This page includes information about the permitting process at Kitsap County DCD.
A Step-by-Step Overview of the New Permit Application Portal Process
These matrixes provide an overview of the common submittal items necessary for each of the permits listed below. Your individual permit may require more information than indicated on the matrix.
Your answers in the Permit Application Portal will provide you with the list of documents you will need to upload for your permit.
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!