The City of Tumwater provides general governmental services authorized by state law, including public safety (police, fire and emergency medical services), highways and streets, parks and recreation, planning and zoning, permits and inspections, general administration, and water, sewer and stormwater utility services. Other services are provided by partner public agencies, nonprofits, and private companies. For your convenience, a list of common services and links to providers is available below for new residents has been provided. See Welcome Packet for more information.
Search City services by department at Directory of Services.
Do you live in the City?
Some provisions apply only to Tumwater residents. To determine if your address is within the Tumwater City limits, visit the Thurston County GeoData Center website and conduct a “Parcel Search” on your street address. The GeoData site includes information and links to public services, school district, voting information, zoning and other helpful links.
You may contact the City of Tumwater by calling (360) 754-5855 or submit an online form for Requests, Comments & Questions.
Service Directory for a list of City and non-City services from A to Z
City Service Map for a comprehensive map of City buildings and facilities
City Facilities for detailed information about City-owned facilities
FAQs for a list of frequently asked questions