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News and Public Notices

Notice of Application: Geiger Road Preliminary Plat

Posted on June 20, 2019

This is a public notice of a development proposal that may interest you. You have the right to comment on this application, receive notice, request a copy of the decision once made and appeal the project decision. Included in this notice is a summary of the proposal, code reference for associated permits that may be...

Notice of Public Hearing: Upgrades to Existing Annapolis Ferry Dock

Posted on June 20, 2019

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING This is a public notice that the City of Port Orchard will conduct a public hearing on the following project: File Name: Annapolis Dock Upgrade File Number: LU19-SH SDP-01, LU19-SH VAR-01 Application Type: Shoreline Substantial Development Permit and Shoreline Variance Applicant: Kitsap Transit, 60 Washington Avenue Suite...

Public Notice: Special Event Parking Lot and Street Closure

Posted on June 13, 2019

Notice is hereby given that a downtown parking lot and streets will be closed due to the below event taking place in Port Orchard. Please find alternative driving routes, as heavy traffic congestion may occur during the event times listed below: EVENT:             52nd Summer Festival Weekend TYPE:               Festival; Parade, Dinghy Derby, and Vendor...

Notice of Public Hearing – Ordinance No. 020-19 Moratorium of Certain Development

Posted on June 13, 2019

The Port Orchard City Council will hold a public hearing during its regularly-scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall, to take testimony and comment on Ordinance No. 020-19, which was adopted by the City Council on June 11, 2019.  This ordinance declares an emergency and...

Notice of Public Hearing – Proposed Permanent Ordinance for Sexually Violent Predator Housing

Posted on June 11, 2019

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING On April 9, 2019, the Port Orchard City Council adopted Emergency Interim Zoning Ordinance 015-19, which provided interim regulations in Chapter 20.39 of the Port Orchard Municipal Code for the definition, siting and development of the less restrictive alternative (“LRA”) housing facilities for sexually violent predators that...

SEPA Threshold Determination

Posted on June 11, 2019

SEPA Threshold Determination The City of Port Orchard has received a land use permit application for the following project that may be of interest to you. You are invited to comment on this proposal. File Name: LSB Petroleum Land Disturbing Activity Permit and Stormwater Drainage Permit File No’s.: PW18-039, PW18-040 Date of Permit application: 8/1/18...

Press Release: Tremont Street Project Update – Paving Delay

Posted on June 10, 2019

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Public Works (360) 876-4991 June 10, 2019 Tremont Street Project Update Paving Delay PORT ORCHARD, WA – Due to the paver being delayed from rain showers late last week, paving of Tremont Street will now occur the nights of Monday, June 17th through Wednesday, June 19th. The sequence of...

Tremont Street Widening Project Update – Final Paving

Posted on June 7, 2019

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Public Works June 7, 2019 (360) 876-4991 Tremont Street Widening Project Update Final Paving PORT ORCHARD, WA – We are excited to announce the Tremont Street Widening Project is almost done and is estimated to be completed by the end of July/early August. Final paving on Tremont Avenue begins...

Notice of Public Hearing: Permanent Ordinance for Sexually Violent Predator Housing

Posted on June 6, 2019

On April 9, 2019, the Port Orchard City Council adopted Emergency Interim Zoning Ordinance 015-19, which provided interim regulations in Chapter 20.39 of the Port Orchard Municipal Code for the definition, siting and development of the less restrictive alternative (“LRA”) housing facilities for sexually violent predators that are authorized by Chapter 71.09 RCW. The City...

Notice of Application – Childress Utility Extension

Posted on May 30, 2019

This is a public notice of a development proposal that may interest you. You have the right to comment on this application, receive notice, request a copy of the decision once made and appeal the project decision. Included in this notice is a summary of the proposal, code reference for associated permits that may be...

Notice of Application, Project Name: Starbucks Site Improvement

Posted on May 24, 2019

This is a public notice of a development proposal that may interest you. You have the right to comment on this application, receive notice, request a copy of the decision once made and appeal the project decision. Included in this notice is a summary of the proposal, code reference for associated permits that may be...

Notice of Application, Project Name: Sedgwick Multi-Family

Posted on May 17, 2019

This is a public notice of a development proposal that may interest you. You have the right to comment on this application, receive notice, request a copy of the decision once made and appeal the project decision. Included in this notice is a summary of the proposal, code reference for associated permits that may be...

Notice of Public Hearing: Updates to Title 20 (Unified Development Code)

Posted on May 10, 2019

The Port Orchard Planning Commission will hold a public hearing during its regularly-scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 216 Prospect Street, to take testimony and comment on updates to the Title 20 (Unified Development Code) of the Port Orchard Municipal Code (POMC). The updated...

Notice of Public Hearing – 2019 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Package

Posted on May 10, 2019

On Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm, the Port Orchard Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the City’s 2019 Comprehensive Plan amendment package, to take public testimony and comment on the proposed amendments.    The amendment package includes:   The Public Works Department has updated the City’s 6-Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)...

Notice of Public Hearing

Posted on May 10, 2019

The Port Orchard Planning Commission will hold a public hearing during its regularly-scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 216 Prospect Street, to take testimony and comment on proposed changes to the zoning designations of several properties, to be indicated on the City’s official Zoning...

Public Notice: Special Event Waterfront Parking Lot Closure

Posted on May 10, 2019

Notice is hereby given that a downtown parking lot and street will be closed due to the below events taking place in Port Orchard. Please find alternative driving routes, as heavy traffic congestion may occur during the event times listed below:   EVENT:             Chamber of Commerce Seagull Calling Festival: Cook-off TYPE:                Festival DATE:              ...

Press Release: Selection of Police Chief for the City of Port Orchard

Posted on May 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Human Resources May 6, 2019 (360) 876-4407   PORT ORCHARD, WA – Mayor Rob Putaansuu is pleased announce the selection of Matt Brown as the next Chief of Police for the City of Port Orchard. Mr. Brown has worked in law enforcement for 19 years and was hired as the Deputy...

Notice of Public Hearing

Posted on April 29, 2019

The Port Orchard City Council will hold a public hearing during its regularly-scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall, to take testimony and comment on Emergency Interim Zoning Ordinance 015-19, which was adopted by the City Council on April 9, 2019.  This ordinance provides interim...

Washington State Department of Transportation SR166 Project

Posted on April 17, 2019

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will be working on Bethel Avenue and Mile Hill Road between the Bethel Avenue/Bay Street intersection, and Whittier Avenue, off Mile Hill Road. This project includes ADA compliance and paving. Expect daytime single lane closures when the ADA work begins, but there will always be at least one...

Public Notice: Washington Association of School Administrators First Responders Recognition

Posted on April 16, 2019

PORT ORCHARD, WA – Congratulations to Port Orchard Police Chief Marti and School Resource Officer Wofford who were recognized by the Washington Association of School Administrators for the exceptional job they do keeping our schools safe. (Left to right: South Kitsap School Superintendent Karst Brandsma, School Resource Officer Erik Wofford, Police Chief Geoff Marti, and...
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