The City provides a number of services to citizens, and tacomaservices.org gives you the ability to manage the services you receive from the City, make special requests and more.
For detailed information on key services, visit the links below.
Animal Care and Control
The City is your one-stop source for pet licensing and animal control. Visit the site for more information or call 627-PETS.
Community Based Services
Tacoma has launched a pilot program to help citizens clean up and revitalize four neighborhoods within the City limits. The program is outlined along with contacts for those working in each of the pilot areas.
Learn about programs such as the Local Employment and Apprenticeship Training Program (LEAP) and Historically Under-Utilized Business Program (HUB).
The govME Web site offers information from various divisions in the Public Works Department, including online guides and applications for permits for construction, plumbing, sewer repairs and more.
The Housing Development Division of the Community and Economic Development Department provides service and technical assistance that ultimately results in safer, more attractive neighborhoods. The City of Tacoma, in partnership with the non-profit housing community, researches options for providing more affordable housing in Tacoma.
Human Rights & Human Services
Information about child care resource and referral services, senior services and human services planning and contracting are featured on this page for the City’s Human Rights and Human Services Department. The page also offers information about filing employment and housing discrimination charges, Landlord/Tenant information, the Crime Free Housing Program and the Commissions staffed by the department including the Human Rights Commission, Human Services Commission and the Commission on Disabilities.
Find out how to pay your utility bills, request a service, get online maps or permit information or watch online replays of City Council meetings.
The BLUS division of Public works offers online guides and applications for permits for construction, plumbing, sewer repairs and more.
The Tacoma Fire and Police departments are featured on this page along with information about Animal Care and Control, emergency information, and details about programs to aid victims of domestic violence.
Tacoma Public Utilities provides a number of services for residential and business users within Tacoma, including power and water service and details about Tacoma Rail and Click! Network. Tacoma Public Utilities also provides electricity and water service to customers in University Place, Fife and other parts of Pierce and South King counties.
The City provides a number of Public Works utility services for residential and business users within Tacoma, including garbage and recycling pick up, streets and sidewalks, surface water and wastewater service. This section of the Web site also profiles environmental education services. Keep track of ongoing construction projects, find out what Tacoma CARES is doing in your part of the city or take a look at the services offered by the City’s Public Works Department.
Find out what services are offered throughout Tacoma, such as City Net, Tacoma Public Libraries, Metro Parks Tacoma and the varies Tacoma School District services.