DCD Fee Schedule Changes Proposed
There will be a public hearing held on 4/26/21 regarding changes to the DCD fee schedule, fee policy, and Title 14 Code. Please review the following documents regarding the changes:
DCD Fee Schedule Changes 2021.pdfDCD Fee Policy Changes 2021.pdfTitle 14 Code Changes.pdf
(02/26/2021)DCD Announcement Permit Intakes Increase by 625%
As required by law (RCW 19.27), Kitsap County adopted the updated International Code Council's 2018 Building Code on 2/1/2021. Prior to the adoption of the new code, the Department of Community Development (DCD) received a record number of permit applications from customers desiring to apply under the previously published code.
Kitsap County will adopt a building code change to the 2018 edition published by the International Code Council. Building permit applicants wanting to vest under the current 2015 code edition must have completed permit applications submitted to DCD by January 31, 2021. Click here to learn more!
(10/19/20)Climate Change Resiliency Assessment.
DCD recently completed a Climate ChangeResiliency Assessment in partnership with the cities of Bremerton and Port Orchard. Click to learn more!
2020 Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10th
Since 1922, the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) has sponsored the public observance of Fire Prevention Week. Your Kitsap County DCD/Building & Fire Safety division is joining this focus on fire safety. We invite you to visit our website and Facebook page to learn about this year's theme: Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen. Stay tuned for more!
Tips To Save LivesPress Release AnnouncementTip One: Sprinklers Save Lives - South Kitsap Fire Prevention VideoTip Two: I Spy Fire Safety In The Kitchen VideoTip Three: Cooking Safety - National Fire Protection Association VideoTip Four: Kitchen Grease Fire Safety VideoTip Five: Lessons from History - The Chicago Fire of 1871 Video
DCD Past Events and News
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