This gathering will be held in the parking lot adjacent to the community tree (168th Place) by Pier 1 Imports. The 5K walk begins at 5 p.m., free hot dog dinner is at 6 p.m. and tree lighting is at 6:30 p.m.

Recycle many household items free. Some have a fee (cash only) including: tires, propane tanks, porcelian toilets a& sinks, refridgerators & freezers, and mattresses. Rain barrels are $25. Find out more by clicking the image above.

Register to play on one of the city's new athletic leagues. To register for youth soccer, flag football, or volleyball visit or call the registration desk located at the Covington Aquatics Center at 253-480-2480.

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




Notice of City Council September 30 Special Meeting
Posted On : Monday, September 29, 2014

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Covington City Council will hold a Special Meeting for the purposes of an Executive Session pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(i) to discuss potential litigation on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, commencing at 5:00 p.m., at Covington City Council Chambers located at 16720 SE 271st Street, Covington, Washington.

Notice of Planning Commission October 2 Canceled Meeting
Posted On : Thursday, September 25, 2014

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the regular Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, October 2, 2014, has been canceled.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the next regular Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 16, 2014, 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.