Coronavirus: Government Services Online and By Phone

To protect the public and our staff, most Kitsap County government services are now online, by email, or by phone. 

This page is designed to help you find county government services and contact information. We have closed most public service counters, but county staff are still working and can serve you remotely. All doors across the county campus are locked with exception of the courthouse front doors. View the drop-down sections below to find the county service you need. If you're not sure who to contact or need to report a problem with a county service, please contact Kitsap1 for help.


More information about this page

This webpage does not contain health information or community resources. For resources and information related to coronavirus, visit the Washington State Coronavirus Response page or the Kitsap Emergency Operations Center Coronavirus Resources and Information page.

This page is frequently updated. If you find an error on this page or want to make an update, email dbear@co.kitsap.wa.us.

Phase 3 reflect hours once Kitsap County is approved to move to Phase 3. There is no estimate as to when that might happen. Current hours are indicated.

(last updated 08/10/20)


 Assessor's Office

View Assessor's Office homepage

Current - The service desk at the Assessor's Office is closed to the public. Staff is available by email assessor@co.kitsap.wa.us (preferred) or 360-337-7160. Hours: Monday – Thursday 8 am. – 4:30 pm, Friday 9 am – 1 pm

Temporary drop-box: Drop off documents in the secure lock-box at the front of the Administration Building on 619 Division Street, Port Orchard. The box is emptied and processed daily. Please clearly label the item "Assessor."


Services available:


Phase 3 - The Assessor's Office will open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The Office will open from 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays. Citizens should expect longer wait times at our counter, as the office will be opening with reduced staffing capacity.  Citizens are highly encouraged to call or email our office with their questions and concerns.  

 Auditor's Office (Elections, Recording, Financial, Licensing)

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Current - Updated August 3, 2020

The service desk at the Auditor's Office is closed to the public. To ask a question or schedule an in-person meeting, submit this short form

Staff is also available by phone at 360-337-7129. 

Hours: Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. – noon.

 

Services available:

Phase 3 - The Auditor's Office will open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The Office will open from 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays. Citizens should expect longer wait times at our counter, as the office will be opening with reduced staffing capacity.  Citizens are highly encouraged to call or email our office with their questions and concerns.  

Commissioner's Office/Administrative Services (Purchasing, Risk Management)

The public counter serving these offices is closed to walk-in customers. For questions or appointments please email kitsapcommissioners@co.kitsap.wa.us or call 360-337-7080.

Bids are still being accepted for advertised projects. Call 360-337-7080 when you arrive at the office so that your bid can be stamped as received. For questions, contact purchasing@co.kitsap.wa.us.

Public Disclosure requests are being accepted and can be made through our online records portal: Public Records Request or by emailing our office directly at publicrecords@co.kitsap.wa.us.

           

Community Development and Fire Marshal

Department of Community Development COVID-10 Response Information

Current - The Department of Community Development (DCD) is closed to the public, but please see below virtual options for accessing DCD services.

Staff is available by phone 360-337-5777 or email at help@kitsap1.com.


Services available:

Phase 3 - Lobby hours in the Administration Building will be 9 a.m. to Noon, Monday through Friday.

Conservation District

The Kitsap Conservation District office is closed to the public. Staff is available by phone or email. View KCD contact information.

 Coroner's Office

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Contact the Coroner's Office in advance to make an appointment. Call 360-337-7077 or email coroner@co.kitsap.wa.us.

 Courts - Superior, Clerk, District, Juvenile and Family

Facial Coverings - View the Order

Emergency Administrative Order 2020-23 requires the use of facial coverings in the courtrooms of Kitsap County District and Superior Court. Follow the link above to read the order.


Superior Court - View homepage

The Superior Court Administration office is OPEN. Many regular calendars are being heard, and remote appearances are strongly encouraged.  For more information, please visit the Court's remote appearance page at https://www.kitsapgov.com/sc/Pages/remoteappearance.aspx. Contact the Court at SuperiorCourt@co.kitsap.wa.us or call 360-337-7140 for additional information.

       

County Clerk - View homepage

The Clerk's Office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 12:15 and 1:15 to 4:30.

