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Tacoma Municipal Code

The Code is current through the City Council meeting of August 28, 2018.


The following ordinances are currently pending codification: None.

    Unless specifically addressed in the ordinance, changes to the Tacoma Municipal Code are effective ten days after the ordinance has been published in the City's official newspaper (publishing typically takes place two days after an ordinance is passed).   



    References and History

    Ordinance Table 
    Revision Dates 
    Code Adoption Ordinance 
    See also:
    City Charter 
    City Council meetings

    Municipal Code 

    Title Subject
    Title 1  Administration and Personnel 
    Title 2  Buildings
    Fee tables in section 2.09 are subject to change per section 2.09.020-Adjustments. Please contact the permit office at (253) 591-5030 for current fees.
    Title 3  Fire 
    Title 4  Harbor 
    Title 5  Health and Sanitation 
    Title 6  Tax and License Code 
    Title 7  Police 
    Title 8  Public Safety 
    Title 9  Public Ways 
    Title 10  Public Works 
    Title 11  Traffic 
    Title 12  Utilities 
    Title 13  Land Use Regulatory Code 
    Title 14  Urban Renewal 
    Title 15  Repealed (formerly Airports) 
    Title 16 

    Cable Systems, Open Video Systems, Telecommunications Systems and Private Communications Systems

    Title 17  Animal Control 
    Title 18  Minimum Employment Standards