About Us!

The Department of Community Development has 4 divisions, click below to find out more about each division. ​ ​ ​ ​

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Administrative &

Permit Services

​​Buidling &

Fire Safety

Development Services & Engineering

Planning & Environmental Programs

Our Mission: 

Foster the development of quality, affordable, safe and environmentally sound communities. 

What We Value:

  • We engage and empower our staff to make a difference for our citizens and our community
  • We provide excellent customer service to our citizens
  • We get people to "Yes" within the scope of the Kitsap County Code
  • We treat all with dignity and respect
  • We make transparent decisions
  • We are a destination workplace

Department Overview:

The Kitsap County Department of Community Development plays a vital role in the Kitsap community as we are charged with the stewardship to protect and preserve our natural environment and to build safe, livable and sustainable communities. Our Department is a result-driven department striving to provide effective and efficient services to the citizens of Kitsap County. Our Department strives to provide excellent customer service by helping our citizens and stakeholders navigate through the complex land use regulatory process. Our employees support the culture of process efficiency and actively participate in the Lean process. Our Department also strives to engage the public and our stakeholders through meaningful and effective engagement processes; only through collaborative planning with the citizens of Kitsap County can we successfully build sustainable communities.


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Contact Us!

619 Division St. Port Orchard, WA 98366

(360) 337-5777

help@kitsap1.com 

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

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