Your partner in building safe, resilient, and sustainable Kitsap County communities!

Thank you for visiting your Kitsap County Department of Community Development online. DCD partners with residential and commercial customers to provide guidance and assistance through the design, building, and project review process. We are here to assist you with all your land use and building development projects.

Permit Services

Permit Services is your first stop in beginning a property or building project.
If you are ready to apply for a permit or if you're ready to learn more,
please click here: 


Access additional DCD Services, Resources, Community Planning,
and Environmental Programs information by clicking the drop-down menu 
located at the top of this page. 



We invite you to visit the DCD About Us page or click to view the Get To Know DCD 
video - a quick overview of who we are, what we do, and how we serve Kitsap County.

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Click to View: GET TO KNOW DCD 


The COVID-19 Pandemic is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available. 

Please note that the DCD lobby is closed until further notice. You may view DCD hours of operation below and visit the DCD COVID-19 Response page for additional information on DCD services and procedures.

DCD Celebrates
Building Safety Month!
Meet-The-Expert Zoom Series,
Trivia, Children's Coloring Contest, and more! Learn More: Click Here!

Where Is My Permit?
Active building permit applicants can now see where their permit is in the review queue. A review queue for Land Use and Site Development Permits will be coming soon. 
Click Here To  Search. 

DCD recently completed a Climate Change
Resiliency Assessment in partnership with the cities of Bremerton and
Port Orchard. Click here to learn more!

Logging In My Neighborhood

If you see or hear logging in your neighborhood and wonder if it's authorized, the DCD Tree Removal Activity Locator can help answer your questions. Access this map search tool by visiting the Tree Removal Tree Harvest website page.

DCD Development Projects
Now Available: DCD Projects Page

Eldorado, Port Gamble...

Additional News Releases:
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Archived News Releases: Available Here (360) 337-5777 

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