COVID-19, Resources for Businesses Impacted

The City of DuPont encourages the community to support our local businesses and buy local.

Emergency Policies to Support Citizens & Businesses

  • All utility billing late fees will be waived until the declaration of local emergency is lifted.
  • There will be a moratorium on all utility shut-offs for delinquent payment 

Financial Resources and Tax Relief

Governor Inslee announces relief for businesses, workers, renters and more in response to COVID-19 outbreak.

Employment Security Provides Benefits to Workers and Businesses 

For workers and businesses, the Washington State Employment Security Department has adopted a series of emergency rules to relieve the burden of temporary layoffs, isolation and quarantine including unemployment benefits. See FAQ’s and a reference guide (PDF Download) of scenarios and benefits available.

Small Business Administration Creates Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Find more information on the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans at: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

Washington State Department of Revenue Offers Relief for Taxpayers 

Washington State Department of Revenue is offering filing extensions and penalty waivers for state-level B&O taxes. Learn more

The Washington Small Business Development Center (WSBDC)

Business Resiliency Toolkit

PSE COVID-19 Response

PSE will not be disconnecting customers for non-payment during this time. Read more



Keep up to date with City of DuPont COVID-19

For updates on City-related closures and cancellations click here.