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Street Banner Program - Policy and Agreement

In 2014, the City of Tumwater applied for Lodging Tax funds to install street banner poles. Use of the banner poles is intended to increase tourism and advertise events for the enjoyment of the community. The street banner poles are located on Tumwater Boulevard SW, just before the intersection of Tumwater Boulevard and Linderson Way. The banner poles only expand over the lanes traveling east but the banner on display is visible to two-way traffic.

Banner Permit and Agreements will only be accepted from organizations hosting a community event in the City of Tumwater, or an event that is funded by Tumwater Lodging Tax.

If your event is in the City of Tumwater, to participate in the street banner program, the group or organization must be one or more of the following:
     • funded through the Tumwater Lodging Tax program;
     • sponsored by the City of Tumwater;
     • a public school or college/university; or
     • a public agency

Banners for the purpose of commercial advertising are not allowed.

Applications will be accepted the first two weeks of the year with priority given to Tumwater Lodging Tax funded organizations and City sponsored events. Following the first two weeks of the year, applications will generally be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. The Banner Permit and  Agreement must  be  submitted  at  least  30  days  prior  to  the  date being  requested.  Applications  will  not  be  accepted  more  than  one  (1) year  in  advance.

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Staff Contact

Hanna Miles, Executive Asst./Deputy City Clerk, or call (360) 754-4120.