Download the Alarm Program Form
Per BLMC Chapter 8.48, every security alarm user in the City of Bonney Lake must obtain an alarm permit.
- Alarm permits are valid for one (1) year, and must be renewed annually.
- Registration/Renewal Fees:
- Residential/Commercial: $24.00
- Senior (65 or older) or Disabled: $12.00
- False alarm fees are $100 per false burglary alarm, and $200 per false robbery-panic alarm.
- For information on waivers, late fees, appeals, and other details related to false alarm fees, please view BLMC Chapter 8.48.
Residents and businesses must register their alarm system by submitting a Alarm Program Application form to the City.
Please make sure your emergency contact information is up to date with your alarm monitoring company.
- Beginning in March 2015 alarm permit processing will be handled in-house by the City of Bonney Lake; the City's contract with ATB Services has been terminated.
- New alarm regulations went into effect on March 24, 2011 per Ordinance 1379, including a reduction in the alarm permit fee and an increase in false alarm fines.
Last updated December 2, 2014. Visit www.metroanimalservices.org for up-to-date fee schedules and license forms. See also Bonney Lake Municipal Code Chapter 6.04.080.
||Dog License Fees
||Cat License Fees
||Altered Adult Dog - $16.00
||Altered Adult Cat - $12.00
||Unaltered Adult Dog - $60.00
||Unaltered Adult Cat - $60.00
||Reduced Rates for Owners Aged 65+
||Altered Adult Dog - $8.00
||Altered Adult Cat - $6.00
||Unaltered Adult Dog - $30.00
||Unaltered Adult Cat - $30.00
||Kennel license fees: $75.00
||Microchip Credit: $10.00 (one-time credit)
BLMC 6.04.080 (D): The City of Bonney Lake has determined that the best method of identification of animals under current technology is the microchip. Microchipping can be performed by veterinarians. If an animal owner residing inside the Bonney Lake city limits shows proof that their animal has been microchipped, the owner can receive a one-time credit of up to $10.00 on an animal license. Proof of microchipping on the animal to be licensed is required at the time of licensing.
Animal Licenses for cats and dogs of City residents can be purchased by mailing the animal license application and fee to Metro Animal Services, or in person at the Utility desk at the Justice & Municipal Center. The Animal License Application form is available to download at the Metro Animal Services web site: www.metroanimalservices.org.
The City of Bonney Lake contracts with Metro Animal Services and does not maintain records of prior licenses; records are maintained by Metro Animal Services. If your animal has been altered (i.e., spayed or neutered), please bring proof of alteration when paying in person so we may give you the discounted fee. If you are unsure of your residency status view the City Limits Map from our Maps Page or call the City Utilities Department at (253) 447-4317.
Animals may not run at large and must be leashed in public. See Bonney Lake Municipal Code Chapter 6.04 (Animal Regulations & Licensing) and Chapter 12.12.130 (Parks, Animals at Large) for complete regulations. Excessive repetitive barking which unreasonably disturbs the peace is prohibited by Bonney Lake Municipal Code Chapter 9.07 (Public Disturbance Noises).
Boat Launch Permit
Boat Launch pass cards for the Allan Yorke Park boat launch are available to residents living inside City limits only. For more information please click here.
If you are unsure of your residency status, view the City Limits Map on our Map Page or call the City Utilities department at (253) 447-4317.
Lake Bonney does not require a boat launch permit, but does prohibit internal combustion engines. For more information please see our Boating page. Private launches require permission from the Homeowner’s Association in charge of those launches. Go to our Neighborhood Associations (HOA) Page to find contact information for your Homeowner’s Association.
Concealed Pistol License / Concealed Weapon Permit
Concealed Pistol Licenses are processed by the Bonney Lake Police Department; visit the Police - Specialty Divisions & Services Page for more information. The application form is available to download from the Forms page.
Fireworks Retail Sales License / Discharge Regulations
Revisions to Bonney Lake Fireworks Laws
Revisions to Penalties go into effect in 2016.
Revisions to Sale & Discharge Code go into effect February 2017.
Revisions include changes to dates when fireworks can be legally discharged and penalties for violations. See BLMC 5.14 for current code and revisions effective in 2016 and those that go into effect Feb. 24, 2017. See also Ordinance 1536.
See also Bonney Lake-Sumner Courier Herald article: Educating Bonney Lake about new firework rules, 6/21/2016.
A license to sell fireworks is mandatory in the City of Bonney Lake. Only licensed fireworks stands may sell fireworks. Fireworks deemed dangerous by State Fire Marshall as per the provisions of Chapter 70.77 RCW shall be prohibited in the City entirely. Fireworks may only be sold during the time periods in 70.77.395 RCW.
To obtain a license to sell fireworks, submit required fees and application materials to the Permit Center:
- Completed Bonney Lake business license application.
- Copy of signed & approved Washington State Application for Retail Firework Temporary Structure Permit.
- Copy of signed & approved Washington State Patrol Fire Protection Bureau Fireworks Temporary Structure License Permit signed by the State Fire Marshal.
- Copy of Lease Agreement or permission from property owner for the site in which the stand/display will be placed.
- Site plan diagram of the proposed sale location.
- Certificate of Insurance as required by BLMC 5.14.070.
Please view BLMC Chapter 5.14 for more information or contact the City with questions at (253) 862-8602.
Reminders about Discharging Fireworks
Revisions to Bonney Lake fireworks regulations go into effect February 2017 - see details.
2016 Fireworks Information
- It is unlawful for a person to ignite, discharge, use or explode any consumer fireworks except between the hours of:
- 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. on July 3rd and on July 5th;
- 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight on July 4th; and
- 6:00 p.m. on December 31st to 1:00 a.m. on January 1st each year.
- Only "Safe and Sane" fireworks may be ignited for personal display.
- It is unlawful for any person to discharge fireworks on the property of another without permission of the owner of such property.
- It is unlawful for any person to discharge fireworks in a public park unless a written permit has been obtained from the city.
- It is unlawful for any person to discharge fireworks on city property that is not a park without the express written permission of the city.
- For more information on violations and penalties including civil infractions, misdemeanors, and related fines, view BLMC Chapter 5.14.
For complete information view BLMC Chapter 5.14 - Fireworks.
The City requires sign permits per BLMC Chapter 15.28 primarily to regulate signs of a commercial nature intended to be viewed from any vehicular public right-of-way. Not all signs require permits. For example, garage sale signs and small political signs during election periods. For explicit requirements seeB LMC Chatper 15.28 or contact one of our Permit Technicians.
Download the Sign Permit Application Form off of our Forms Page.
Special Events or Parade Permit
Any person desiring to conduct or sponsor a parade, athletic event or other special event in the City of Bonney Lake which will necessitate the use of a park, public right-of-way or street shall first obtain a special event permit from the City. Additionally, insurance and a $500 damage deposit shall be required. Complete regulations are found in BLMC Chapter 5.15.
Download the Parade or Special Events Permit Application form from our Forms Page.
Temporary Sign Permit
Temporary Sign Permits are generally for special events and transient businesses. Regulations can be found in BLMC 15.28.090.
Download the Temporary Sign Permit Application Form off our Forms Page