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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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“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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Planning Commission

Watch the video from the February 6 Planning Commission meeting:

2020 Property Tax

UPDATE: Pierce County has released the 2020 Property Taxes. While the City of Sumner portion went down, property taxes for Sumner property owners went up 18%. Here’s the breakdown on…

Notice of Special Meetings of the Sumner City Council

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Sumner has scheduled a special study session for Wednesday, March 25, at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers,…

Council Meeting – Feb 3

Watch the February 3, 2020 Council Meeting streaming here. To watch older meetings, click here to visit the archive on Pierce County TV.
Projects get Done

How City Projects Happen

…And Where You Fit into the Process From the Traffic Avenue interchange to a new City Shops facility, the City of Sumner gets a lot of big projects done. Digging…

Parking in Sumner

A lot of people want to park in Sumner. With an active downtown, businesses need parking for employees and customers. Residents need parking to access their homes, have guests over…
Golf Course Screen

Golf Course Closure (Reminder)

The former Sumner Meadows golf course property is closed and is not open for public use. This may seem like old news to most, as the golf course has not…

Main Street Closure

We have a water main leaking under Main Street where it crosses the railroad tracks. In order to make repairs, we will be shutting down Main Street in evenings starting…


Police Facebook

April 8, 2020

A note from our Mayor about our connection to our partners at South Sound 911. Please take a moment to read this. It is imperative that if the need arises for you to call 911 that you answer their ... See more

April 7, 2020
Christmas Dancing to "We Need a Little Christmas" on Main Street in Sumner Washington

It is with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Petra Karr to coronavirus this morning. She didn't live in Sumner but she did so much to bring an extra spark to the community, especially ... See more

Sumner, Washington 12-12-2009 Acension Theatre Productions Presents: "We need a Little Christmas" on Main Street

April 7, 2020
Sumner Police Department

We don't know about you, but we had so much fun seeing everyone's Mug Shots on Friday! Did you take a peek at Puyallup Police Department's Mug Shots too? Now we want to challenge Bonney Lake Police ... See more

Good morning Sumner! Let’s take a break from news and facts, cause we want to see your Mug Shots! Show us a pic of your favorite coffee mug while you #StayhomeStayHealthy!

Bonus points if your ... See more

April 7, 2020
2020 Census | United States Census Bureau

With everything going on lately, you may have forgotten to fill out your 2020 Census. Did you know that the 2020 Census will inform decisions about funding for Washington’s fire departments and ... See more

Learn about the 2020 Census - how to respond, and why it matters. Shape your future. START HERE.

April 6, 2020

For those of you who aren’t usually home on a weekday, don’t be alarmed if you hear the Lahar Sirens at 12pm. This is just the monthly test of the system! First Monday of the month at noon.

April 3, 2020

Good morning Sumner! Let’s take a break from news and facts, cause we want to see your Mug Shots! Show us a pic of your favorite coffee mug while you #StayhomeStayHealthy!

Bonus points if your ... See more

April 2, 2020

A huge thank you to local business thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services for donating gloves to us. We are so thankful for a community that supports us!

April 2, 2020

Even though we are practicing social distancing and staying home to stay healthy, we are really passionate about supporting our local businesses during this time! If you have an Instagram account, ... See more

April 2, 2020

Yesterday Mayor Pugh proclaimed the week of April 12th – 18th to be Animal Care and Control Officers’ week in the City of Sumner! Even in this current pandemic, our animal control officers and ... See more

April 1, 2020
Smartsheet Forms

Please do not call 911 to report violations of Governor Inslee's "Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. If you have observed a violation by a state licensed business or contractor, please use the ... 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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Sumner, WA 98390

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