Ordinances and Resolutions:

Use the links below to find information on recently passed Ordinances & Resolutions. You can access the past Ordinances & Resolutions via WA State Digital Archives.

Digital Archive Search

You can access the current and past Resolutions and Ordinance via the WA State Digital Archives.

To search on the WA State Digital Archives website, please follow the instructions below:

  • Go to: https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/
  • Click on Collections at the top, then Records Series
  • Then click on what type of collection you are looking for and the Title (Bonney Lake…)
  • Then fill in any of the following information depending on the document to search for the document:
    -Fill in Year From and Year To OR
    -Fill in From and To OR
    -Ordinance Number OR
    -Resolution Number OR
    -A Keyword(s)
  • Then click search or browse this series will show all of them 
  • You will then click on the record you want
  • The record will be on the next screen in the right side 

Interim Copies:

The notation 'Interim Copy' indicates that the attached file is an interim copy of the Ordinance, Resolution or Interlocal Agreement, presented as it was adopted by the City Council. A scanned copy of the final document will be made available as soon as all required signatures and publications are completed.

Bonney Lake Municipal Code

Ordinances are codified into the Bonney Lake Municipal Code (BLMC), which is available to browse and search online. The online BLMC is updated every few months; recently adopted ordinances that have not yet been incorporated into the online BLMC are listed below for easy retrieval

Proclamations

A proclamation is an official document issued by the Mayor to bring recognition, awareness, or appreciation to an issue, cause, milestone, or noteworthy event that is relevant and important to Bonney Lake. Proclamations are strictly honorary and not legally binding.

Ordinances

Ordinances are legislative acts or local laws, prescribing general, uniform, and permanent rules of conduct, relating to the corporate affairs of the city. Ordinances are the most permanent and binding form of council action and may be amended or repealed only by adoption of a subsequent ordinance as per: BLMC 2.04.740.

Ordinances under consideration by the City Council are assigned a draft ordinance number and may be found in the agenda packets for meetings and workshops at which the Council plans to discuss them. Visit the City Council/Workshop Agendas & Minutes page to view current and past agendas and minutes.

Digital Archives Search

You can access the current and past Ordinances via the WA State Digital Archives.

To search on the WA State Digital Archives website, please follow the instructions below:

  • Go to: https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/
  • Click on Collections at the top, then Records Series
  • Then click on what type of collection you are looking for and the Title (Bonney Lake…)
  • Then fill in any of the following information depending on the document to search for the document:
    -Fill in Year From and Year To OR
    -Fill in From and To OR
    -Ordinance Number OR
    -Resolution Number OR
    -A Keyword(s)
  • Then click search or browse this series will show all of them 
  • You will then click on the record you want
  • The record will be on the next screen in the right side 

Recently Passed Ordinances:

February 13, 2023

Ordinance 1714 – An Ordinance Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Making Routine Housekeeping Amendments To The Following Sections Of The Bonney Lake Municipal Code 10.36.015 Modifying The Prohibited Parking Zone; 10.36.020 Modifying The Restricted Parking Zone; 10.36.060 Related To The Appointment Of The Parking Enforcement Officer; 12.08.010 Related To Permits For Working Within The Public Right-Of-Way; 12.08.110 Related To The Enforcement Of City’s Right-Of-Way Code; 12.12.051 Related To Boat Launch And Parking Fees And Enforcement; And 12.12.053 Related To The Disposition Of Collected Parking Fees; 13.12.105 Related To Financial Hardships;13.12.130 Related To Mandatory Sewer Connection And Exemptions; 14.130.120 Related To Code Enforcement Appeals; 14.130.140 Related To The Collection Of Civil Penalties; 14.130.160 Related To Unfit Dwelling Units; 14.140.040 Related To SEPA Review, Scheduling Hearings, And Providing Notice For Comprehensive Plan And Development Code Amendments; 15.28.020 Related To The Definitions For The Sign Code; 15.28.060 Related To The Regulation Of Temporary Signs; 16.02.110 Related To SEPA Fees; 16.06.020 Related To SEPA Environmental Document Availability And Cost; 16.60.030 Related To Definitions For The Urban Forestry Code; And BLMC 18.54.050 Related To Nonconforming Uses; And Repealing Chapter 9.14 Of The Bonney Lake Municipal Code Related To Police Enforcement Of The Development Code; And Repealing Section 13.04.040 Related To Sewer Connections And Exemptions; Providing For Severability And Corrections; And Establishing An Effective Date.

