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Prepare to Survive a Disaster

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Natural and other disasters have occurred in Pierce County and likely will again. Companies able to rebound quickly will be in a position to resume business activities and profit from recovery efforts.

There are numerous tools available to guide you through the planning process. The product to select will depend on the size and complexity of your operations. What matters most is that you have a plan!

Make a Plan

In order to help your company recover from a disaster, it’s important that you and your key staff be there! Create a personal disaster preparation plan.

Report Damage - Online Form
This form is to be used by businesses impacted by a natural or man-made disaster. Completing the form does not by itself guarantee financial recovery assistance, but a completed form is a required first step to apply for relief if and when an official Disaster Declaration is made by government officials.

Websites & Hotlines For Immediate Business Emergencies

Immediate Recovery Assistance
Pierce County government cannot be held responsible for any advice, service or supplies offered by any organization listed below, if not part of Pierce County government.

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Do You Have a Question About Utilities?

  • Pierce County Utilities
    • Downed Signs (Stop or Yield): (253) 798-8000 (24-Hour)
    • Sewer Pump Station Alarm: (253) 565-3440 (24-Hour)
    • Road Maintenance: (253) 798-6000
    • Solid Waste Management:
      • P | (253) 798-2179
      • F | (253) 798-4674
      • Email
  • Other Pierce County Utilities
    • There are more than 150 franchised utilities in Pierce County. To find yours, call (253) 798-3687 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (business days).
  • Larger Suppliers
    • Puget Sound Energy888 225-5773 (non-emergencies)
    • Tacoma Public Utilities
      • Customer Service: 800-752-6745 (non-emergencies)           
      • Water Emergencies & Other Maintenance Issues         
        • (253) 502-8384, weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
      • Power Outage
        • (253) 502-8602
    • Peninsula Light Company
      • P | (888) 809-8021

For any additional information, contact Hans Kueck at (253) 798-2335.

Contact Us

Economic Development Department

950 Pacific Ave.
Suite 720
Tacoma, WA 98402

Ph: (253) 798-6150
Fx: (253) 798-6389

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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