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Posted on: August 20, 2019

County Re-Striping Project Rescheduled to Start August 25th

Pavement Restriping 2019 Without Judson

Pierce County will have roadway striping crews scheduled to be in town August 25th, 26th and 27th, to re-stripe major roadways within the City.

This work is weather dependent, and in the event of rain, this work may be rescheduled. For a pdf map showing the roadways that will be re-striped, CLICK HERE. Please call the City’s main line, 253-851-6170, with any questions.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Now Hiring | City Administrator

The City of Gig Harbor is currently hiring for City Administrator. Be on the forefront of shaping one of the fastest growing cities in the Puget Sound while helping maintain its unique qualities that make it a treasure for residents.

For more information about the position of City Administrator click here.  

To apply visit

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Stinson Avenue Watermain Replacement Begins July 8 - Expect Delays

Stinson Water Main Routes 2019

The Stinson Avenue Watermain Replacement Project is expected to begin July 8th, 2019 and continue throughout the summer months.

The project will replace approximately 4000 linear feet of watermain. Within the project limits there will be a single-lane closure with alternating traffic for the majority of the project. There will be some work performed in Grandview Street, between Pi...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

City of Gig Harbor Accepting 2020 Lodging Tax Applications

FB LTAC Application (1)

2020 Lodging Tax funding requests are now being accepted by the City of Gig Harbor.

Applications for Lodging Tax/Tourism Promotion Funding are due September 20, 2019 by 5 pm at the Tourism & Communications Office in City Hall.  CLICK HERE for the Application and Guidelines. 

Funding for this program comes from the Ci...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Updates to "NW" Directional Within Gig Harbor City Limits

Addresses within city limits are being modified to no longer contain the “NW” directional designator. The City is implementing these modifications to ensure they continue to provide their citizens with the highest & most defined level of safety available.

“By updating addresses within the City limits to remove the NW directional, city addresses are clearly delineated from the rest of the peninsula. This will aid first responders and hopefully reduce response times,” said Katrina Knutson...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Campaign Signage

With campaign season heating up for the August Primary and November General Elections, it's important to remember that the City's Sign Code needs to be observed for all temporary signs on public and private property.

There are regulations which govern the allowable sign area, the number of temporary signs allowed and the maximum duration a temporary sign may be displayed.

Permits to place a temporary sign on public right-of-way can be easily and freely obtained through...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019


On the 12th of August, 2019, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 1423.


of the City of Gig Harbor, Washington


On the 12th of August, 2019, the City Council of the City of Gig Harbor, passed Ordinance No. 1423, the main point of which may be summarized by its title as follows:


AN ...

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