     

District Court - View homepage

Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 12:15 and 1:15 to 4:00. Staff answer phones until 4:30 as staffing allows. There is limited counter staff due to social distancing requirement. In-person contacts may experience long wait times.  Most regular Superior Court calendars have been restored, but the Court is still STRONGLY encouraging parties and attorneys to appear via Zoom (https://www.kitsapgov.com/sc/Pages/remoteappearance.aspx ), unless it is impossible.

Per the direction of the Washington State Supreme Court, the Superior Court is able to start holding jury trials beginning July 6, 2020.  


Juvenile and Family Court - View homepage

Some services may be modified. Contact Juvenile and Family Court at 360-337-5401.

 Human Resources

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The service desks at Human Resources are closed to the public. Staff is available by phone 360-337-7185 or email humanresources@co.kitsap.wa.us. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm

Services available:


 Human Services

Visit the Human Services homepage for contact information and services.

Aging and Long-Term Care service desks in Port Orchard, Silverdale, and Poulsbo are closed to the public. Program staff are available by phone 360-337-5700 or 1-800-562-6418. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm.

Effective June 29, 2020 - 

 Noxious Weeds

Reach the Noxious Weeds Program Coordinator by contacting Kitsap1 at 360-337-5777 or help@kitsap1.com.

 Parks Department

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The Parks Office is closed to the public. Staff is available by phone 360-337-5350 or email parks@co.kitsap.wa.us. Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 5 pm, Friday 8:30 am - 2:30 pm.

Phase 3 - The Parks Office will open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays through Labor Day.

 Prosecutor's Office

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Visit the homepage to check for service change announcements.

 Public Works (Roads, Solid Waste, Sewer, Stormwater)

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Contact Kitsap1 (360.337.5777, or by email to help@kitsap1.com) or go to the Kitsap1 website to request services, reach staff, or report problems. 

In-person services at Public Works offices are by appointment only. Call Kitsap1 if you need to schedule in-person services. 

Services available:

  • Visit the waste facilities webpage to view waste and recycling facility information.

  • Utility payments (sewer customers and Olympic View Transfer Station) or call 360-337-7127

  • Right of Way Permits

  • The Sewer Utility is temporarily halting all in-person services. This includes inspections on commercial and residential construction projects, issuance of sewer permits, side sewer inspections, and side sewer saddle installations. The only types of inspections performed will be those associated with emergency repairs.

  • Septage receiving hours are Monday - Friday, 7 AM to 5 PM at the Central Kitsap Wastewater Treatment Plant. This is due to reduced staffing at the treatment plant. Septage haulers were notified by phone on March 24.

  • The Sewer Utility is temporarily suspending all late penalties and placement of liens related to non-payment of monthly sewer service due to the COVID-19 crisis. The Resolution does not relieve a utility customer from the obligation to pay for sewer services.

 Sheriff's Office

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Current - Law enforcement is still available to help and serve you! Call 911 for assistance. Call 211 for coronavirus questions.

Port Orchard Office - Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Silverdale Office -  Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Kingston Office Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Treasurer's Office   

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CurrentThe service desk at the Treasurer's Office is closed to the public. Staff is available by phone (360-337-7135) Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. –Noon. Contact the office by email at treasurer@co.kitsap.wa.us. 

Drop off payments and documents in the secure lock-box at the front of the Administration Building on 619 Division Street, Port Orchard. Do not leave cash. The box is emptied and processed daily.

Services available:

Phase 3 - The Treasurer's Office will open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The Office will open from 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays. Citizens should expect longer wait times at our counter, as the office will be opening with reduced staffing capacity.  Citizens are highly encouraged to call or email our office with their questions and concerns.  

 WSU Extension Services

WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers are closed to the public. Staff is available by email, phone, and web conference. Contact WSU staff.


 Other Local Governments in Kitsap County

City of Port Orchard

View City of Port Orchard's coronavirus announcements.

City of Bremerton

View City of Bremerton's coronavirus announcements.

City of Poulsbo

 View City of Poulsbo's coronavirus announcements.

City of Bainbridge Island

View City of Bainbridge Island's coronavirus announcements.

Suquamish Tribe

View Suquamish Tribe's coronavirus announcements.

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe's coronavirus announcements.