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City Ordinances

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Ordinances are formal written actions of the City Council and are the laws of the City. Ordinances are codified as the Tumwater Municipal Code (TMC). The Tumwater Municipal Code is a collection of all the regulatory and penal ordinances and certain administrative ordinances of the City. Once an Ordinance is adopted by the City Council, it is sent to Code Publishing to become a part of the Tumwater Municipal Code.

Below are the current year’s and last year's Ordinances which can be viewed and printed by clicking on the Ordinance Number.  If you would like to view older Ordinances, please visit the Tumwater Records Center where you can view them and print out a PDF. 

2020 Ordinances

 Ordinances Description  Date Passed 

2019 Ordinances

 Ordinances Description  Date Passed 
O2019-001 Aquifer Protection, TMC Chapter 16.24 05-21-2019 
O2019-002 Compensation Paid to Elected Officials   02-05-2019
O2019-003   Comcast Franchise Agreement Extension 02-05-2019
O2019-004  2019 Comprehensive Plan Amendments  12-03-2019 
O2019-005  Shoreline Master Program  12-03-2019 
O2019-007  2019 Development Code Regulation Updates  09-03-2019 
O2019-017 Amending TMC 8.08, Noise Control 03-19-2019
O2019-018 Interim Truck Stop Zoning Regulations 04-02-2019
O2019-019  Truck Stop Zoning  07-23-2019 
O2019-020  Food Truck Land Use Regulations  11-19-2019 
O2019-021  Short Term Interfund Loan  07-16-2019 
O2019-022  SEPA Multi Family Tax Exemptions 2019 Amendments  11-19-2019 
O2019-023  Multi Family Tax Exemption - 2019 Amendments  01-21-2020 
O2019-024  1406 Implementation - Affordable Housing Funding  09-03-2019 
O2019-025  Authorization for acquisition of Fire Truck & Contract  09-03-2019 
O2019-026  Amends TMC 8.04.060- Nuisance Violations  09-17-2019 
O2019-027  Amends TMC 2.14.080 - Responsibilities of City Clerk  09-17-2019 
O2019-028  Ad Valorem for Regular Property Taxes for the fiscal year 2020  11-19-2019 
O2019-029  2019-2020 Biennial Budget Amendment #1  12-03-2019 
O2019-030  TMC Chapter 3.36, Creating the Tumwater Metropolitan Park District Fund  11-04-2019 
O2019-031  Repeal O2019-024; 1406 Implementation Affordable Housing  10-01-2019 
O2019-032  B&O TMC Tax Changes 5.08 & 5.10 11-19-2019
O2019-033  1406 Implementation - Affordable Housing Family  11-04-2019 
O2019-034  Extend Comcast Franchise Agreement  11-19-2019