COVID-19 Related City Updates

The below links will help you to remain informed about the City of Port Angeles response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. For other information please visit the City’s web page dedicated to all COVID-19 related info here.

May 28 - Port Angeles and Clallam County Approved for Phase 2 Reopening Starting June 1st

Washington State Secretary of Health John Wiesman approved Clallam County’s request for a variance to move from Phase 1 to Phase 2 under the state’s Safe Start plan for COVID-19 recovery beginning June 1st. To read the Clallam COunty Health Department Press release, including a list of businesses, click the link above.

May 13 - Virtual Inspections and Digital Permit Applications Available

Virtual inspections are now required for most types of requests while Phases One and Two of the Governor’s reopening plan continue. Applications are no longer accepted physically. For more information, see this services and procedures document. Digital applications can be found in the City’s Permit Center

May 3  - Community Feedback Survey Open for Submissions

The City of Port Angeles has opened a survey asking what the City can do to provide support and advocate for in Olympia and Washington D.C. during the continuing COVID-19 emergency.

May 1 - Ediz Hook Boat Launch to Open May 5th in conjunction with state lands

Following the guidance from Governor Inslee and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), the Ediz Hook Boat Launch will reopen on May 5, 2020.  Click on the link to learn more about what facilities are currently open and available for use.

April 13 - Interest Abatement for City Accounts Receivable

Our City Finance team continues to explore ways to assist our City residents and businesses throughout the COVID-19 emergency. The City is announcing that all iInterest accrued for the month of March on accounts receivable will be waived.

April 3 - Message from the City Manager

A video message from City Manager Nathan West encouraging you to continue practicing physical distancing and supporting local businesses.

April 1 - KONP Update

Todd Ortloff’s interview of the City Manager Nathan West and Finance Director Sarina Corrizosa

March 30 - Permitting and Inspections

City Staff continues to process permits and provide virtual inspections. 

March 27 - Utility Financial Donation

The City has created a form to allow residents to donate to those rate payers in need of assistance.

March 27 - Utility Financial Assistance

The City has created a form to allow residents to request financial assistance for utility payments.

March 24 - City Services Available

Although the City is not currently open to the public, many City services are still in operation.

March 24 - City Hall Closure

City Manager Nathan West has temporarily closed City Hall to the Public, to remain in effect until the stay home, stay safe proclamation is lifted.

March 24 - KONP Update

Todd Ortloff’s interview of Mayor Kate Dexter and City Manager Nathan West.

March 18 - News Release

Press release announcing the declaration of emergency

March 17 - Declaration of Emergency

The City Council has made a resolution to declare a city emergency to the COVID-19 pandemic