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Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

If I am not a juror and I need to park longer than 2 hours, where do I park?

There is an all day free parking lot located off of Sidney Avenue and Sweany Street. The lot is marked as ‘Courthouse Public Parking’.

I have an exempt plate. Am I exempt from the posted time restrictions?

No. The exemption is only for vehicle license fees as stated in RCW 46.16A.170

Can I park longer than the posted time restrictions if I am in Court?

Vehicles can only park longer than the time restriction if they are a juror and have a jurors pass or other special pass issued by the City of Port Orchard.


 

Juror Parking

If I am called to be a juror at the Kitsap County courthouse, where do I park?

Jurors can park anywhere in the 2-hour parking zones within 2 blocks of the County courthouse, 614 Division Street, with the assigned juror pass on the dash. Come early, spaces fill quickly.

If I am called to be a juror at the City of Port Orchard Municipal Court, where do I park?

Jurors can park anywhere in the 2 or 4 hour parking zones within 2 blocks of the Municipal Court, 216 Prospect Street, with the assigned juror pass on the dash. Come early, spaces fill quickly.


 

Parking Tickets

How do I pay my parking ticket?

https://www.cityofportorchard.us/citations-and-warrants/


 

Purchasing Passes for Foot Ferry Parking Lot

I tried purchasing a pass but the machine is now working. Who do I contact?

Please call parking enforcement at 360-876-1700.

I purchased a pass but it charged my card twice, or I accidentally purchased the incorrect pass. Who do I contact?

Please call the finance department at 360-876-4407.


 

Residential Parking Permits

What if my windows are tinted. Where do I put my residential parking permit?

Affix permit to the inside of windshield, driver’s side, bottom corner.

If I bought a new vehicle and only have temporary plates, how do I get a residential parking permit?

You are able to purchase a residential parking permit with the following documents:

  • Proof of purchase
  • Proof of residency
  • Valid identification

When your permanent license plates are received, contact the finance department at 360-876-4407 to update the records. Parking with expired temporary plates is a violation of POMC 10.12.150.

If my permit is lost or destroyed, how do I replace it?

Please contact the finance department at 360-876-4407 to replace the permit. The cost is $5.00 and it will have the same expiration date as the original permit.

If I move, is my parking permit still valid in that area?

No. Your vehicle will be subject to all time restrictions per POMC 10.12.080. If you move, please contact the finance department for a new parking permit registered to your new address.

I have multiple vehicles. How many parking permits can I get?

The maximum number of permits is limited to no more than four per residential address

 

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