My Stormwater Plans

​What is Stormwater and why should I care about it?

Stormwater is rain and snow melt that runs off rooftops, streets, highways and parking lots. As stormwater runs, it begins collecting pollutants, such as fertilizers, pesticides, soil, trash, etc, and eventually flows into streams, lakes, and The Puget Sound.

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Stormwater and My Building or Development

As part of our permit processes at DCD,  one of the reviews your project will go through is for Stormwater Mitigation or what you will do with the stormwater runoff created by your home or project. There are certain stormwater requirements based on how many square feet of hard surface (eg, impervious surface, permeable pavement) your project creates. The requirements come from The Washington Department of Ecology and are shown in the 2016 Kitsap County Stormwater Design Manual.

Creating My Stormwater Plan

The first step to determining the best stormwater mitigation for your project is to fill out the Stormwater Worksheet. This will ask you questions about your project and will let you know what options you have for your Stormwater Plan. This worksheet will be a required submittal item for your permit application.

Contact Us! 

help@kitsap1.com  (360) 337-5777 

619 Division St. Port Orchard, WA 98366

Stormwater Experts 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

Need more assistance? We are here to help!


Related links:

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPP) Brochure [pdf]

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPP) Drawing Samples [pdf]

Kitsap County Stormwater Design Manual 2016 [pdf]

2016KCSDM VOL II Chapter 4 Figures [pdf]

Kitsap County Stormwater Design Manual 2010 (Are you vested?)

Kitsap County Stormwater Design Manual 1997 ( Are you vested?)

Rain Garden Handbook [pdf]

Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Infeasibility Worksheet