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Tacoma Municipal Code

The Code is current through the City Council meeting of November 7, 2017.

 

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

 

Notice on changes to Paid Sick Leave: On September 26, 2017, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 28453, which amends Chapter 18.10 to align City Code requirements with the state's paid sick leave law. This Ordinance will be incorporated into the Municipal Code and take effect on January 1, 2018.

 

Notice on changes to Mayor and City Council salary: On October 17, 2017, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 28459 which amends Chapters 1.18 and 1.19 relating to pay and compensation for the Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and City Council. This Ordinance will be incorporated into the Municipal Code and take effect on January 1, 2018.

References and History

Code Adoption Ordinance 
Ordinance Table 
Revision Dates
Volume I Title Page (for printed copies)
Volume II Title Page (for printed copies)
City Charter

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Title 15  Repealed (formerly Airports) 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