Burn permits are now available at city hall! If you have any questions, email us at info@ci.stevenson.wa.us or give us a call 427-5970. 

Burn ban officially lifted!

You may now burn small debris, with a permit. Please refer to the following resource for safe burning practices.



2020 Tourism Funding Applications Open

The Stevenson Tourism Advisory Committee (TAC) is accepting proposals for tourism promotion activities and facilities to attract visitors to the City of Stevenson during 2020.  Applications are available here or from City Hall at 7121 E. Loop Road, or by calling (509) 427-5970.


Proposals will be accepted at City Hall, 7121 East Loop Road, PO Box 371, Stevenson, Washington, 98648, or by email to leana@ci.stevenson.wa.us until 4:00 P.M. October 16, 2019.  Applications must meet all State statutes and City rules regarding the use of tourism funds.

Affordable Housing Sales Tax

The City of Stevenson will have a proposition in the November ballot, Proposition 1, for a Sales and Use Tax for Housing and Related Services. Information regarding this proposition can be found here. This is informational only and not intended to support or oppose the Proposition.

2018 Consumer Confidence Report

The 2018 Consumer Confidence Report can be seen here!


The City of Stevenson, in cooperation with Skamania County PUD, Centurylink, Wave Broadband, and Gorge Net, will be performing a utilities undergrounding project along Railroad Avenue, Russell Avenue, and Ash Alley.  This project is tentatively scheduled to start at Railroad Avenue on June 24th, then on July 8th we will be starting on Middle Russell Avenue (between First and Second Street), which also includes Ash Alley.  Then, later in the year around mid-September, we will be undergrounding Upper Russell Avenue (from Second Street To Vancouver Avenue).  Tentatively scheduled work hours will be from 8:00-3:30, Monday thru Thursday, with a few possible variations to accommodate unexpected delays in the project.  All roads except Ash Alley will remain open during the project, with alternating one lane closures.

If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 509-427-5970.


In November 2017 the City Council  adopted rates for connection fees and for 2018 and 2019 water and sewer services. The monthly minimum for customers with water and sewer increased from $69.31 to $88.89 beginning with the Jan 2019 billing cycle; the consumption allowance remains at 400 cu ft/mo and the excess water rate remains at $.039/cu ft. The complete ordinances can be viewed online for Water Rates, Sewer Rates , and  Low income seniors that demonstrate income and age eligibility pay 50% of the base rates for water and sewer. Eligibility must be renewed annually. Customers with sewer service who have not requested an inspection are being billed a $10/mo fee for Downspout/Sump Pump Connection. This fee can be removed from the customer’s billing if the City is able to verify that the structure’s rain or groundwater collection systems are not being routed to the sewer. There is a moratorium on new Commercial connections that would adversely impact BOD & TSS levels for the sewage treatment plant;  new residential connections are allowed and not restricted by the moratorium.


City street lights are being converted to more energy efficient LED fixtures through a program called “Relight Washington” funded by the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board (TIB).  Warmer, low level CRI (Color Rendering Index) fixtures were chosen in consideration of wildlife environmental needs and night sky preservation. More information about the Relight Washington program can be found here. Email utilities@ci.stevenson.wa.us to report street light complaints.

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The City of Stevenson is updating its Small Works/Professional Services Roster and Vendor Purchasing List. State law requires the list to be updated annually. Contractors/vendors/professionals may be added to the list at any time during the year.  Those currently on the list must renew their eligibility annually. Click here for the advertisement and here for the 2018-2019  Small Works Application form.



Have you registered to receive emergency notifications? Visit skamaniasheriff.org to register cell phones. This is the best way to insure you will receive important Reverse 911 updates.

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City of Stevenson

October 2019

October Council Meeting

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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November 2019

Special City Council Meeting-2020 Budget Workshop

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Hall, 7121 E. Loop Road
Stevenson, WA 98648 United States
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Special meeting to review the 2020 budget.

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Joint Council Meeting with Skamania County Fire District No. 2

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Hall, 7121 E. Loop Road
Stevenson, WA 98648 United States
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Joint meeting to discuss the Fire Hall project.

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November Council Meeting

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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December 2019

December Council Meeting

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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