CLOSURE EXTENDED TO END OF MAY - The Soos Creek Water and Sewer District will be performing approved sewer work that will result in the closure of Covington Way. Click the image above to learn more.

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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



Planning Commission Public Hearing June 4 - Amendments to Animal Control Regulations
Posted On : Friday, May 22, 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Covington Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on proposed amendments to the animal control regulations in the Covington Municipal Code (CMC) Chapters 6.05, 18.20, 18.25, 18.31, and 18.80 at its regular Planning Commission Meeting on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at 6:30 p.m., to be held in the Council Chambers at Covington City Hall, 16720 SE 271st Street, Covington, Washington.



City Council Special Meeting, Wednesday, May 27
Posted On : Thursday, May 21, 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Meeting is being called for Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at 6:30 p.m., at the Covington City Council Chambers, 16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100, Covington, Washington, in order for members of the Covington City Council to participate in a discussion with the City Council’s from Black Diamond and Maple Valley.  The agenda items include a reception from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. followed by staff reports and discussion on the following items:  King County Council update from Councilmember Reagan Dunn, update on current and future projects by city managers, parks and trails presentation, update on both interlocal agreements, human services report, and decision to dissolve Southeast Area Transportation Solutions.