New Residents

Welcome to the City of La Center

This page was created to guide you to information you will need to get settled in our quaint community. The City website is a great resource for new and existing residents! The website is ever changing and updated regularly. Visit often to learn what’s going on with your City government.

If City Staff can be of any assistance to you please feel free to contact any of our offices. In addition to the information below, valuable information can be also found on the following webpages on this website: Business Directory, Community Events, and Calendar of Events.


Utilities

Natural Gas

  • NW Natural Gas: 1-800-422-4012

Sewer Services

  • City of La Center: (360) 263-2782

Water & Electricity

  • Clark Public Utilities: (360) 992-3000

Telephone, Internet, Cable

Garbage & Recycling

  • Waste Connections: (360) 892-5370

Other Businesses & Agencies

Clark Cowlitz Fire & Rescue

Emergency and Fire Protection (dial 911 for emergencies)
(360) 887-4609

La Center School District

La Center School District #101 serves Kindergarten through grade 12.
(360) 263-2131

Property Tax

Clark County can assist you with property tax information.
(360) 397-2000

United States Postal Office

Located at 421 NE John Storm Ave
(360) 263-7283

Resident Assistance


Dog Licensing

All dogs must obtain an annual dog license.

  • The fee for a dog that has been spayed/neutered is $16.00.
  • The fee for a dog that has not been spayed/neutered is $40.00.
  • The fee for senior citizens is $8.
    A veterinarian’s proof of rabies vaccination must accompany your application.

To apply for a dog license please contact City Hall at (360) 263-2782
or mail a check with proof of rabies vaccination and/or spaying/neutering to 214 East 4th St La Center, WA 98629. 

In the event that the City’s animal control authority may find and declare an animal potentially dangerous or dangerous additional licensing fees will apply

  • The fee for a Potentially Dangerous Dog is $250.
    The renewal fee for a Potentially Dangerous Dog is $50.
  • The fee for a Dangerous Dog is $500.
    The renewal fee for a Dangerous Dog is $100.

Pontentially Dangerous and Dangerous Dog Municipal Code


Community Map

RESOURCES

Civic Web Portal
Connect with the city for information and events, City Council meetings, voting, audio archives and more.

Subscribe to Meeting Updates
Stay informed about community meetings and updates from the City.

Community Events Calendar
View the community events calendar and get involved.

Pay Your Sewer Bill Online

RESIDENT RESOURCES

Upcoming Events

Street Map

Clark Cowlitz Fire & Rescue
360-887-4609
Emergency and Fire Protection (dial 911 for emergencies)

La Center School District
La Center School District #101 serves Kindergarten through grade 12.
360-263-2131

Property Tax
Clark County can assist you with property tax information.
360-397-2000

United States Postal Office
Located at 421 NE John Storm Ave
360-263-728

La Center Lions Club

Meals on Wheels

Fair Housing Information

Senior Living Housing Guide, Washington State