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
Rules of Procedure Staff Report
CAO - Best Available Science
CAO - Summary of Changes
Boarding House, Fitness Center, Transitory Accommodation DRAFT
Critical Areas Ordinance Update
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.