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.

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March 28, 2022 -  City of Port Angeles Introduces Hybrid Inspections Process

Beginning March 28th, 2022, the City will offer a hybrid inspections process, which will include both field and virtual inspections for the community. Additionally, the City will utilize Microsoft Bookings, an online appointment platform, to automate the request process for the inspector and allow requestors to easily request, modify or cancel appointments. 

March 28, 2022 - City Hall to Resume Standard, In-Person Operating Hours

Port Angeles City Hall will resume standard, in-person operating hours of Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, beginning March 28, 2022. In addition to in-person assistance, City staff continue to be available by phone and email and many services continue to be available virtually. Please note, the 5th Street entrance will continue to be the main entrance to City Hall. All other access doors will be locked. 

Additionally, the City is excited to introduce hybrid City Council meetings, which  will include both a virtual and in-person attendance option for Council and the public. City Council will hold hybrid meetings when the COVID-19 risk is Very Low or Low, per the Clallam County Online Coronavirus Dashboardat the time the meeting agenda is advertised. Virtual meetings will be held when the COVID-19 risk is Moderate or High, per the dashboard at the time the meeting agenda is advertised. For meeting information, please visit the City's Meetings & Agendas webpage.

March 11, 2022 - Updated Masking Guidance for City Facilities

Following guidance provided by the Office of Governor Inslee and Clallam County Department of Health and Human Services, the City of Port Angeles has updated its indoor masking requirement. Effective at 11:59p.m. on March 11, 2022, masks will no longer be required inside City facilities. However, disposable masks will continue to be available to employees and visitors upon entry. 

August 11, 2021 - City of Port Angeles Open Public Meetings - Virtual Approach Continues

In consideration of the record number of COVID-19 cases presently in Clallam County and recognizing the Governor’s proclamation is still in place relative to open public meetings, the City of Port Angeles will delay its transition to in-person meetings. For information on attending and participating during a Council meeting, please visit the Meetings and Agenda page. 

August 6, 2021 - City Hall Staff Appointment Booking Now Available

The City of Port Angeles is pleased to offer, in conjunction with its limited reopening of City Hall July 7, 2021, a new service for customers to book appointments to meet with City staff. The City will provide in-person, virtual, or hybrid meetings upon customer request.

January 19, 2021 - City Council Pass Resolution #02-21

This Resolution waives the 1st and 2nd Quarter PBIA fees and interest on accounts receivable.  Staff provided a COVID-19 financial assistance update.  

November 9, 2020 - Parks & Recreation Available Facilities and Services Update

Our office remains closed to the public, but we are still available for assistance. Please call (360) 417-4550 or email To view up-to-date list of facilities and services available, as well as a projected timeline for the reopening of additional facilities and services, please click the link above.

May 28, 2020 - 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, 2020 - 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 12th, 2020 - City Manager Video Addressing Stay at Home Order

The City Manager encourages residents to continue physical distancing and support our local economy.

May 3, 2020 - 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.

April 13, 2020 - 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 interest accrued for the month of March on accounts receivable will be waived.

April 3, 2020 - 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, 2020- KONP Update

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

March 30, 2020 - Permitting and Inspections

City Staff continues to process permits and provide virtual inspections. 

March 27, 2020 - Utility Financial Donation

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

March 27, 2020 - Utility Financial Assistance

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

March 24, 2020 - City Services Available

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

March 24, 2020 - 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, 2020 - KONP Update

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

March 18, 2020 - News Release

Press release announcing the declaration of emergency.

March 17, 2020 - Declaration of Emergency

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

Updated 8/17/21