City Clerk & CityTreasurer's Office -Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Community Development-Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (Closed Noon to 1:00 pm for lunch)
Court-Effective 1/18/2021, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (Closed Noon to 12:00 pm for lunch Monday - Friday)
Police - Monday-Friday, Hours vary (Closed Noon - 12:30 pm for lunch) Officers will continue to be on patrol and on duty.
Public Works/Utilities- Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Utility Billing - Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
The City of Napavine, a community located in Lewis County, Washington, is situated essentially equal distance, or approximately 85 miles from Seattle, Washington, to the North and Portland, Oregon, to the South, on the Interstate 5 Corridor. It is the third largest City in Lewis County and has a population of just under 2000.
The City of Napavine has a Mayor-Council form of Government. The mayor and five (5) members of council are elected at-large and serve four-year terms. The City Council meets regularly at 6:00 pm on the Second and Fourth Tuesday of each month.
The City Planning Commission meets regularly at 6:00 pm, on the First and Third Monday of each month.
City of Napavine Council Meeting and Planning Commission Meeting will be held in person. Teleconference is still available by Free Confenence Call .com.
Council meeting: April 13, 2021 6:00 pm
Planning Commission meeting: April 5, 2021 6:00 pm
Free Conference Call app is available to download from google play store and the apple store.
City of Napavine's offices are open to the general public with restrictions, in efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, customers are asked to wear a mask when entering City Hall, If you are not wearing a mask, employees have been directed not to ask you to wear a mask, we will assume you have a medical condition, please go to the department window you need to conduct business and ring the bell for assistance, staff will be working to provide full service by window, phone, drop box, mail, and email.
To assist the City of Napavine Citizens and Customers during this critical time, we have placed links below to assist you in paying your utility bills, permits, dog licensing, public records requests, police reports and municiple court citations
The City of Napavine offers online utility bill payments using a third party vendor, GovPay.net provides fast, easy and secure method of payment anytime, anywhere with a credit/debit card or electronic check (Echeck). There are fees for this service. If using a credit/debit card a 2.25% fee of the transaction amount with a minimum of $1.00. If using an Echeck a flat fee of $1.00. To access GovPay.net website click the link provided below.
Permits, Dog Licensing, Public Records Requests, Police Reports
The City of Napavine offers online permit, dog licensing, public records request and police report payments using a third-party vendor, GovPay.net provides fast, easy and secure method of payment anytime, anywhere with a credit/debit card or electronic check (Echeck). There are fees for this service. If using a credit/debit card a 4.00% fee of the transaction amount with a minimum of $1.00. If using an Echeck a flat fee of $1.00. To access GovPay.net website click the link provided below.
Napavine Municipal Court offers paying fines and fees by phone in person or online. Using a third party vendor GovPay net who offers a fast, easy and secure mothod to pay anytime, anywhere with Credit/Debit Card or Electronic Check. To access the GovPay.net website click the link provided below.
The City of Napavine was incorporated in 1913, and celebrated its Centennial in 2013. There have been many changes through the years in leadership, staffing, citizens and residential and commercial growth. The one factor that has remained constant is the "small town, hometown sense of security and a great place to raise a family".
Thanks to All for Making Napavine a Great Community!
Napavine, originally incorporated on November 21, 1913, the population in 2013 was 1,795 people and has grown to 1,870 people in 2016 per the populations estimate by Washington State Office of Financial Management which is updated on April 1 and considered one of the fastest growing cities in Lewis County.
1913 Circa - Know these men?
The City and its Urban Growth Area encompass 4.08 square miles; twice the size it was nine years ago when the City initiated an aggressive annexation policy.
Annexation of the Exit 71 and Exit 72 areas gave Napavine the highly desired access to the I-5 corridor and to Highway 12 and Eastern Washington. These Exits are dense commercial and retail areas that are highly visible and well traveled. Napavine also has a railroad spur at the South end of the City that can provide additional freight and shipping options.
An Industrial/Commercial zoned area of 64.07 acres has been designated in Napavine's U.G.A. to the East of the railroad spur. Future plans include a roadway connecting this area on Woodard Road with Forest/Napavine Road and then to Rush Road to complete an integral transportation loop in and around the City and to both I-5 Interchanges.
There is also commercial/retail space available in the Napavine City Center on Second Avenue and along Washington Street. Both areas have been upgraded with widening, sidewalks, period street lighting and numerous on-street parking spaces.
The City of Napavine is served by two interchanges that cross the Interstate 5 Freeway. The main North-South Burlington-Northern Santa Fe Railroad route runs through the City.
The following figures are for the 2020 Budget Year. The Taxable Assessed Value of the City of Napavine (used only for the distribution of whatever taxes are set by the various taxing districts) was $194,938,319. The City levied $320,907.94 in Property Taxes for its 2020 Budget; resulting in a tax rate of $1.646202458533 per thousand dollars of assessed value.
There is a City Public Utility Tax. Current rates are 6% for water, sewer, electricity and telephone (which includes cell phones)