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Intermittent Phone Service: Incoming calls to Tumwater City Hall impacted by service disruption.

This does not impact emergency calls to 911.

Our service provider has identified the source of the problem, and is working to restore full service. We apologize for an inconvenience this may have caused. 
(last updated Friday, June 22, 2018, 4:15 p.m.)

On Wednesday, October 16th, work to upgrade the VOA website will take place between 1500 UTC and 1900 UTC. Visitors to our website may experience problems during that time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

On Wednesday, October 16th, work to upgrade the VOA website will take place between 1500 UTC and 1900 UTC. Visitors to our website may experience problems during that time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Urban Growth Area

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Tumwater's Urban Growth Area

The Urban Growth Area (UGA) is a regional border that helps control urban sprawl by keeping high-density development within its boundaries. In Tumwater, the UGA spans from east of Black Lake to just west of Chambers Creek. We share our UGA with Olympia in the upper region, and it continues south to roughly 93rd Avenue SE. This map outlines the area, along with proposed study areas.

Urban Growth Areas were mandated through the Growth Management Act to facilitate City planning for future growth.

Learn more...

Browse to the Tumwater Comprehensive Plan for more information or call the Community Development Department at (360) 754-4180.

Zoning map

Tumwater Zoning Map pdf-icon-sm (5 MB)