Public Works

Plowing snow, street maintenance, maintaining the parks, keeping the water and sewer lines functioning and reading meters are just a few of the vital functions handled by the Public Works Department.
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Utility Payment

Pay your bills online with the City of Selah's Utility Payment service. It's quicker and easier than writing and mailing paper checks. Have your account number listed on your bill ready in order to submit a payment.
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Parks & Recreation

The City of Selah Parks and Recreation will work with all citizens to be good stewards of our environment, and to provide safe and welcoming opportunities to play, learn, contemplate, and build community.
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Burn Ban downgraded to Stage 1

Friday, November 8, 2019

The Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency has downgraded the burn ban to Stage 1.

Under a Stage 1 burn ban:

All outdoor burning is prohibited throughout Yakima County.

All violations of the burn ban are subject to civil penalty.

This temporary restriction is due to the buildup of air pollution and current weather conditions. Please check the Yakima Regional Clean Air agency website for the latest information.


Burn Ban Upgraded to Stage 2

Monday, November 4, 2019

Monday November 4, 2019
Burn Restriction Issued
Burn Ban Upgraded to Stage 2
Effective Today at 11:00 AM.


A ban on the use of any wood burning stove, fireplace, fireplace insert or pellet stove is prohibited unless it is the only adequate means of heating a home. All outdoor burning is also prohibited. The restriction begins at 11:00 am today November 4, 2019, in all of Yakima County* until further notice.

Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency is issuing the Stage 2 burn ban due to … Read More

Closed Record Public Hearing – LandLease Tower III, LLC

Monday, November 4, 2019


Application: Class 3 Use and Environmental Checklist Review applications from LandLease Tower III, LLC on behalf of Michael King (property owner) to construct a 100 ft. monopole cell tower and associated equipment shelter.    The project site is located at 229 East Naches Ave. Selah, WA  98942 (Yakima County Parcel Number: 181436-32057).

Notice of City Council Public Hearing:

The Selah City Council will hold a closed record public hearing to consider the Planning Commission’s … Read More

Winter Safety Reminders

Monday, November 4, 2019

As the days grow colder and the holiday season approaches the danger of fire due to heaters or holiday cooking grows. Make sure to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors and practice safety with regard to cooking and heating.

Smoke Alarms at Home

Carbon Monoxide Safety

Heating Safety

Thanksgiving Safety

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Selah Municipal Court

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 8:00am

Selah Municipal Court is held every Tuesday morning starting at 8:00 am, in Council Chambers, Selah City Hall, 115 West Naches Avenue. For information on court matters of jury duty, please contact the Court Clerk at (509) 698-7329.

Planning Commission Meeting

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 5:30pm

On Tuesday at 5:30 pm, the Selah Planning Commission will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting in Council Chambers, Selah City Hall, 115 West Naches Avenue. This meeting is open to the public and conforms with State requirements for the Open Public Meetings Act.

Wednesday Computer Class – Basics

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 1:00pm

Most Wednesdays Mike Reese, with Sentinel Computers, will be at the Civic Center from 1-2pm to help Seniors or other individuals with their laptops or mobile devices.  This is a free service and will continue as long as Mike can volunteer his time or as long as the public shows an interest.  Don’t miss the opportunity while we can offer it!

Call 698-7302 for more info or Call Mike at Sentinel Computers directly:  698-3204

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