The community is invited to an open house, where they can share comments on parks and programs and discuss their thoughts and ideas for the future of Covington Parks & Recreation! For more information, click the image above.

The City Council is seeking nominations for residents, business leaders, students, or other interested individuals to serve on a committee to help set priorities for parks. Learn more by clicking the image above.


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



Covington City Hall Closed for Labor Day - Monday, September 7
Posted On : Thursday, August 20, 2015

Covington City Hall will be closed for business on Monday, September 7, 2015, in observance of Labor Day.

City Hall will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

Ordinance No. 06-15 Adopted at August 11 City Council Meeting
Posted On : Wednesday, August 12, 2015

An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Covington, Washington, to Extend the Moratorium on the Establishment, Location, Operation, Licensing, Maintenance, or Continuation of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Production Facilities, Processing Facilities, Collective Gardens, and Related Businesses within the City of Covington for Six Months; Providing for a Public Hearing on the Moratorium; Adopting Findings of Fact Supporting the Moratorium Adopted by Ordinance Nos. 08-11, 12-12, 01-13, 07-13, 05-14, 10-14 and 02-15; and  Providing for Severability.

Adopted by the City Council of the City of Covington, Washington, at the City Council meeting of August 11 to take effect August 19, 2015.