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sliced apple with maggot damageHarrington is in the WA State Apple Maggot Quarantine Area
The purpose of the apple maggot quarantine is to stop the spread of apple maggot into pest-free areas of the state. State law prohibits the movement of homegrown fruit and municipal waste from a quarantined area into or through a pest-free area. Bin for all yard waste, tree & bush trimmings provided "in season" at corner of Third & Alice.

Visit the WSDA Quarantine Area Residents webpage  to learn more about the restrictions.

Free Scrap Metal Disposal
for City of Harrington residents!

May - 2019
Dumpster located at 6th & Sherlock
(OK to leave items if dumpster not there)
Taking scrap metal, appliances, even vehicles!
(Contact us first for vehicle drop off)
NO "GARBAGE" (paper, insulation, non-metal items, etc.)
Scotty at 509-721-0200
(Printable PDF flyer)




Lincoln County Fire Protection District #6
WHEREAS, The Commissioners of Lincoln County Fire Protection District #6 have declared there will be a Burn Ban starting June 30th, 2019 on all land within District #6 and protected by District #6. The Burn Ban will be in effect through September 30, 2019 or until fire dangers abate.
All outdoor burning will not be permitted, with the exception of approved propane cooking devices or propane fire pits.
THEREFORE" the Burn Ban applies to all land with the boundaries of Lincoln County Fire Protection District #6 including the Towns of Harrington, Mohler and Downs.

Questions about burning? 

City Limits:
Call 509-253-4333 - Emergency, call 911

Burning outside of City Limits?
Check links below depending on type of burn:
 Do You Need a Burn Permit?

Residential Burns  Ag Burns  Burn Bans

Lincoln County Burning Information

AND notify Harrington Fire Dept. of planned burn:
Scott McGowan, Harrington Fire Chief
Call 509-253-4333 - Emergency, call 911


Lincoln County
Fire Protection
District #6

Letter to Harrington Utility Customers -Dec. 2018

Documents & Ordinances

Harrington Maps

License fee for each neutered/spayed dog is $15.00, and $25.00 for each dog that is not neutered/spayed.

dog silhouettes in line.

Each dog must be licensed annually by the last business day in May or fees are higher.

Harrington WA Dog Ordinance

The City Council of Harrington approved Ordinance #488 pertaining to the licensing, vaccination, and registration requirements of dogs; prohibiting dogs from running at large within the corporate limits of the
City of Harrington; or creating a public nuisance by barking; proper disposal of animal waste; authorizing the impoundment and destruction of dogs; providing for civil penalties; and superseding all other
ordinances in conflict.

Livestock & Zoning

Livestock is only allowed outside the livestock boundary when the animals are permitted by the City.  By Zoning Ordinance #319, no livestock is allowed within the boundary. By Ordinance #104, livestock can be allowed outside this boundary, provided the City Clerk is informed, and a permit is approved.  

Harrington Livestock Boundary Map

Ordinance NO 104 -Harrington Livestock

Ordinance No. 319 -Zoning-City of Harrington
(Amended by Ord. 336, 341, 350, 355, 361, 367, 372)

SECTION  l. :  The  provisions of  this  ordinance shall be the rules and regulations of the City of Harrington concerning proper zoning and land use, and shall be known as "The Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance of the City of Harrington."

An ordinance relating to certain public nuisances, defining and prohibiting the same, providing penalties, and providing for the effective date hereof.

ORDINANCE NO. 462 - Junk-Vehicle
An Ordinance of the City of Harrington, prohibiting the storage of junk vehicles on public or private property within the limits of the City of Harrington and establishing the procedure for removal and recovery of costs therefor, and providing for the effective date thereof.

ORDINANCE NO. 266 -Non-highway-Vehicle
An Ordinance identifying and defining nonhighway vehicles, authorizing their passage along the streets and highways of the City of Harrington and establishing a permit system therefor and imposing restrictions thereon, making the violation thereof a traffic infraction and providing penalties therefor.

ORDINANCE NO. 236 -RV Parking
An Ordinance regulating the parking and occupying of recreational vehicles and trailers outside established areas.

Upcoming Events

  1. Harrington Opera House Friday Fall Festival Rummage & Tours

    September 27
  2. Family Street Dance

    September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. Harrington Fall Festival

    September 28
  4. 2nd Annual Sip & Shop in the Barn

    October 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Fiddle Concert at the Harrington Opera House

    October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm