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All-Site Alert

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Park Alerts

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April 6, 2020 4:43 PM

Extended Closures of Parks and Recreational Facilities through May 4

All Pierce County Parks recreational facilities, public parks, golf courses, playgrounds, park restrooms, trailheads, and parking lots will remain closed through May 4, 2020 as a result of the Governor’s extended stay-at-home order.

Parks - Field Alerts

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Parks - Lake Closures

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Pierce County Ferry Rider Alert

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April 7, 2020 9:39 AM

AI terminal closed; Steilacoom terminal now limited to 10 people for ticket, bathroom use only.

PC Ferry is extending social distancing efforts. Anderson Island terminal is closed. Steilacoom terminal is limited to 10 people at a time for ticketing and bathroom use only. Thank you for your help protecting riders and crew by maintaining social...

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April 3, 2020 9:51 AM

PC Ferry will use regular schedule through April 30. Steilacoom II maintenance occurs next week.

Pierce County Ferry is experiencing reduced ridership, but we will continue with full ferry service through April 30. Service level will be re-evaluated at that time.

The M/V Steilacoom II will be out of service April 6-10 for generator maintenance. The...

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March 25, 2020 4:55 PM

Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order will not change PC Ferry service at this time

The Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order will not change PC Ferry service at this time. Service will continue on regular schedule. We will keep riders informed of any schedule adjustments.

March 17, 2020 3:18 PM

Pierce County Ferry Rider Service Update - USCG crew requirements now added

Pierce County Ferry Rider Service Update page now includes US Coast Guard crew requirement to operate ferry. We strive to keep you informed, so that you can make appropriate plans. Please follow link and stay informed.

March 13, 2020

Pierce County Ferry Rider Service Updates

Pierce County has partnered with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to make sure we pass on timely guidance concerning COVID-19. Please follow link to learn about the latest service updates.

March 6, 2020 11:19 AM

During the COVID-19 concern, we will not be pre-screening tickets. Thank you.

During the COVID-19 concern, we will not be pre-screening tickets; they'll be scanned on the terminal during boarding. Thank you for your attention to this change in procedure.

March 5, 2020 2:47 PM

Pierce County has partnered with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department regarding COVID-19.

Pierce County has partnered with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to make sure we pass on timely guidance concerning COVID-19.

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June 26, 2019 3:18 PM

As of July 1, cutting in ferry loading lanes may be subject to $48 fine. Do not leave gaps.

As of July 1, cutting in ferry loading lanes may be subject to $48 fine. To avoid opportunities for line cutting, park directly behind vehicle ahead of you and do not leave gaps; stay with your vehicle. See link for updated ferry loading guidelines..

Planning & Public Works Alert

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March 27, 2020 1:18 PM

Updated guidance for commercial and residential inspections

Inspections are limited to specific types until the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order is lifted.

March 25, 2020 12:59 PM

Yard waste drop-off temporarily halted at transfer stations in Pierce County

Transfer stations in Pierce County (outside of Tacoma) will temporarily stop accepting yard waste only effective Saturday, March 28.

The transfer stations in Pierce County include: Hidden Valley, Purdy, Prairie Ridge and Key Center.

Garbage and...

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March 25, 2020 12:33 PM

Development Center lobby is closed, but permitting services continue

In accordance with the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order from Governor Inslee, our lobby is now closed. Our staff continues to provide permitting functions, including application intake and review, and inspections. We are available to assist you by email at...

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Tacoma Narrows Airport Alert

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Thun Field Alert

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