Budget & Finances
Finance and Budgeting includes services such as budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, investing and use of city funds, financial policy development, debt management, risk management and purchasing.
Business licenses are required for all businesses, including home occupations, single-family residence rentals, apartment complexes, and businesses located outside the city, performing work within the city.
The City Clerk’s Office supports the City Council and City Manager, coordinates with city departments to prepare council meeting materials, and helps comply with public disclosure and open public meeting laws.
The City Manager implements the policies and goals of the City Council and provides leadership, coordination and development of City departments.
Community and Economic Development
Community and Economic Development assists clients to improve and develop their properties.
Recent wind and snowstorms taught us how much we depend on electricity and the value of being prepared for an emergency. Emergencies can happen at any time. Are you ready?
Fire & Emergency Medical Services
Get information regarding the Fire Services Division of Mountlake Terrace.
The Human Resources Division is responsible for coordinating personnel functions for management and employees. These areas include recruitment, employee training and development, salary and benefits administration, training, negotiating labor contracts and coordinating safety and wellness programs.
Parks & Trails
Mountlake Terrace parks system boasts over 262 acres of recreational attractions including parks, play fields, disc golf, fishing, and public open space.
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The City of Mountlake Terrace is an Acceptance Facility for United States Passport Services.
The mission of the City of Mountlake Terrace Police Department is to “Serve” the community with professionalism and integrity, “Support” the Constitution, Laws and Core values as set forth by its citizens and “Defend” the individual rights, human dignity and quality of life for all who live, visit and work within Mountlake Terrace.
The mission of the Public Works Department is to guard the health, safety and welfare of the citizens by operating and maintaining the water, sewer, street and storm systems in accordance with applicable codes, policies and laws established by the City, County, State and Federal Government.
Find information for requesting public records from City Hall or the Police Department.
The City of Mountlake Terrace provides water, sewer and storm water utilities within the city limits, and bills every other month for these services.