The City is always looking ahead to plan for the future. This affects zoning, housing, transportation, businesses, environmental impacts…nearly every aspect of life. While we can’t offer you a crystal ball, we can encourage you to look ahead with us and see where we’re going as a community into the future.

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White River in the summer

White River Restoration

In the center of the vibrant Puget Sound region, one stretch of the White River through Sumner poses challenges for wildlife, for infrastructure and for the regional economy. In 2015, the State of Washington invested $824,000 for Sumner to lead a dialogue group regarding a small stretch of the river. […]

Main Street Vision

The City of Sumner worked in partnership with the University of Washington-Tacoma (UWT) Urban Design Studio Class to create a Main Street Visioning Plan that identifies a range of enhancements to Main Street, between Traffic Avenue and Wood Avenue, in Downtown Sumner. The Visioning Plan outlines enhancements to Reuben Knowblauch […]

Parks Master Plan Survey

Would you like to help us refine ideas to improve Seibenthaler Park and develop a plan for the Bennett Property, the new park property recently acquired in the north end of the City? If you have 5 minutes, please take our survey, This is the first of many opportunities for […]

Housing Action Plan

Our region needs more housing, and we want to make sure that everyone has a place to live in the community. Given this pressing need, the Cities of Bonney Lake and Sumner have teamed up to develop a plan to provide more housing types, which means more options for everyone. […]

Development in Sumner

Despite everything in 2020, development continued. In fact, we received and processed more permit requests than in 2019! Here’s what’s going on around the city.

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