There are currently three openings on the Parks Commission and two openings on the Arts Commission. Get more details on the commission section of our website.

Help shape Covington's future and learn more about the process to update the City's Comprehensive Plan and the opportunities available to provide input.


Mayor HartoIn Covington, we readily welcome newcomers to our community and proudly support the over 18,100 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




City Hall Holiday Closures - December 25 & January 1
Posted On : Monday, December 22, 2014

Covington City Hall will be closed for business on Thursday, December 25, 2014, in observance of Christmas Day and Thursday, January 1, 2015, in observance of New Year’s Day.

Covington City Hall will resume regular business hours on Friday, December 26, 2014, and on Friday, January 2, 2015..

December 17 Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting Canceled
Posted On : Thursday, December 11, 2014

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the regular Parks & Recreation Commission meeting previously scheduled for Wednesday, December 17, 2014, has been canceled.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the next regular Parks & Recreation Commission meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at Covington City Hall, 16720  SE 271st, Covington.