Ordinance 1715 – An Ordinance Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County Washington, Amending Ordinance No. 1712 Relating To Salaries For Non-Represented Employees; Providing For Severability And Corrections; And Establishing An Effective Date.

January 23, 2024

Ordinance 1690 – An Ordinance Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County Washington, Regrading Employee Leave Benefits; Amending Chapter 2.32 Of The Bonney Lake Municipal Code (BLMC) To Add A New Section 2.32.070 To Provide Longevity Leave For Non-Represented City Employees; Providing For Severability And Corrections; And Establishing An Effective Date.

December 12, 2023

Ordinance 1712 - An Ordinance Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Amending Ordinance No. 1687 Relating To Salaries And Benefits For Non-Represented Employees.

November 28, 2023

Ordinance 1672– An Ordinance Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Adopting The Mid-Biennial Budget Amendment For Budget Years 2023 And 2024.

Ordinance 1679 – An Ordinance Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Setting The Amount Of The Annual Ad Valorem Tax Levy Necessary For The Fiscal Year 2024 For The Purposes Set Forth Below. 

Resolutions

A resolution is an act of the council that is less solemn or formal than an ordinance, and in general is an expression of the opinion or mind of the council concerning some particular item of business.

Some resolutions are not yet scanned/available to view online. Resolutions under consideration by the Council are listed on projected agendas and agenda packets for the meetings and workshops at which Council plans to discuss them. View the City Council/Workshop Agendas & Minutes page for current and past agendas and minutes.

Digital Archives Search

 You can access the current and past Resolutions via the WA State Digital Archives.

To search on the WA State Digital Archives website, please follow the instructions below:

  • Go to: https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/
  • Click on Collections at the top, then Records Series
  • Then click on what type of collection you are looking for and the Title (Bonney Lake…)
  • Then fill in any of the following information depending on the document to search for the document:
    -Fill in Year From and Year To OR
    -Fill in From and To OR
    -Ordinance Number OR
    -Resolution Number OR
    -A Keyword(s)
  • Then click search or browse this series will show all of them 
  • You will then click on the record you want
  • The record will be on the next screen in the right side 

Recently Passed Resolutions:


February 13, 2024

Resolution 3195 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Approving A Rate Increase Requested By Murry's Disposal. 

Resolution 3196 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Authorizing The Award Of The Construction Of The Grainger Springs Pump House Replacement Project To McClure And Sons, Inc. 

Resolution 3197 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Authorizing The Award Of A Professional Services Contract To RH2 For Construction Management Services To Support The Grainger Springs Pump Station Upgrade Project.

Resolution 3198 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Authorizing The Judge Of The Bonney Lake Community Court, Community Court Case Manager, And City Prosecutor To Attend The RISE24 Conference From May 21- 25, 2024, In Anaheim, California.

December 12, 2023

Resolution 3193 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Authorizing The Award Of A Professional Services Agreement To BHC Consultants For Professional Engineering Services For The SR410 Sewer Trunk Line Evaluation. 

Resolution 3192 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Authorizing The Mayor To Sign A Reimbursement Contract With Pierce County For Senior Services Rendered By The City Of Bonney Lake Up To A Total Of $45,516 During Calendar Years 2024-2025.


November 14, 2023

Resolution 3178 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Adopting The 2024-2029 Six Year Transportation Improvement Program. 

Resolution 3186 – A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Authorizing The Award Of The Lift Station 20 Upgrade Project To McCann Construction Enterprises, Inc.

