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News and Public Notices

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...

Public Notice: Annual Spring Spraying for Vegetation Control

Posted on April 29, 2019

Starting Monday, April 29th, the City of Port Orchard will be conducting citywide annual spring spraying for vegetation control. The products that will be applied to control vegetation and weeds include Crossbow, Element4, and Finale.  None of these products contain glycophosphate. This is expected to be completed by the end of the day on Friday,...

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...

Notice of a Quorum/Special Meeting – Community Service Day

Posted on April 22, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: City Clerk’s Office April 22, 2019 Notice of a Quorum/Special Meeting PORT ORCHARD, WA – Notice is hereby given that four or more members of the Port Orchard City Council may be attending the following event. This event and quorum is being noticed as per RCW 42.30.080 ‘Special Meetings’. EVENT:            Port...

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...

Public Notice: Special Events

Posted on April 10, 2019

Notice is hereby given that the below events are to take place within the City Limits of Port Orchard. This notice is required by POMC 5.96.050(3), to allow citizens to provide written comments regarding how allowing the special event will impact their property, business or quality of life. Written comments will be accepted until April...

Notice of a Quorum/Special Meeting – Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Meeting

Posted on April 9, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: City Clerk’s Office April 9, 2019 (360) 876-4407 Notice of a Quorum/Special Meeting PORT ORCHARD, WA – Notice is hereby given that three or more members of the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee will be attending the below meeting. This meeting and quorum is being noticed in accordance with RCW 42.30.080 ‘Special...

Port Orchard Community Service Day

Posted on April 3, 2019

Public Notice: Special Event Waterfront Parking Lot Closure

Posted on March 28, 2019

Notice is hereby given that the parking lot 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:           Port Orchard Farmer’s Market TYPE:              Vendor Fair DATE:             Saturdays, April 13th through October 12th, 2019 TIME:            ...

Next Phase of the Tremont Street Widening Project

Posted on March 28, 2019

The next phase of the Tremont Street Widening project is underway. Two-way traffic is moving down the center lane of Tremont Street between Port Orchard Boulevard and Pottery Avenue. At this time, traffic cannot turn left into Port Orchard Boulevard from Tremont Street. Tremont Street is closed between South Kitsap Boulevard and Pottery Avenue; however,...

Spring Clean Up

Posted on March 22, 2019

Below is the 2019 Spring Clean Up information. Please call 360-876-4991 should you have any questions.

Press Release: Police Chief Candidates

Posted on March 21, 2019

PRESS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Human Resources (360) 876-4407 March 21, 2019 City of Port Orchard Police Chief Candidates PORT ORCHARD, WA – In March 2019, the City of Port Orchard opened a recruitment process to hire a new Police Chief. 18 applications were received, and five candidates have been selected to be interviewed....
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