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Operational Shooting Range Permit 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 per Ordinance No. 515-2014

Operational Shooting Permit
Ordinance Process

The Department of Community Development (DCD) has been tasked with providing a proposed code for an Operational Shooting Permit Ordinance for citizens residing in Kitsap County.
DCD’s intent is to keep this an open and transparent process for all who wish to be involved. Therefore, this website will be the main source for updates about this project; including associated materials on this subject, meeting times/ locations, and how you can be involved

Past Materials

Old Drafts and Materials 2014

Old Drafts and Materials 2012 - 2013

July 20, 2014 Board of County Commissioners Public Hearing

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners held a Special Meeting and a Public Hearing on July 30, 2014, at the Silverdale Beach Hotel’s East and West Bay Room for the Review Committee’s proposed Operational Shooting Permit Ordinance.

Click the links below to view the Public Hearing filmed by Bremerton*Kitsap Access Television (BKAT).  The Hearing was done in two segments:

Part 1

Part 2

Board of County Commissioner Work Study Audio Files on Operational Shooting Permit Ordinance
Meeting Date Audio File
June 25, 2014
June 18, 2014
starts at 2:58
Review Committee Meeting Minutes/Audio Files
Meeting Date w/Agenda Minutes Audio File
July 24, 2012 Available
August 15, 2012 Available    
September 26, 2012 Available
October 31, 2012 Available
January 16, 2013 Available  
January 30, 2013 Available    
February 13, 2013 Available  
February 27, 2013 Available  
March 13, 2013 Available  
April 17, 2013 Available    
Sept 18, 2013 Available
Feb 19, 2014 Available Not Available
Mar 12, 2014 Available    
Apr 9, 2014 Available    
Apr 23, 2014 Available    


Kitsap County Code

Kitsap County Board of Commissioners

For further information or to provide comments, please contact Heather Adams , Associate Planner at
(360) 337-5777
Last Updated:  October 10, 2014

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