Community Development, MS-36  
614 Division St, Port Orchard, WA 98366
Phone:(360) 337-5777 * Fax:(360) 337-4925
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KITSAP COUNTY HEARING EXAMINER
The Kitsap County Hearing Examiner hears land use applications. The Examiner regularly holds public hearings on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. Approximately 10 days after the close of the hearing, the Examiner renders a decision or a recommendation on the application. The Examiner's decision is final (unless appealed) on most land use applications, appeals and shorelines permits. On plat applications, the Examiner renders a Recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners who then hold a hearing and make a decision on the project.  Hearings are held in the Commissioner's chambers at the Courthouse in Port Orchard.
 
Amended Rules of Procedure for Applications and Appeals
On Monday night, June 22, 2009, the Board of County Commissioners enacted an Ordinance amending the Kitsap County Hearing Examiner’s Rules of Procedure for Applications and Appeals, which now allows...read more
The Department of Community Development can answer your questions. If you have procedural questions, contact the Clerk of the Examiner, at (360) 337-5777. If you have concerns or specific questions on a project, please contact the Staff Planner assigned to the project (as noted on the agenda).
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Last Updated:  October 14, 2014
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