City Departments

There are many ways that the City of Washington Terrace works to serve the community.  The following are the major departments of the city, including a description of their main functions.  If you need information on or assistance with a particular city function or service, these sections of the website should be helpful to you.


Administration: Responsible for overall city operations.  Key staff members include the City Manager, Finance Director, City Recorder/Human Resources, and Treasurer.

Animal Control:  Responsible for enforcing the municipal codes such as nuisance ordinance, animal ordinances and also responsible for animal licensing.

Building, Planning & Inspection: Responsible for building permits, inspections, development and construction.  Also responsible for business approvals and licenses to include renewals and inspections. 

Court: Responsible for court fines, and court appearances.

Finance & Budget Responsible for the preparation, analysis, and monitoring of the annual budget; internal and external financial reporting. 

Fire/EMS Department: Responsible for providing quick and effective Emergency Medical and Fire suppression responses.

Parks & Recreation:  Responsible to provide citizens with meaningful leisure time activities and facilities geared toward improving their physical, mental, and social well-being.

Public Safety: Responsible for all safety and emergency activities in the city. Key staff members include the Weber County Sheriff, Fire Chief, and Emergency Response Manager.

Public Works: Responsible for maintaining the culinary water, sanitary sewer, and storm water utility systems; waste disposal/recycling programs; and parks & open spaces, streets & sidewalks, and City buildings.  Key staff members include the Director of Public Works, Public Works Maintenance Supervisor, and City Engineer. 

Utility Services & Billing: Responsible for utility account management and billing for culinary water, sanitary sewer, storm water, and garbage services.

Municipal Project InformationWhere you will find information about the city's ongoing and upcoming projects.