Master Business License: In order to get a Bonney Lake Business License, you must file a Master Business License with the Washington State Department of Licensing. You can fill out the business license application online or call (360) 664-1400.
Business license fees are paid via the DOL Master Business License system as well. Separate fees may apply for home occupation and nightclub licenses (see links below).
Additional information on starting a business, obtaining a business license, home occupations, etc. is available on the City's Business Licensing web page. You may also contact the City's Accounting Specialist with general questions.
Information and forms for Home Occupation and Nightclub licenses is also available on our Business Licensing page.
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You may make food donations to the Bonney Lake Food Bank and clothing donations to the Bonney Lake Clothing Bank. The Food Bank may be contacted at (253) 863-4043 and the Clothing Bank at 253-447-3844.
Please visit our Human Services page for more information on these and other organziations and services.
How do I find out about plans for a Veterans Memorial?
For information on plans for the installation of a Veterans Memorial in Bonney Lake, contact the City's Facilities & Special Events Manager, or contact the Greater Bonney Lake Veterans Memorial Committee directly (not a city-sponsored group).
How do I find out about raising livestock in the CIty (chickens, roosters, horses, goats, etc.)?
Information on the laws regarding raising livestock and poultry inside the Bonney Lake City limits is available in the Bonney Lake Municipal Code (see links below), or by contacting staff in our Community Development Department > Code Enforcement.
Tennis, playground, and a skateboard park facilities are available for public use at Allan Yorke Park. Picnic areas, ball fields and other City park facilities can be reserved/rented - view more information here.
The City organizes a variety of events throughout the year, including Bonney Lake Days, Bark at the Park, Kids Club, and many more. For more information, please view the Special Eventspage or contact the Special Events Coordinator.
Bonney Lake Recreation services are handled by the Sumner/Bonney Lake Recreation Department. They can be found on the Recreation Department's website or contacted at (253) 891-6500.
To learn about existing trails in the area and those planned for the future please visit our Trails Page.
Garage/Yard sales do not require a permit in the City. Signs are also allowed without permits under the following guidelines as stipulated in the Bonney Lake Municipal Code: A maximum of two movable A-frame signs or signs on stakes may be placed on rights-of-way for any garage/yard sale. Such signs shall only be displayed between dawn and dusk on the days of the sale. A maximum of four square feet per face is allowed. Any such sign in violation of these requirements shall be removed. Garage/yard sale signs are not allowed to be affixed to utility poles or light standards and traffic signs. In addition, failure to remove signs within 48 hours following completion of event or activity may result in an assessment in the cost of their removal.
How do I find the local dump, recycling center or transfer station?
The closest dump for most Bonney Lake residents is the Prairie Ridge Transfer Station, located at 11710 Prairie Ridge Drive East
Bonney Lake, WA 98391. The Transfer Station can be reached at (253) 862-1704 or online at LRILandfill.com.
Another landfill is located in the South Hill area at 17925 Meridian Street East, Puyallup; call (253) 847-7555 for information.
The Pierce County Recycling Menu provides a list of sites that recycle various materials, including glass, electronics, furniture, hazardous household waste, and more.
Recycling and yard waste services in the Bonney Lake area is handled by D.M. Disposal. For information or to request bins contact D.M. Disposal at:
INSIDE City Limits: (253) 414-0347
OUTSIDE City limits: (253) 414-0345
The City is also home to a variety of service oriented groups, such as Beautify Bonney Lake and the Lions and Kiwanis clubs. For details and contact information on those please visit our Service Groups Page .
A variety of volunteer opportunities are available through the Senior Center, Clothing 4 Kids clothing bank, Bonney Lake Food Bank, and other organizations. For details and contact information, see our Human Services page.
Public Notices are also posted at City buildings, the public library, and the post office. Official notices are published in the City's official newspaper (which was the Bonney Lake-Sumner Courier Herald as of 2009).
How do I learn about the City's Community Forestry Program?
The City's Community Forestry Program is managed by staff in our Public Works Department. Visit the Community Forestry Page to learn more about urban forestry, street trees, and tree management in the City.
Car, Truck, and Boat registration is done through Washington State Department of Licensing. Visit www.dol.wa.gov for information.
As of 2014 the nearest offices are: Bonney Lake - A+ Auto Licensing, 18207 Veterans Memorial Dr E (253.862.8811) Puyallup - McCallum License Agency, 1325 E Main Ave (253.845.8811) Auburn - Auburn License Agency, 124 Auburn Way N, (253.833.9696)
To reserve picnic areas, ball fields, or shelters in our City Parks or to space in a City building, please contact the city at (253) 862-8602 to check availability, and review and submit the Facility Rental form.
Senior Center Hall
Justice & Municipal Center
Meeting Rooms, Event space
Park shelters, gazebos
Ball fields, soccer fields