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Posted on: August 20, 2021

TRAFFIC IMPACT INFORMATION - Harborview Dr./Stinson Ave. Intersection Improvements

Expect alternating flagger controlled lane closures through the work zone through October 31 which will result in long traffic delays. Emergency vehicle access during this time will be a priority and unrestricted.

The current construction work is the first phase of the Harborview Drive/Stinson Avenue Intersection Improvement Project. This phase of work consists of the installation of underground utilities and is expected to run though Oct. 31. The reason for this p...

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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Gig Harbor Civic Center Open to the Public - Face Coverings Required at all Times

The Gig Harbor Civic Center is open to the general public. All persons entering the Civic Center are now required to wear a face covering as directed by Secretary of Health Order 20-03.4. All City meetings will continue to be held remotely on Zoom.

Disposable face coverings are provided inside the front doors to the Civic Center.

City staff cannot provide in-person services to visitors who are unable or unwilling to wear a face covering. Please call (253) 853-8136 or visit www.cityofgigharbor.net for...

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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Stormwater Revenue Study

For more information on the City's next steps in the Stormwater Revenue Study following the Virtual Stormwater Open House(s) held on Sept. 15 and 16, please click on the following link. A recording of the Open House is also available there.

Stormwater Revenue Study. 

City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: August 13, 2021

City of Gig Harbor Accepting 2022 Lodging Tax Applications

2022 Lodging Tax funding requests are now being accepted by the City of Gig Harbor.

Applications for Lodging Tax/Tourism Promotion Funding are due Monday, September 27 at 10:00 a.m.  CLICK HERE for the application packet. 

Lodging tax grants can be used for: 

  • Tourism marketing
  • Marketing and operations of special e...
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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

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. Signs installed without a permit are subject to civil penalty charges. 

Permits to place ...

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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Statewide Plastic Bag Ban to go into effect on October 1, 2021

Responding to growing plastic bag pollution, the Washington State Legislature in 2020 passed a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags that is scheduled to take effect on October 1. This new law supersedes the City's "Bring Your Own Bag" Ordinance.

The new State law was scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2021, but was delayed due to COVID-19 precautions. Once the new law goes into effect, Washington state will:

  • Prohibit single-use plastic carryout bags in all retail and grocery stores, restaur...
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