Resolution 3188 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Authorizing The Award Of A Professional Services Contract To AKANA For Construction Management Services To Support The Lift Station 20 Upgrade Project. 

Resolution 3189 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, To Authorize Mayor McCullough To Sign An Interagency Agreement With The Washington Traffic Safety Commission For Reimbursement For Various Traffic Emphasis Patrols.

Resolution 3191 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Authorizing The Purchase Of An Emergency Power Generator And Transfer Switch From Cummins Power Systems For The Public Safety Building Generator Improvements Project.

Resolution 3183 - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Authorizing The Mayor To Sign A Contract With Law Offices of Alex Sidles, PLLC To Provide Hearing Examiner Services And Appointing Alex Sidles As The Bonney Lake Hearing Examiner.

Resolution 3184 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, Authorizing The Mayor To Sign An Amendment To The Contract With Olbrechts & Associates, PLLC Related To Hearing Examiner Services For Code Enforcement.


Interlocal Agreements
The purpose of the Interlocal Cooperation Act (RCW 39.34) is "to permit local governmental units to make the most efficient use of their powers by enabling them to cooperate with other localities on a basis of mutual advantage and thereby to provide services and facilities in a manner and pursuant to forms of governmental organization that will accord best with geographic, economic, population and other factors influencing the needs and development of local communities." For more information view the full Revised Code of Washington Chapter 39.34.

City of Bonney Lake Resolutions related to Interlocal Agreements and Contracts can be found under the listed Resolutions above. For a full list of Resolutions related to Interlocal Agreements, please use the digital archives search engine.

To request copies please submit a Public Disclosure Request to the City Clerk's office.
Proclamations

A proclamation is an official document issued by the Mayor to bring recognition, awareness, or appreciation to an issue, cause, milestone, or noteworthy event that is relevant and important to Bonney Lake. Proclamations are strictly honorary and not legally binding.

How to request a proclamation

  • A proclamation may be requested using the Proclamation Request Form. Please include your contact information where you can be reached for possible questions or clarification regarding the information you have provided.
  • Please submit your request a minimum of three weeks before it is needed to allow adequate time to considered and prepared.
  • In order to better determine whether a request can be fulfilled, please provide a draft of the proclamation and/or supporting information. The draft language should contain enough factual information to make at least four points. Draft language may be edited or revised without notice at the discretion of the Mayor.
  • If a proclamation has been issued in the past, a new request still needs to be requested each year.

If you have any questions, contact the Executive Assistant/Management Analyst or Mayor Michael McCullough.

View recent proclamations:

2023 Proclamations:


First Responders
Domestic Violence Awareness
Beautify Bonney Lake
Arbor Day
Parks Appreciation Day
Peace Officers Memorial Day
Professional Municipal Clerks Week
National Public Works Week
Drink Water Week
Myrtle Thompson Day

2022 Proclamations:

Emergency Rescinded
Sumner Grade Wildfire Terminated
Childhood Cancer Awareness
Beautify Bonney Lake
BL-Sumner Little League Proclamation
Parks Appreciation Day 
Arbor Day 
Peace Officers Memorial Day
Commitment To Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion

2021 Proclamations:

Career and Technical Education Month
Drinking Water Week
Police Week-Peach Officers' Memorial Day
Public Works Week
Arbor Day
Pride Month
Shine for Isla/Be the Sunshine Day
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Beautify Bonney Lake Month
Harwood "Woody" Edvalson Day

2020 Proclamations:

Career and Technical Education Month
Emergency Proclamation
Building Safety Month
Drinking Water Week
National Police Week
Public Works Week
Emergency Proclamation-Sumner Grade Wildfire
Beautify Bonney Lake Month
Corona-19 Virus Proclamation

2019 Proclamations:

National Volunteer Week
Building Safety Month
Peace Officer's Memorial Day
James Rackley Day
Beautify Bonney Lake Day
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month



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To request copies of specific ordinances, resolutions, or interlocal agreements, please submit a Public Disclosure Request to the City Clerk's Office.