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Coronavirus Response in Sumner

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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PLN 2006-00063

MODIFIED MITIGATED DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE Description of proposal:     Establish the use for a commercial development including a total of approximately 200,000 square feet of structures in up to 10…

Notice of Public Hearing

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Sumner City Council will be conducting a public hearing on a proposed increase to energy and communications tax rates in the Council Chambers at…

PLN 2015-0013

MITIGATED DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE/ SEPA MITIGATION MEASURES Description of proposal: Replace the existing structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridge over the White River with a new standard precast concrete girder…

Public Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE SUMNER CITY COUNCIL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sumner City Council has fixed Monday, March 16, 2015, at 7:00 pm, in…

Notice of Availability and Public Meetings

Comprehensive Plan & Zoning Map Amendments Notice is hereby given under that the City of Sumner is issuing a Draft Comprehensive Plan, East Sumner Neighborhood Plan, Municipal Code Update, Transportation…

Notice of Availability and Public Meetings

City of Sumner Draft Comprehensive Plan, East Sumner Neighborhood Plan, Municipal Code Update, Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, and East Sumner Neighborhood Planned Action Notice of Availability and Public Meetings Notice…


DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE Proposal:    Install stormwater treatment vaults to remove pollutants from stormwater discharge on Maybell, Alder and Sumner Ave. Also, Install stormwater treatment devices to reduce pollution from stormwater…

Determination of Significance

City of Sumner Determination of Significance & Scoping Notice 2015 City Comprehensive Plan and East Sumner Subarea Plan Updates Request for Comments on the Scope of the Supplemental Environmental Impact…
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Don’t Drip and Drive

This is your chance for a free vehicle leak inspection! Improve your car’s safety and reliability by checking for vehicle leaks. This July through September, visit any participating repair shop…

Notice of Availability

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Notice of Availability Notice is hereby given under WAC 197‐11‐460 and WAC 197‐11‐510 that the City of Sumner is issuing a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement…
Sumner Meadows Draft SEIS-2

Draft EIS

Sumner Meadows Draft SEIS (pdf) Sumner Meadows Draft SEIS Appendices (pdf)

PLN – 2013 – 0526 and PLN – 2013 – 0527

NOTICE OF Application Description of Proposal: Develop 13 lots in a residential sub-division. Applicant: Leroy Surveyors & Engineers/Clark McGowan, 12714 Valley Ave. E, Suite B, Sumner, WA 98390 Date of Application: December 20th, 2013…


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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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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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