Lighting safe n sane fireworks is only legal in Covington between the hours of 9 a.m. and midnight on July 4 only. Read about the city's fireworks laws and how to be safe by clicking the image above.

The City Council is seeking nominations for residents, business leaders, students, or other interested individuals to serve on a committee to help set priorities for parks. Learn more by clicking the image above.

Enjoy a slice of summer at the Covington Days Festival July 18 & 19! Enjoy live music and performances, rides and games, vendor booths, yummy food and more! Located on 169th Place SE and the Valley Medical North Lot.

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Mayor HartoIn Covington, we readily welcome newcomers to our community and proudly support the over 18,400 dedicated residents who already call Covington their home.

Covington is a young city that successfully balances retail business, a family-friendly environment, easy access to healthcare, and open communication with city leaders. Our active residents also enjoy many city sponsored events that promote public involvement and community pride.

Living in Covington connects you by major thoroughfares to the mountains and the Sound without having to compromise on small town character. We are a city that is looking ahead to ensure the improvement and vitality of transportation, parks and recreation, the downtown vision, housing options and continued access to city council and staff.

We welcome conversations with our residents. Please contact us through the Covington Connections link on our city website, by phone at (253) 480-2400, or via email at with questions, problems or suggestions or attend one of our bimonthly City Council meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

Margaret Harto
City of Covington Mayor


Covington Vision, Mission, Goals



Weather conditions spark further concern for fireworks
Posted On : Wednesday, July 01, 2015

It’s no secret that June has been one of the driest and hottest months on record and with temperatures expected to be in the 90’s for the next several days and no rain in sight, fire danger is high for the Fourth of July.

City Hall Closed Friday, July 3, in Observance of Independence Day
Posted On : Friday, June 26, 2015

Covington City Hall will be closed for business on Friday, July 3, 2015, in observance of Independence Day.

City Hall will resume regular business hours on Monday, July 6, 2015.