Medium Density Residential”; 18.16, “Central Business District”; and 18.32, “General height, setbacks, yard and…

Notice of Cancellation

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Sumner has cancelled the July 5, 2016, Regular Council Meeting. Michelle Converse, City Clerk

PLN-2016-0048

DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE Description:    Zoning Code text amendments to amend the Sign Code SMC 18.44 to clarify applicability of 18.44.230 to only Neighborhood Commercial and Mixed Used Development in…

Modified MDNS PLN-2016-0005, PLN-2016-0006, PLN-2016-0039

MODIFIED MITIGATED DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE Description of Proposal: The proposal is to construct a new building for Cummins Northwest totaling approximately 56,000 square feet on a 7.14-acre undeveloped site located…

Notice of Public Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SUMNER CITY COUNCIL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing to obtain public comment on the City of Sumner Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan has been…

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May 27, 2020

With weather this beautiful, you think being stuck at home is bad? Try being a pet locked in a rapidly warming vehicle. Car temperatures rise fast, putting pets in distress if left "even for only a ... See more

May 26, 2020
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🚨 Traffic Alert 🚨

We had a car hit and run to a fire hydrant at 16th St & Bonney Ave near Seibenthaler Park. The car took the hydrant completely off the main line. Please avoid the ... See more

May 26, 2020

🚨 Traffic Alert 🚨

Single-lane closures start today at the intersection of East Valley Highway and Forest Canyon Rd.

This work is being done by Pierce County and will last through 7/31 to ... See more

May 26, 2020

🚨 Traffic Alert 🚨

The Northbound lane of 142nd Avenue E will be closed today until 5 pm for work on the overhead utility lines. Please expect minor congestion and give them room to work. ... See more

May 25, 2020

“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.”

– Jeff Miller

Thank you does not seem enough for the gift of freedom they have ... See more

May 23, 2020

While most physical stores are closed with the Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order, a lot of businesses are Open in Sumner to serve you in different ways, using online sales, social media promotions and ... See more

May 23, 2020

While most physical stores are closed with the Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order, a lot of businesses are Open in Sumner to serve you in different ways, using online sales, social media promotions and ... See more

May 22, 2020

In case you have lost track of what day, week, or month it is - we have come to remind you that this weekend is Memorial Day weekend. City offices will be closed Monday, even remotely on Monday, May ... See more

May 21, 2020
South Sound 911 Online Reporting

There has been an influx in fraud reports related to fraudulent unemployment claims. We now have the capability to take your fraud report online through South Sound 911's online reporting center, ... See more

South Sound 911 online reporting system for non-emergency crimes.

May 20, 2020
Happy Birthday Penny!

Yesterday we were given the honor of saying Happy Birthday to one of our long time residents, Penny! Penny's family has occupied the same residence for several generations, for a total of 90 years! ... See more

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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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