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Spring recreation classes beginning in March and April are open for registration. Learn more and register online by clicking the image above.

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



City Council Meeting Canceled April 14
Posted On : Thursday, March 26, 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council meeting previously scheduled for Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. is canceled.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the next Regular City Council Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 7:00 p.m. at Covington City Council Chambers located at 16720 SE 271st Street, Covington, Washington.


Would you like to volunteer in your community as an Arts Commissioner?
Posted On : Friday, March 20, 2015

Love Art?
The City of Covington is seeking art enthusiasts to apply for open Arts Commission positions.  Arts Commissioners serve the city as advisors to the City Council in matters of art, and coordinate various art programs and events in the city, including the monthly artwork display in the City Hall Art Gallery.
Arts Commissioners also organize the annual Student Art Show, which includes contacting business owners, inventorying submitted artwork, and creating the exhibit in collaboration with Covington business owners. 
Serving on the Arts Commission can be a fun and rewarding experience!  If you would like to exercise your creativity, serve your community, and promote art in Covington, please complete an application.
Questions regarding the Arts Commission and requests for an application may be directed to Recreation Manager Pat Patterson at or by phone at 253-480-2482.
The Commission currently meets at City Hall the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  Further information on the commission can also be found on our website.  Applicants will receive notification when their application has been received, and an interview schedule will be established.