City Hall Hours 8:00 - 4:30

Phone: (509) 923-2571


 Pateros is located in the sunny foothills of the eastern Cascades and on the shores of the Columbia and Methow Rivers. It is located on US-97, the Cascade Loop Scenic Highway, and the Okanogan Trails Scenic Byway. Pateros was officially incorporated on May 1, 1913. Pateros has a current population of 565. We are at the center of all your recreation activities. We have two water-front hotels, RV and boating facilities,  bakery and entertainment,  and numerous festivals in our lakeside parks, including the famous Apple Pie Jamboree. We welcome you to set up your recreation basecamp in Pateros and enjoy all four seasons of outdoor activities!


-Carlene Anders, Mayor



Pateros City Council Meeting
Monday May 17, 2021



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Meeting ID: 257 797 6799

Passcode: 05011913

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 Phone Call:  +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)




City Hall and Museum is open for walk-in service

Mandatory mask requirements to enter city hall.  One person or two family members allowed at one time in city hall.

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For current and accurate information regarding COVID-19 visit Okanogan County Health Department





NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Pateros City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 5:30 pm at City Hall Council Chambers located at 113 Lakeshore Drive, Pateros, WA. Due to restrictions on public gatherings during the COVID-19 emergency, the hearing will be available via Zoom.

Attendees can join virtually by:

Computer, Tablet or Smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: 1 253 215 8782

Passcode: 05011913

Handouts describing the CDBG program are available online at the link below:



Access for the hearing impaired and others can be accommodated using Washington Relay which can be reached at 1-800-833-6384 and at the below website:

The purpose of this public hearing is to review community development and housing needs, inform citizens of the availability of funds and eligible uses of the state Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and receive comment on proposed activities, particularly from lower income persons residing in the City of Pateros.

Through CDBG, up to $900,000 for construction and up to $30,000 for planning may be available to the City of Pateros on a statewide competitive basis to fund public facility, community facility, economic development, planning and affordable housing projects that principally benefit low- and moderate-income persons.

An outline of the proposed project will be available for review by email request to beginning May 5, 2021. Comments may also be submitted in writing to the City of Pateros, until Monday May 17, 2021.

The Pateros Council Chambers is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving 24-hour advance notice. A Spanish-speaking interpreter will be available to accommodate non-English speakers. Contact Kerri Wilson at (509) 923-2571. All public hearings are open to the public and our citizens are encouraged to attend.




No Snow Events

Updated 2/17/2021


Stage 1 Event - 2 or more inches with 4 or more inches anticipated. PARKING RESTRICTIONS

Stage 2 Event - 6 inches with more anticipated. PARKING RESTRICTIONS

Stage 3 Event - More than city crews can keep up with. PARKING RESTRICTIONS

Please read the City Snow Response Plan for more information. 


Reservations for RV and Tent Camping
MUST BE MADE BY PHONE (509) 923-2571

(Self-serve camping. Check availability at Ives Landing Kiosk or call for reservation. Online payment available, but must call to make reservation) 

Reserve a picnic shelter, event space, or the bandstand
Ives Landing Park Map, Check-in Instructions, and Rules/Regulations
Park Fees


For City Utility Emergencies 

During regular hours, please call
City Hall (509) 923-2571
After hours or on weekends, please call 
City Administrator - Jord Wilson 449-9670
Sewer Dept. - Mike Lambert 733-0610
Water Dept. - Doug Kirk 449-1899

Emergency Alert System

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Text “98846” to 888777
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water_saving_1_inch.jpgWater Conservation Tips

Did you know?
Estimated Faucet Leakage Rates (number of drips)
60 drops/minute=171 gallons/month
90 drops/minute = 257 gallons/month
120 drops/minute = 342 gallons/month
Make sure your home is leak-free. when you are certain that no water is being used, take a reading of the water meter. Wait 30 minutes and then take a second reading. If the meter readings change, you have a leak! You can call Pateros Water Department, 923-2571, if you need help finding your meter. 

FAQ of the Pateros Water Department:

I am putting in a water softener, what is the hardness of Pateros Water?

April 2020 water tests was 294 mg/l or 17.2 gpg

Other IOCs (4.28.2020)

Sodium 20.8 mg/L
Conductivity 649 umhos/cm
Turbidity 0.12 NTU
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) 418 mg/L
Magnesium 18.2 mg/L
Calcium 87.9 mg/L

What is the pH of Pateros Water?

pH of 7.2. (A test taken on 6/26/2020 at Pateros Public Works Lab)