The permit application portal is now available when applying for residential and fire permits. If you would like to apply for any other permit type, please click here to access the classic DCD permit application. We are in the process of expanding the portal for all permit types, and soon this portal will be the starting point for all your Kitsap County-based permitting needs. Some of the features you will find in this new intuitive permit application process include a real-time, guided application process, a user-friendly and intuitive completion process, a trackable application progress status, a streamlined approach to applying for your permit, and more! Click here to view a step-by-step instruction booklet or view the instruction videos linked below.
A Step-by-Step Overview of Utilizing the Permit Application Portal
Click to view: Permit Application Instruction Booklet
Contact Ushelp@kitsap1.com (360) 337-5777 619 Division St. Port Orchard, WA 98366In response to COVID-19, DCD hours of operation are modified as follows: Lobby Hours Closed Until Further NoticeOnline Permit Application/Status Check/Inspection Scheduling & Results: Available 24/7Live Chat with Permit Technicians:Monday - Thursday, 9am to 4pm, Friday, 9am to 1pm. Click "Chat Now" pop-up windowLive Chat with Land Use Staff:Monday - Friday, 9am to 12 Noon. Click "Chat Now" pop-up windowLive Chat with Stormwater and Environmental staff: Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am to 11 am. Click "Chat Now" pop-up window
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619 Division St. Port Orchard, WA 98366
The following DCD staff members assist permit applicants in the processing and evaluation of their permit applications. As members of the DCD Review Team, they each serve a unique role in the permit application review process.
Building Plans ExaminersEvaluation of building code, construction plans, and energy code
Environmental PlannersEvaluation of tree removal, buffers, & and critical areas, including wetlands, slopes, waterfront, seismic hazards.
Fire MarshalEvaluation of fire alarms, sprinkler systems, fire hydrant road access requirements, and building construction plans.
Code ComplianceEvaluations of permits submitted as a result of a code compliance action
Land Use and Environmental PlannersEvaluation of allowed uses, setbacks, subdivisions, tree removal, development proposed around wetlands, slopes, waterfront, and other critical area features
Development Engineering ReviewersEvaluation of stormwater treatment and impervious surfaces, grading, and development infrastructure
The DCD Review Team is additionally available for project-specific consultations. To learn more: please click here!