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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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Parklets in the News

The media has recently enjoyed covering Sumner’s parklets on Main Street. Please enjoy these stories and videos from Q13 and the Puyallup Herald. Thank you again to Transportation Improvement Board’s…

Combined Notice of Application and Hearing: Sumner Ridge, PLN-2019-0129

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Sumner Ridge LLC has applied for a Binding Site Plan (BSP) for the project described below.  Project Name: Sumner Ridge Permit Application No: PLN-2019-0129 Locations: XXX…

CPLs Resume with Modifications

Starting the week of August 3, we can begin processing concealed pistol licenses with some very strict modifications due to coronavirus: 1) Call Sumner Police to make an appointment at…

Notice of Sumner Planning Commission Special Meeting

THE CITY OF SUMNER PLANNING COMMISSION will hold a Special Study Session on July 30, 2020, at 6:00 pm to discuss proposed Zoning Code text amendments to SMC 18.37 related…
Scam Alert

Cable Call Scam

Please be alert for a new scam targeting seniors in Sumner. An alert Sumner resident shared this story from late last week. The resident, a Comcast customer, received a call…
COVID-19 Cover your face

Masks Mandated

The State of Washington requires everyone to wear a mask when in all indoor public spaces and outdoors when you can’t maintain a 6′ distance. In addition, the Governor has…



Wed 28

Come Walk With Me

October 3 - October 31
Wed 28

Fall Open House

October 22 - November 20
Wed 28

Community Development Committee

October 28 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Organizer: City of Sumner
Sat 31

Free COVID Testing

October 31 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Organizer: Pierce County
Nov 02

Lahar Siren Test

November 2 at 12:00 pm - 12:05 pm
Organizer: Pierce County


Police Facebook

October 27, 2020

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October 26, 2020

It’s official; there’s still no way to safely hold events like Street of Treats in 2020. We are ... See more

October 23, 2020

This week's Crime Prevention tip has to do with recognizing phone scams and protecting your PIN! ... See more

October 22, 2020
South Sound 911

Information on the 911 Outage

UPDATE (4:52 PM): The 911 system is stable again in Pierce County. Thanks for your patience. PLEASE ... See more

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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Sumner, WA 98390

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