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Federal Way potential annexation area

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East Federal Way has been designated by the City of Federal Way as a potential annexation area (PAA), meaning the city intends to extend its borders to serve this community through the annexation process.

East Federal Way is a community of approximately 22,000 people located east of Interstate 5 and the City of Federal Way. It comprises most of the remaining urban designated land between Federal Way, Auburn and the Pierce County line.

Status updates

On August 21, 2007, an annexation proposal was rejected by voters in East Federal Way. The City of Federal Way has no plans to pursue annexation at this time. King County will continue to work with the City of Federal Way and unincorporated area residents to promote annexation of the area.