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Visiting the Tacoma Municipal Building

What brings you to the Tacoma Municipal Building today?



I am a new employee.

 
Your department would bring a completed badge application form and escort you to get your picture taken.
You would be issued an employee badge.
Wear your employee badge visibly at work.
 

I am a contract employee.

 
Your department would bring a completed badge application form and escort you to get your picture taken.
You would be issued a contract employee badge.
Wear your employee badge visibly at work.
 

I am a City contractor.

 
The department you are working for would bring a completed badge application form and escort you to get your picture taken.
You would be issued a contractor badge.
Wear your contractor badge visibly at all City of Tacoma facilities.
 

I have a scheduled meeting or appointment.

 

I am here to go to a meeting room.

Stop by one of the Security desks.
 
If you are in the Customer Support Center, the Customer Support Center would call the department responsible for your visit to notify them that you have arrived, notify the Security desk that the department has been contacted and escort or send you to the Security desk so you can sign in, provide official photo identification and obtain a visitor badge.
Provide official photo identification to confirm your first name and last name.
Security would then call the department responsible for your visit to notify them that you have arrived, and issue your visitor badge.
Wear your visitor badge visibly and proceed to the meeting room.
When you are done with your visit, return your visitor badge to one of the Security desks.

I am here to go somewhere other than a meeting room.

Stop by one of the Security desks.
 
If you are in the Customer Support Center, the Customer Support Center would call the department responsible for your visit to notify them that you have arrived, notify the Security desk that the department has been contacted and escort or send you to the Security desk so you can sign in, provide official photo identification and obtain a visitor badge.
Provide official photo identification to confirm your first name and last name.
Security would then call the department responsible for your visit to notify them that you have arrived, and issue your visitor badge.
Wear your visitor badge visibly and proceed to the location of your visit.
When you are done with your visit, return your visitor badge to one of the Security desks.
 

I do not have a scheduled appointment.

 
Sign in at one of the Security desks.
 
If you are in the Customer Support Center, the Customer Support Center would call the department responsible for your visit to notify them that you have arrived.
 
If the department contact approves the visit, the Customer Support Center would notify the Security desk that the department has been contacted and escort or send you to the Security desk so you can sign in, provide official photo identification and obtain a visitor badge.
Provide official photo identification to confirm your first name and last name.
Security would then call the department you are visiting to notify them that you have arrived, and – if the department contact approves the visit – issue your visitor badge.
 
If the department contact does not approve the visit, you would be offered assistance from the Customer Support Center.
Wear your visitor badge visibly and proceed to the meeting room.
When you are done with your visit, return your visitor badge to one of the Security desks.
 

I am here to attend a large meeting or training session.

 
Sign in at one of the Security desks.
Provide official photo identification to confirm your first name and last name.
Security would check to see if your name is on the list of attendees for that meeting or training session.
If you are in the Customer Support Center, the Customer Support Center would check to see if your name is on the list of attendees for that meeting or training session.
If your name is on the list of attendees for that meeting or training session, the Customer Support Center would notify the Security desk and escort or send you to the Security desk so you can sign in, provide official photo identification and obtain a visitor badge.
If your name is on the list of attendees for that meeting or training session, you would be issued your visitor badge.
 
If your name is not on the list of attendees for that meeting or training session, Security would call the department responsible for that meeting or training session to verify your information and - if the department contact approves - you would be issued a visitor badge.
 
If the department contact does not approve, you would be offered assistance from the Customer Support Center.
 
Wear your visitor badge visibly and proceed to the meeting or training room.
When you are done with your visit, return your visitor badge to one of the Security desks.
 

I am here to attend an open public meeting.

Sign in at one of the Security desks.
Security would check to see if the meeting is listed on the City's weekly meeting calendar and scheduled on TMB Floors 4-15.
 
If you are in the Customer Support Center, the Customer Support Center would check to see if the meeting is listed on the City's weekly meeting calendar and scheduled on TMB Floors 4-15.
 
If the meeting is listed on the City's weekly meeting calendar and scheduled on TMB Floors 4-15, the Customer Support Center would notify the Security desk and escort or send you to the Security desk so you can obtain a visitor badge.
If the meeting is listed on the City’s weekly meeting calendar and scheduled on TMB Floors 4-15, you would be issued your visitor badge. You will not be required to sign the visitor log.
If the meeting is listed on the City’s weekly meeting calendar and scheduled on TMB Floors 1-3, a visitor badge is not required. Simply proceed to the meeting.
When you are done with your visit, return your visitor badge to one of the Security desks. If you do not have visitor badge, you are free to simply leave the building.
 

I am a delivery person or vendor.

Sign in at one of the Security desks.
 
If you are in the Customer Support Center, the Customer Support Center would escort or send you to the Security desk so you can sign in, provide official photo identification and obtain a visitor badge.
Provide official photo identification to confirm your first name and last name so that Security can issue your visitor badge.
Wear your visitor badge visibly and proceed to the location(s) of your visit.
When you're done with your visit, return your visitor badge to one of the Security desks.