City Government

Tacoma operates under the council-manager form of government, with an elected mayor and eight elected council members. Our City Council meets every Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, on the first floor of the Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market Street, Tacoma, WA

The City maintains a fantastic website

City offices are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Mail for the City of Tacoma can be sent to:
City of Tacoma, 747 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402
General Information: (253) 591-5000
8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday

Tacoma Public Utilities:
The City operates its own utility Company, Tacoma Public Utilities, with Tacoma Power, Tacoma Water, & Tacoma Rail. Is one of the oldest and largest municipally owned utilities in the country. Provides reliable, high-quality, innovative, competitively priced utility services to customers in Tacoma, neighboring cities and in Pierce County

Online bill-paying and customer information services at

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 11007, Tacoma, WA 98411
Business Address: 3628 S. 35th Street, Tacoma, WA 98409 (South 35th Street and Union Avenue).