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 


  • Would you like to contact or schedule a meeting with DCD staff?

    Please click here...




If you are a beginner, starting a land use or building development project, 
DCD Invites You to learn about the
Start Here! Land Use &
Building Development Basics Program

Upcoming Webinars: 

Start Here! 
Stormwater Management Basics

September 27th - Noon to 1pm
Registration is required.
Please click here to register.

Stormwater Design Manual
September 29th
Registration is required.
Please click here to register.

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. 

Buildable Lands Program Update

Provide Comments on a review of Kitsap County's growth trends and future land supply. To Learn More, Click Here.

Zoning Use Table Update
Comments are being accepted for the proposed Zoning Use Table updates

To Learn More, Click Here.

Kitsap Countwide Planning Policies Proposed Revisions 
Kitsap County is accepting comments on the proposed revisions to the Kitsap Countywide Planning Policies (CPPs).
To Learn More, Click Here.

Schold Farm/Clear Creek Master Plan
The County has developed three conceptual alternative designs for Schold Farm. For more information and to take the survey on these conceptual approaches, Click Here.

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:
Available Here

Archived News Releases: Available Here