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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



City Council Public Hearing re Hawk Property October 27
Posted On : Friday, October 09, 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the owners of two parcels (APN 022069012 & 202206912) have requested annexation of their property using the direct petition method. The Covington City Council has set a public hearing date regarding the proposed Hawk Property annexation. This notice is intended to inform potentially interested parties about the City Council’s public hearing and to invite them to appear before the City Council and offer oral testimony, or to submit written statements to the City Council up to and including at the public hearing for the record. Written statements should be mailed to Sharon Scott, City Clerk, City of Covington, 16720 SE 271st St. #100, Covington, WA 98042.

Information regarding this annexation may be examined on the city’s Hawk Property annexation webpage listed below or at City Hall located at 16720 S.E. 271st Street, Covington, WA 98042, Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.   Hawk Property Annexation:


City Council Study Session re Sign Code - October 13
Posted On : Thursday, October 08, 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Covington City Council will hold a Special City Council Meeting on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, commencing at 6:00 p.m., at Covington City Council Chambers located at 16720 SE 271st Street, Covington, Washington.  The purpose of the special meeting is to hold a study session to discuss revisions to the sign code.  A time for public comments is also included on the agenda.