This ballot measure is proposed by the Covington Transportation Benefit District for the upcoming April Special Election. Ballots must be postmarked by April 28.

The City is excited to provide an online platform for residents to offer ideas and questions about parks and rec as we update the comprehensive Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan. Click the image to learn more!

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 Meeting Canceled April 16
Posted On : Thursday, April 09, 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the regular Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 16, 2015, has been canceled.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the next regular Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2015, 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.

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.