Development and Land Use

Keeping You and Your Property Safe

Kitsap County's number one priority is to keep you, your family, and your home safe. Any time you are planning a project, we are here to help make sure your project passes life safety concerns to prevent any possible disasters.  

Development and Land Use

Not sure what permit type to use? If you are unsure, a good place to start is to use either the Residential Permit Selector or the Commercial Permit Selector form. For the complete list of projects and permit types, visit the Online Permit Forms page.

Common Project Permit Questionnaires

Below is a list of common projects that fall within the development and land use category. If you have any questions or concerns before beginning your application, please contact us!


Agriculture Assembly Event - Site Plan Review

Agriculture Conditional Use Permit/Agriculture Administrative Conditional 

Agriculture Building - Commercial 

Agriculture Structure - Residential 

Agriculture RV

Home Business 

Home Business - Building Application

Home Business - Land Use Application

Planning and Zoning

Appeal/Objection of an Administrative Decision 

Conditional Use Permit (CUP) and Administrative Conditional Use Permit (ACUP)

Conditional User Permit (CUP) for High-Risk Secured Facilities

Conditional Use Permit (CUP) - Revision and Administrative Conditional Use Permit (ACUP) - Revision

Conditional Use Permit (CUP)/Administrative Conditional Use Permit (ACUP) - Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

Director's Interpretation - Formal

Legal Lot Determination

Performance-Based Development

Performance-Based Development - Revision Minor or Major

Rezone Request - Not Requiring the Comprehensive Plan Amendment 

Transfer of Development Rights Certificate

Wireless Communication Facilities - Administrative Conditional Use Permit, Conditional Use Permit, and Letter of Exemption

Zoning Variance 

Transitory Housing

Indoor Transitory Accommodation

Large Transitory Accommodation

Safe Park Transitory Accommodation

Single-Family Transitory Accommodation 

Small Transitory Accommodation 

 DCD Is Here To Help!

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 Contact Us! (360) 337-5777 

619 Division St. Port Orchard, WA 98366

Planners & Review Staff Available:

Monday - Friday  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Permit Technicians & General Lobby Hours:

Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm   

Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Need more assistance? We are here to help!