Welcome to Concrete

Public Safety


Fire Department: Concrete is protected by the Concrete Volunteer Fire Department.


Law Enforcement: The town of Concrete contracts with the Skagit County Sheriff for law enforcement protection.
Link to Skagit County Sheriff

Baker River Hydroelectric Project:

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) owns and operates the Baker River Hydroelectric Project situated in Skagit and Whatcom counties of Northwestern Washington State. The project boundary encompasses more than 8,400 acres, including the reservoirs of Lake Shannon and Baker Lake. The reservoir levels are controlled by three structures; Lower Baker Dam, Upper Baker Dam and West Pass Dike.

The Lower Baker Dam is a concrete thick-arch dam located within the town of Concrete. The dam is 285 feet high, 550 feet long and regulations the 7-mile long Lake Shannon reservoir. Construction of the Lower Baker Dam was completed in 1925.

For further information on the other dams operated by PSE and Public Safety around dams brochure, please visit our forms page and download or print the PSE Public Safety Dam Brochure.


Code Enforcement: Rich Philips is our Code Enforcement Officer. If you have a code enforcement issue or question, contact town hall at 853-8401.

WARNING to owners of unlicensed dogs or dogs at large:

CMC 6.04030: It is unlawful to keep or harbor a dog over three months of age within the town unless an animal license has been procured for the animal from the town.

CMC 6.04.140: It is unlawful for the owner, keeper, custodian or person having charge of any dog to allow such dog to run at large within the town limits.


Dog licenses are available for purchase at Town Hall for a fee of $8.00 and expire on December 31 of each year.