Mandatory garbage service in Covington begins July 1. Be sure to place carts at the curb by 7 a.m. on your dedicated pick-up day. Questions? Contact Republic Services at 253-872-4632 or click the image above for their website.

According to code, legally obtained consumer fireworks can be discharged within Covington city limits during these times onlyon July 4: between 9 a.m. and midnight (12 a.m.).

The city's Facebook page is the fastest way to stay updated on the most current city news. You can catch up on meetings and events and even ask us your burning questions!


In Covington, we readily welcome newcomers to our community and proudly support the over 18,520 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.



Planning Commission July 7 Meeting Canceled
Posted On : Thursday, June 30, 2016

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the regular Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, July 7, 2016, has been canceled.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the next regular Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 21, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. Agenda information will be posted the Friday prior to the above meeting at Covington City Hall and the City's web site: For further information, please contact Community Development Director Richard Hart at 253-480-2441.

Covington City Hall Closed July 4 for Independence Day Holiday
Posted On : Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Covington City Hall will be closed for business on Monday, July 4, 2016, in observance of Independence Day.

City Hall will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.