Planning Commission

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.

2018 Planning Commission Terms


​2017 Meeting Materials

​Meeting Date​Agenda & Materials​Audio​Minutes

Kitsap Golf and Country Club Open Space - Staff Report

Kitsap Golf and Country Club Open Space - PC Presentation

2017 Batch of Development Code Amendments - Staff Report

2017 Batch of Development Code Amendments - Summary of Changes

2017 Batch of Development Code Amendments - Proposed Language Changes

2017 Batch of 3 Development Code Amendments - Staff Report, Summary of Changes and Proposed Language Changes

DCD Permit Revenue 2008-2017

Administrative and Minor Code Amendments for PC Work Study 10172017

Preliminary List of Potential Code Amendments under Internal Review by DCD

2017 DCD Budget Presentation

17 02718 Staff Report​

Presentation - Open Space Application Bar M-H Timber Company

Open Space Application 17 02718 FIndings of Fact

Stormwater Code Update: Findings of Fact

Public Hearing Sign-in Sheet

Draft Mod to Title 2 KCC

Draft Mods to Title 14 KCC

Stormwater Management Program Rate Structure

Title 12 Staff Report Draft

Title 15 Flood Hazard Area Findings of Fact

Planning Commission Proposed Revisions to Title 19 KCC

Critical Areas Ordinance Minority Report Findings and Recommendations

Critical Areas Map

Proposed Code Revisions to Draft Title 19 KCC (CAO)

CAO Public Comments Matrix

Proposed Code Revisions to Title 15 KCC (Flood Code)

Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) Resolution

TDR Farm Focus Areas

TDR Map Farm Wooded

Title 17 Ordinance

Title 17 Ordinance Appendices

CAO Update

16 05572 Howard Open Space NOPH

16 05572 Staff Report

16 05572 Findings of Fact

16 05572 PowerPoint

CAO PowerPoint

CAO Preliminary Public Comment Matrix

Rules of Procedure Findings of Fact


Rules of Procedure Staff Report

2017 Training

CAO - Best Available Science

CAO - Summary of Changes



Staff Report

Boarding House, Fitness Center, Transitory Accommodation DRAFT



Critical Areas Ordinance Update

Boarding House, Fitness Center, Transitory Accommodation DRAFT




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 Planning Commission Secretary, at (360) 337-5777.