Community Development, MS-36  
614 Division St, Port Orchard, WA 98366
Phone:(360) 337-5777 * Fax:(360) 337-4925
Hours 9AM - 4PM (M-TH), 9AM - 1PM (F)
 

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Customer Service Hours

Permit Intake, Payments, Schedule Appointment
9:00AM - 4:00PM (M - TH)
9:00AM - 1:00PM (Friday)

Planner of the Day Hours
General Land Use/Zoning Inquiries:
9:00AM - 12:00PM (M - F)
Please read the Planner of the Day brochure
for more information on general inquiries


Health District Liaison at DCD
9:00AM - 12:00PM (T & TH)

Requests for Appointments
Meet with a specific planner about your active project, For Staff Consultations and Pre-Application Meetings
Call (360) 337-5777,
Email us at help@kitsap1.com


* Priority service is provided to clients with active projects. We encourage prospective clients to utilize the Planner of the Day service for general inquiries, staff consultations and/or pre-application meeting for further required expertise.
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DCD Mission 
Enable the development of quality, affordable, structurally safe, and environmentally sound communities.

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DCD News

Code development efforts to take more time
Kitsap County’s Department of Community Development is taking more time in its code development efforts related to county code compliance as a result of direction given by the Board of County Commissioners at a recent meeting.

The Commissioners asked the department to return during the first quarter of 2015 with a clear problem statement and compounding issues related to the current code enforcement processes. The Commissioners also want a better idea of the magnitude of the code compliance case load, and alternative strategies to update the code.

The Board will review the information received and decide how to proceed.


Sign Code Update
Kitsap County is updating its sign code (Title 17 KCC) in a cooperative planning effort with countywide interest groups and individuals.  A final draft ordinance is available for review. Public comments will be heard at the Board of County Commissioners October 6, 2014 Public Hearing.  For more information and to view the draft ordinance...click here
Operational Shooting Range Ordinance
The Board of County Commissioner has adopted an Ordinance amending Kitsap County Code concerning Shooting Ranges.  A new Chapter 10.25 "Firearms Discharge" has been added to Kitsap County Code...click here

Residential Mechanical/Plumbing Applications Accepted Online
DCD is testing the online permit submittal option for customers. This first phase of deployment allows customers to submit Residential Mechanical/Plumbing applications by using the Online Permit Center...click here

Kitsap County Implementation of Initiative 502
The Board of County Commissioners adopted adding new Chapter 17.465 "Marijuana Regulations" to Kitsap County Code for the adoption of restrictions on the production, processing and retailing of recreational marijuana to comply with the passage of Washington Initiative 502..click here


DCD in Local Government Performance Center
This video shows how the Washington State Auditor is working with local governments to streamline complex processes to better serve residents and customers...click here


County Receives Two National Awards for Innovative Programs
Kitsap County was recently recognized by the National Association of Counties (NACo) for implementing innovative county government programs to better serve area residents...click here
Board of County Commissioner's Adopt Agricultural Signage Pilot Program
Kitsap County's agricultural community requested sign code flexibility to allow placement of off-premise signs advertising seasonal agricultural products that are currently not allowed.  For more information, please ...click here

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Larry Keeton
Director, Community Development
(360) 337-5777


help@kitsap1.com
If you have any difficulties using the DCD website please email:
Kitsap One or call (360) 337-5777.
 

Last Updated:  November 17, 2014

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