Start Here!

     

Before You Buy Land, Plan Your Dream Home, or

Begin a Building Project, DCD Invites You to Start Here!

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If you're taking on a project - anything from removing a tree to building a new home - the 
Start Here! Educational Program is here to provide basic-level land use and
building development project information.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact  
Project Manager, Alicia Adler,  
at aadler@kitsap.gov.


Critical Areas

​Pre-Recorded Critical Areas Webinar ~39 min.
Many properties in Kitsap County contain or are located near critical areas. This webinar covers basic information about critical areas.

Community Development Maps

Parcel Search
​Critical Areas Video - Coming Soon

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Stormwater Management

Pre-Recorded Webinar ~41 min.

Stormwater Design Manual Webinar ~56 min


Video - Coming Soon
Stormwater Worksheet

Stormwater BMP Infeasibility Worksheet

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Timber Harvest & Tree Removal

​Pre-Recorded Webinar ~ 39 min.
Learn the basics of timber harvest, tree removal, or clearing within Kitsap County.

Video - Coming Soon

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​Permit Options Grid

Tree Removal Activity Locator


Prepare, Apply & Manage

​Pre-Recorded Webinar ~1 hr. 2 min.
We'll cover the basics on considerations to make and steps to take when developing a Single Family Residence (SFR) project. This webinar will summarize points from previous webinars and incorporate some new information to consider when developing an SFR.

Site Plan Pre-Recorded Webinar ~53 min
This webinar addresses Building Site Plan submittal standards, provides a big-picture perspective of the submittal/approval process, discusses the submittal requirements checklist, and reviews example building site plan drawings.
Site Plan Brochure

Inspections

Growth Management Act

​Pre-Recorded Webinar ~52 min.
We'll cover the basics of the Growth Management Act, including what it is, how it protects critical areas, your property, and the GMA, and how you can get involved.

Comprehensive Plan Update



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Start Here! Professionals
Start Here! Professionals are building industry professionals
(building contractors, septic designers, realtors, geologists, architects, etc...) who partner with DCD by sharing access to this program's educational resources with their clients. They view or attend an introductory webinar and provide a link to this page on their website.

These industry professionals serve a vital role in ensuring that beginning land use and building development clients start their project informed and
ready for project success. 

Click here to view a list of
Start Here! Professionals



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