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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 Lives
Press Release Announcement
Tip One: Sprinklers Save Lives - South Kitsap Fire Prevention Video
Tip Two:  I Spy Fire Safety In The Kitchen Video
Tip Three: Cooking Safety - National Fire Protection Association Video
Tip Four: Kitchen Grease Fire Safety Video
Tip Five: Lessons from History - The Chicago Fire of 1871 Video

Kitsap County Outdoor Burn Ban Lifted

(Port Orchard, WA) - The Kitsap County Fire Marshal announced this morning that, effective immediately and due to the return to fall weather patterns, the summer's outdoor burn bans have been lifted.

As of Friday, September 25, 2020, all outdoor burning may resume subject to the normal rules and regulations. Read more specific details by visiting the press release HERE.  (https://lnks.gd/2/Lxr696)

DCD Performance Statistics Report - September

The DCD Performance Statistics Report is an abridged, quarterly view of DCD Permit Activities. The report provides an accumulative view of Title 21, residential, commercial, and fire permit processing times. The report also provides monthly news and updates from the DCD department. You can find the report HERE.  

New Building Site Plan Submittal Options

DCD has modified the types of documents that can now serve as a permit applicant's building site plan. Check out the new DCD Building Site Plan brochure for more information.
Also available is a revised checklist
 and a Q&A Video.

DCD Announces Virtual Inspections

DCD has initiated a soft launch of our new Virtual Inspection Program (VIP). This cutting-edge tool will enhance the efficiency of re-inspections by allowing a real-time, virtual connection to the inspector. 
The official launch begins on August 11th. For additional information, please click here to view the 
Step-by-Step instructions or click here to view the FAQs page.

DCD Past Events and News

Don't see the information you are looking for on this page? If you are in search of older information, please check out our DCD News and Updates archive page. Updates that date back more than three months are moved here to keep our main page as up-to-date as possible.  

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619 Division St. Port Orchard, WA 98366