The Real Property Services section is devoted to the acquisition, management, and disposal of real estate property inventory and utility rights of way, and management of the City's property rights. Real Property Services supplies a variety of services and assistance to internal departments, as well as public and private entities. The section is comprised of two groups:
The section’s staff is comprised of individuals experienced in a variety of real estate specialties. The following is a summary of Real Property Services functions:
- Right-of-Way Use permits
- Agreements that allow compatible secondary uses of City-owned real property and rights-of-way and issue accordingly
Download the Land Use permit application for TPU properties.
Process Street Vacation Petitions
Represent the City at public hearings.
Download the Process Street Vacation petition application.
Dispose of Properties
Dispose of properties that are excess to the needs of City and Tacoma Public Utilities departments. Visit the Real property surplus listings page to view currently listed items. View additional Surplus Properties at the City of Tacoma, Tacoma School District, Pierce County and Metro Parks.
Act as Custodian of Real Estate Transaction Documents
For real estate documents we will act as custodian for deeds, easements, leases, franchises and permits. Manage data related to these documents. Research and provide information and expertise about real property matters to both internal and external customers.