Animal Control in the City of Bonney Lake is contracted through Metro Animal Services. To contact them call (253) 841-5595 or visit their website: www.metroanimalservices.org.
The Metro Animal Services main office and shelter is located at 1200 39th Ave SE in Puyallup. More information, including listings of found and adoptable pets, is available on their website. For information on dog and cat licenses, kennel licenses, or other animal control fees and services, please view the City's animal licensing information here.
Child Passenger Safety Program
Concealed Pistol License
Concealed Pistol Licenses (also known as CPLs or Concealed Weapons Permits) are issued by the Bonney Lake Police Department for residents who live inside City limits only. (To determine whether you live inside City limits, view the City map or contact the City at 253-862-8602.)
For residents living in Pierce County outside city limits, contact South Sound 911 or call 253-798-7441.
To apply for a concealed pistol license:
For more information on the licensing process and fees for applications and renewals, visit the Department of Licensing's Concealed Pistol License page.
The Police Department fingerprints new applicants and conducts an extensive background check. Assuming approval, you may return and sign for the permit about 30 days later. For questions please contact a Records Clerk in the Police Department.
Domestic Violence Resources
Please visit our Domestic Violence page for information on the DV Kiosk, plus links and contact information for other organizations that can be of help.
Fingerprinting services are available at the Police Department, which is located at the Public Safety Building (directions). Fingerprinting services are available as follows:
Fingerprinting services are available Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00-10:00 a.m. and from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
per fingerprint card*
Picture ID is required.
Payment is accepted by check or credit/debit card (Visa or Mastercard).
4 cards per session per customer maximum.
* Fingerprinting fee revised 1/12/2017 per Ordinance 1566.
The Police Department provides blank fingerprint cards free of charge on request. Cards can also be ordered from the Washington State Patrol at (360) 534-2000, or they may be provided by the agency requesting your fingerprints.
For more information please contact the Police Department staff.
The Marine Service Unit (MSU) is funded by the State of Washington and provides enforcement out on Lake Tapps during the summer months. MSU Officer’s teach local students about water safety by demonstrating the proper fitting of life preservers, the hazards of water and other hidden dangers associated with pools, lakes, streams, rivers and oceans.
Life Jacket Loaner Program
Loaner life jackets are available at any East Pierce Fire & Rescue location or call 253-863-1800 for more information.
View watercraft regulations on our Boating page. These regulations are provided by the Bonney Lake Police Department to assist you in having a safe and pleasurable boating experience on Lake Tapps. The rules and regulations listed are enforced on all waterways throughout Pierce County. Please take the time to read and familiarize yourself with this information. For more information, please contact the Police Department at (253) 863-2218.
Residential Vacation Checks
» Download the Residential Vacation Check Request Form
To submit a request for Bonney Lake Community Services Officers to check your residence while you are on vacation, submit the Residential Vacation Check Request form (available on the Forms page) to the Bonney Lake Police Department. For more information contact a Community Services Officer.
The Bonney Lake Police Department works cooperatively with other Pierce County agencies that are comprised of Metro SWAT. The mission is to provide the citizens in the participating jurisdictions with trained personnel and resources to work as a coordinated unit to resolve unusual circumstances without loss of life. It is recognized that, due to the actions of the suspect not all situations may end without the loss of life. In situations that become life threatening because of actions by the suspect, the goal will be one of preserving the life of innocent citizens and the police.
Sexual Abuse Resources
Find Local Help
In an emergency always dial 9-1-1.
Pierce County Sexual Assault Center
24-Hour Hotline: (800) 756-7273 (toll free)
(253) 474-7273 (local)
An American is sexually assaulted every two minutes, totaling an average of nearly 238,000 individuals over 12 years of age each year, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. And the Crimes Against Children Research Center estimates that one in five girls and one in twenty boys will be a victim of sexual abuse in their lifetimes. These assaults leave behind a lifetime of psychological damage.
The resources below provide free aids for professionals, students, and individuals dealing with this sobering public health concern. (Source: www.publichealth.org)