How do I apply for a permit?​

All Community Development Permits are now submitted online. Once you know information about your permit/project, visit the online permitting resource page and follow the steps in order to sucessfully apply online.

How much does a permit cost?

The type and scope of the project will dictate the cost of your permit. The best way to get an accurate estimate of your permit fee, is to contact a Community Development Permit Technician at (360) 337-5777,, or Click here to Live Chat with one of our Technicians - Monday -Thursday 8:00am - 4:00 pm and Fridays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.  You can also visit the DCD Fee Schedule.

What happens to my permit once I click submit, and how long does it take to review?

To learn about the Buidling Permit Process, click here.

How do I locate approved permit documents to have on site for my inspection?

Watch this video, to see how to locate your approved documents and plans. You will want to

How do I locate the zoning of my property?

Watch this 1:00 minute video to learn how to locate the zoning of your property. Or visit Parcel Details and under the details tab, select "Land & Location".

Is my Manchester or Illahee property in the View Protection Overlay Zone?

Watch this video, to learn how to locate whether or not your property is in the Manchester or Illahee View Protection Overlay Zone.

Contact Us!

619 Division St. Port Orchard, WA 98366

(360) 337-5777 

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 help with your project or want to schedule a meeting?

Helpful Links:

Explore Permit & Project Types

Information Brochures & Worksheets

Prepare & Apply for my permit

Check permit status/Inspection Results