To apply for a Police Ride-Along, submit a completed Ride-Along Application form. This form is available on the Forms page and from the Police Department at the Public Safety Building during normal office hours.
The City of Bonney Lake contracts for animal control services with Metro Animal Services. They can be reached at (253) 841-5595.
You may contract Metro Animal Services to:
* License your dog or cat
* Find a missing pet
* Adopt an animal
* Report a stray cat or dog
* Complain about a barking or agressive dog. Excessive repetitive barking which unreasonably disturbs the peace is prohibited by Bonney Lake Municipal Code Chapter 9.44.010, Public Disturbance Noises.
Dial 9-1-1 if an emergency is in progress.
If you live close to Buckley you can also contact the Buckley animal pound at (360) 829-3157.
Dangerous Wildlife: To report dangerous wildlife (such as bears, cougars, etc.), please contact the State Department of Fish and Wildlife at (800) 477-6224. Dial 9-1-1 if an emergency is in progress.
To report an emergency, always dial 9-1-1. The non-emergency number for the Police Department is (253) 863-2218.
Police reports may be filed over the phone at (253) 863-2218 or in person at the Police Department front desk at the Public Safety Building (18421 Veterans Memorial Drive E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391). The Bonney Lake Police Department does not currently offer an option to file police reports online.
For more information please contact the Police Department at (253) 863-2218.
For information on domestic violence and protective orders, visit our Domestic Violence page.
The Bonney Lake Municipal Court offers a Domestic Violence Protection Order Kiosk at the Justice & Municipal Center, located at 9002 Main St E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391 (get directions).
Protection Orders may also be requested at the Tacoma/Pierce County building in downtown Tacoma and via kiosks around Pierce County. For more information, visit our Domestic Violence page or contact the Pierce County Family Justice Center at (253) 798-7455, or visit their website.
The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency monitors the air quality in the Puget Sound. Please call them at 1 (800) 552-3565 or visit them online at http://www.pscleanair.org to learn about alerts and air quality in general, as well as to find out tips for how you can reduce negative impacts on the air quality.
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.
The Citizen's Academy is a 6 week, one and two nights per week, classroom based course that includes hands on learning. Our goal is to foster a greater understanding of police work with the community through education. We also have a lot of fun! To learn more visit the Citizen's Academy Page.
Children 15 years or younger will be required to have both parents present for processing as provided by Public Law 106-113, Section 236. If only one parent can appear, that parent must present evidence for sole legal custody or have the absent parent complete form DS-3053 , Statement of Consent, which must be notarized and submitted with that child's application.
As with adult passports, you will need to provide two identical passport photos and an original or certified birth certificate or other proof of citizenship, as well as a completed (unsigned) Passport Application.
Per BLMC Chapter 8.48, every alarm user in the City of Bonney Lake must obtain an alarm permit. Alarm permits are valid for one year, and must be renewed annually. Fees are assessed for false burglary alarms and false robbery-panic alarms.
A foreign language or sign language interpreter will be provided for defendants who have a hearing scheduled with the Court. Please contact the Court at (253) 862-6606 to verify that we are aware that you need an interpreter and the date of your hearing.
To request court records, submit a written request directly to the Municipal Court.
Forms are available on the Court page and at the Justice & Municipal Center (9002 Main St E, Bonney Lake). For more information please contact the Municipal Court at (253) 862-6606.
If you do not have a matter with the Municipal Court and wish to request a copy of a Police Department report, submit a records request to the Police Department (view information and forms here). For more information contact the Police Department at (253) 863-2218 or visit their office at the Public Safety Building.
To request public records from other departments beyond the Court or Police department, submit a Public Records Request to the City Clerk. For more information, view the City Clerk's page or call (253) 862-8602.
The City of Bonney Lake does not register bicycles, but does recommend you write down the serial number and keep it in a safe place. If the bicycle is stolen, have the number included with the case to be entered into the statewide computer.
Driving Records must be requested at a local Department of Licensing Office. The nearest offices are McCallum License Agency, Inc., 1325 E. Main Ave. Puyallup, WA 98372 which can be reached at: (253) 845-8811 and Auburn License Agency, 124 Auburn Way N., Auburn, WA 98002, which can be reached at: (253) 833-9696.
To request a Court Hearing, please contact the Municipal Court at (253) 862-6606 or stop by the Court counter at the Justice & Municipal Center, located at 9002 Main St E, Bonney Lake, WA (get directions).
In the event you are summoned, please visit the Jury Duty page for more information.
Occasionally, cases will settle before a scheduled jury trial. Check the Jury Duty page, or call the Juror Information Line at (253) 447-3206 to check if you need to report for jury duty. You may also contact the Court at (253) 862-6606 with additional questions.
You may either pay a warrant fee to quash the warrant right away, and the hearing you missed will be scheduled out about three (3) weeks and you will receive a hearing notice in the mail; or you can call the Municipal Court at (253) 862-6606 and schedule a quash date on the next available calendar for the hearing you missed.
If your warrant is on a missed review hearing regarding unpaid court fines, you can pay the fines in full to quash the warrant and the file will be forwarded to the Judge for review on closure.