Natural Disaster Assistance

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The recent wildfires in Pierce County have destroyed homes, businesses and displaced families. Pierce County Planning and Public Works is ready to assist our residents rebuild and repair their homes and businesses when they are ready to do so. 

If you have been affected by a natural disaster (fire, flood, storm damage), please fill out the form below with some preliminary information. We will promptly follow-up with next steps for efficient permit processing and help you identify any special circumstances you may encounter. We will be adding supplemental information and resources to this site in the coming days, so please visit us again or, if you do not have reliable internet access, call us at (253) 798-3739, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

We know that navigating what to do in the aftermath of a natural disaster can be difficult and confusing. Our goal is to make the road to recovery a smooth one by helping our neighbors in their time of need.

Contact Us

Phone: (253) 798-3160
Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Email: amy.wakefield@piercecountywa.gov
Submit a question to the Development Center

Natural Disaster Assistance Form

Additional Resources

Department of Emergency Management 
Phone: (253) 798-6595 

Special Circumstances and FAQ

(information coming soon)