About the Planning Commission
The Kitsap County Planning Commission is an advisory body that shall "assist the planning department in carrying out its duties, including assistance in the preparation and execution of the comprehensive plan and recommendations to the planning department for the adoption of official controls and/or amendments thereto" (RCW 36.070.040; Kitsap County Resolution 60-1961, Sec 2), and which acts as the research and fact finding agency of the County.
Further, the Planning Commission will conduct hearings "and shall make findings of fact and conclusions there from which shall be transmitted to the Department which shall transmit the same to the board with such comments and recommendations it deems necessary" (KC Resolution 60-1961, Sec 3).
Kitsap County Planning Commission's regularly scheduled public hearings or work study sessions are held on the first and third Tuesday of every month at 5:30pm. These meetings are held at the Kitsap County Administration Building, Commissioner's Chambers, 619 Division Street Port Orchard, WA 98366. The Planning Commission also holds public hearings and study sessions at other times and locations as needed.2019 Planning Commission Terms
Applications are currently open for a South Kitsap representative to serve on the Kitsap County Planning Commission. Click here to complete an application. A position description is available here.
AgendaZoning Use Table Update Materials
AgendaHigh-Risk Secured Facilities Deliberations2019 Zoning Use Table Update Briefing
AgendaStaff Report - Code Amendment Regulations for High-Risk Secured FacilitiesExecutive Summary - 2019 Comprehensive Plan Amendments Final DocketStaff Report - Timber Harvest Code Work Study
AgendaKent Open Space - Staff ReportInterim Ordinance 366-2019; Group Residential Facilities Secured High Risk - Briefing Executive SummaryWireless Communication FacilitiesExecutive SummaryWireless Communication Facilities Code Update - Comment Matrix 03/01/2019 (Draft)Wireless Communication FacilitiesDraft Code Feedback Matrix (w/Dept Response)Wireless Communication FacilitiesDepartment Suggested ChangesWireless Communication Facilities Draft Findings of Fact
Agenda2018 Annual Comprehensive Plan Amendment Process Process Schedule Public Outreach InfoNon-Motorized Facilities PlanKingston UVCGeorge's CornerPublic Facilities Designations, Parks ClassificationsParks Recreation, Open Space PlanAffordable HousingClarifying Edits18-00369 Richardson18-00431 Ueland Tree Farm LLC18-00490 Culbertson18-00528 Hanley Property LLCPlanning Commission ConsiderationBOCC ConsiderationCountywide Planning Policies2018 CPA Handout
AgendaKCC Amendments - Transitory Accommodations and Boarding Houses2018 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docketing UpdateCode Update Ad Hoc Committee Info
Executive Summary - Amendments to Kitsap County Development Code (Batch of 3)
Rules of Procedure Staff Report
CAO - Best Available Science
CAO - Summary of Changes
Boarding House, Fitness Center, Transitory Accommodation DRAFT
Critical Areas Ordinance Update
2019 Planning Commission Meeting Schedule2020 Planning Commission Meeting Schedule
Resolution No. 60-1961 Creation of Planning Commission
Resolution No. 071-2017 Rule of Procedure
Ordinance 458-2010 Re-establishing Planning Commission
If you have procedural questions, questions about the date/time/location of a hearing, concerns or specific questions on an agenda item, you may contact the Clerk of the Planning Commission, at (360) 337-5777.