Notice of Development Application


Application: On March 10, 2020, the City of Selah Planning Department received a Class 3 Review, from HLA Engineering and Land Surveying Inc. on behalf of the Selah School District to relocate or surplus five portable classrooms from the John Campbell Elementary School Campus. Two classrooms will be moved to Selah High School, two to the Selah Middle School, one to Lince Kindergarten, and one surplused.

Project Addresses:  801 … Read More

2020 Spring Cleanup Canceled

The 2020 Spring Yard Waste Clean Up has been canceled that
was scheduled for May 13th. We do apologize in advance for any
inconvenience that this may cause.

From Basin Disposal: Basin Disposal is working with the community to “flatten the curve” of transmitting COVID-19. As we manage through the necessary changes to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public, we are keenly aware and prepared to maintain the essential collection and removal of solid waste.

2020 Community Days Canceled

Based upon guidance and counsel from the President of the United States, the Governor, County Health District, City Staff, and pursuant to an emergency declaration per SMC 1.58.010, I have cancelled the Community Days celebration planned during May 2020.  Circumstances and virulence involving the Wuhan Virus (COVID-19) prompt this decision.  Please understand this was a sad course of action to take but my primary concern is for the health and protection of all of our residents.  We will continue to monitor … Read More

Municipal Court Update

As of March 19, 2020 Courts have been provided an updated emergency order from the Supreme Court. Hour by hour there is increasing concern about the spread of the novel Coronavirus (covid-19) crisis. Selah Municipal Court is taking every measure to follow the order provided.  Effective immediately Selah Municipal Court has made the following changes to our court proceedings.

All trials are continued until after April 24, 2020.

All out of custody criminal cases will be rescheduled until after … Read More

Disposal of Disinfectant Towels & Rags

The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is on everyone’s mind right now. Residents are using disposable disinfectant wipes and towels to keep their families safe. The City is asking you to place these wipes and towels in the trash and not flush them down the toilet. These items do not break down as fast as regular toilet paper. They can snag on tree roots and pipe joints. They can then build up and cause a sewer backup. City crews have to … Read More

Reminder from the Municipal Court re: Court Fines

For your convenience, and staying in compliance with the CDC recommendations, the Selah Municipal Court offers the following options to pay your monthly court fines.

You may pay your fine on line or over the phone for a small fee. If you have any questions you can reach the court at 509-698-7329.If you know your case number, you may use the City of Selah drop box out front on the right side of the front door, for check and money … Read More

Message from Selah Municipal Court

During this time of uncertainty the Selah Municipal Court
want to ensure the City of Selah that we are taking all appropriate measures by
following the regulations of Governor Jay Inslee and President Donald Trump,
while protecting the City of Selah in regards to justice for the people of

The Selah municipal court remains open, the Clerk of the
Court will be available by telephone and both mail and email will be received.

At this time all jury trials are canceled for the Month … Read More

A Message from the Selah Fire Department

To all of our area residents,

The Selah Fire Department wants you to know that we are
still responding to emergencies during this time of pandemic and social

The volunteer and career members of our department are
dedicated to safety and the protection of life and property. We are here to
respond to emergencies as safely and efficiently as possible.

Safety is paramount, therefore, the members of the Selah
Fire Department are following the state and local recommendations to protect
you and ourselves on emergencies. … Read More

Message from the Chief of Police

During this pandemic, I want to assure all residents of the City of Selah
that the Police Department is still out here providing safety and security to
the citizens of Selah.   

We have however, after careful discussion and deliberation, decided that it
would be in the best interest of our employees and citizens to suspend our
fingerprinting service and to put our Citizen’s Academy on hold until a time
where it can again be safely done.

Again, the police department is fully staffed and working every … Read More

Recreation Department Update

Due to the Selah School district closures and at the direction of the Washington State Governor, spring soccer is postponed through April 24th. Our current plan is to have practices resume the week of April 27th.  Tiny Tots and league games will start on May 9th.  Further, because of the delay in soccer, flag football will also be affected and will start at a later date than originally planned.  We will continue to post updates as necessary and strive to … Read More