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Waste Management 2021 Rebate Adjustment

Posted on September 21, 2021

Waste Management filed the annual commodity rebate adjustment with the WUTC for our service area. The adjustment will change the residential rebate from a $0.20 charge to $-1.78 credit per month and the multi-family rebate from a $0.03 charge to a $-0.87 credit per month.  If approved, the rebate adjustment will become effective November 1,...

Hydrant Flushing

Posted on September 15, 2021

As part of normal system maintenance, it is necessary to periodically flush a water system by flowing water at a high velocity.  Corrosion and low flows in pipelines can reduce water quality in the City’s system, making it necessary to periodically perform system flushing from fire hydrants and other outlets.  The fire hydrants for the...

Notice of Application-Project Name: McCormick North Phase III Division 3 & 4

Posted on September 15, 2021

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 – File Name: Tucalupesi Rezone, File Number: LU21-REZONE-01

Posted on August 27, 2021

This is a public notice that the City of Port Orchard will conduct a public hearing before the City’s Hearing Examiner on September 9, 2021 at 10:00AM on the following project: File Name: Tucalupesi Rezone, File Number: LU21-REZONE-01, Application Type: Site-Specific Rezone (Type IV), Applicant: Todd Krause, Tucalupasi Real Estate, LLC, 512 S Lake Street,...
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Online Services for City Business

Posted on August 24, 2021

The City of Port Orchard Encourages Citizens to Utilize Online Services for City Business FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2021 PORT ORCHARD, WA – Due to the escalating COVID situation, we are operating with reduced staffing levels.  Staff is available to answer telephone calls and respond to emails, but you may likely experience longer response times...

Notice of Application: Riverstone Plat

Posted on August 13, 2021

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...

August 2021 City Council Meetings

Posted on August 12, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: City Hall (360) 876-4407 August 12, 2021 PORT ORCHARD, WA – As a reminder, the City Council will not be meeting on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, pursuant to Resolution No. 069-20. The last meeting in August is scheduled for Tuesday, August 17th, and the next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 14th....

Public Notice of a Special Event Street(s) and/or Parking Lot(s) Closure

Posted on August 11, 2021

PORT ORCHARD, WA – Notice is hereby given that a special event is planning to take place within the City limits of Port Orchard causing closing of street(s) and/or parking lot(s) due to the event. Please find alternative driving routes, as heavy traffic congestion may occur during the event. This notice is required by POMC...

Public Notice of a Special Event Street Closure

Posted on August 5, 2021

PORT ORCHARD, WA – Notice is hereby given that a special event is to take place within the City Limits of Port Orchard and streets are being closed due to the event. Please find alternative driving routes, as heavy traffic congestion may occur during the event. This notice is required by POMC 5.94.050(3), to allow...

Notice of Application: Payseno Apartments Ph 2

Posted on August 4, 2021

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: KFC Site Development

Posted on July 30, 2021

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...

Reduced Operating Hours of the McCormick Village Park Splash Pad

Posted on July 28, 2021

In response to the continued high summer temperatures and lack of significant rainfall, in an effort to conserve water, the operational hours for the McCormick Village Park Splash Pad, located at 3201 SW Old Clifton Road, are now reduced to Saturday’s only, from 10AM to 6PM, for the remainder of the 2021 season.  The McCormick...

Port Orchard City Council and Advisory Meetings to be Held Remotely

Posted on July 27, 2021

Due to the surging cases of coronavirus in our area, and the recommendation from the Kitsap Public Health District and the CDC to mask up in any indoor spaces where the vaccination status of others cannot be verified, starting Tuesday, July 27, 2021, City Council and Advisory Committee meetings will go back to meeting remotely,...

Gorst SR 3/SR 16 Corridor Project

Posted on July 27, 2021

Please Save the Date For the Official Launch of the GORST COALITION! Join Congressman Kilmer and fellow community, business, and elected leaders to celebrate the effort to fix the Gorst Corridor. Event Details: August 12th, 2021 4:00pm Peninsula Subaru on SR 3 in Gorst 3888 State Highway 16 W, Bremerton, WA 98312 (Food and beverages...

Road Closure of Glenwood Road SW

Posted on July 13, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2021 PORT ORCHARD, WA – Please be advised Glenwood Road SW (also known as ‘little Glenwood’) is estimated to be closed to thru traffic with local access only until August 6, 2021, due to culvert and water main installation and restoration. Please direct any questions to Public Works at 360-876-4991.

Water Use Efficiency

Posted on July 12, 2021

Water System Name City of Port Orchard & McCormick Woods Water ID Number 68900 & 40529 County Kitsap Contact Name Jackie Brown Phone Number with Area Code 360-876-4991 Date and Time of Public Forum July 27, 2021, 6:30pm Location of Public Forum: Street Address 216 Prospect Street Location-City, State and Zip Code Port Orchard, WA...
Mayor Rob Putaansuu

Port Orchard Mayor Putaansuu elected secretary of Association of Washington Cities

Posted on July 12, 2021

The Association of Washington Cities (AWC) announced that Port Orchard Mayor Rob Putaansuu was recently elected AWC secretary. The secretary serves on the association’s Board of Directors and executive committee and is in line to become president. “It is an honor to be elected as secretary to the AWC board. I look forward to being...

Closures and Detours of City Streets Due to Utility and Street Repairs

Posted on July 8, 2021

The City will be closing certain streets due to utility and street repairs.  The work is estimated to be completed in phases with the first phase beginning Monday July 12, 2021. Street closures and detours will impact Sidney Avenue from Division Street to Prospect Street, Dekalb Street, and Harrison Avenue. Local access will be maintained....

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

Posted on July 6, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: City Clerk’s Office July 6, 2021 (360) 876-4407 Notice of a Quorum/Special Meeting PORT ORCHARD, WA – Notice is hereby given that four or more members of the Port Orchard City Council will be attending the below meeting. This meeting and quorum is being noticed in accordance with RCW 42.30.080 ‘Special...

Notice of Application: Tucalupesi Rezone, File Number: LU21-REZONE-01

Posted on July 6, 2021

NOTICE OF APPLICATION with OPTIONAL SEPA DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (DNS) NOTICE OF APPLICATION 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...

Kitsap Eviction Prevention Assistance (KEPA)

Posted on July 1, 2021

  The KEPA Stats section is located on the Kitsap County website at (www.kcowa.us/kepa ) that helps communicate to the public about the impact of this program.    

Notice of Application: Windward Estates Preliminary Plat

Posted on July 1, 2021

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...
Mayor Rob Putaansuu

Racism cannot be tolerated in our community

Posted on June 25, 2021

As your elected Mayor, I acknowledge the unfortunate fact that racism and inequity exists in our community.  The City Council, our management team, and I all take seriously the responsibility to foster anti-racism and directly address racism and inequity in our policies and practices.  We support changes that eliminate systemic racism, inequity, and other disparities...

Puget Sound Energy: COVID Bill Assistance Program

Posted on June 3, 2021

We all know it has been a tough year, and Puget Sound Energy recognizes that for many families, the financial struggles associated with COVID-19 are not by any means over. So, Puget Sound Energy created the COVID Bill Assistance Program to help customers pay their energy bills. Qualified PSE customers can get up to $2,500...

NOA: Bridge View Trail Apartments

Posted on June 2, 2021

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...

Notice of Public Hearing: Lighting Retrofit Project at Etta Turner Park & Bay Street Pedestrian Path

Posted on May 31, 2021

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING File Name: Lighting Retrofit Project at Etta Turner Park & Bay Street Pedestrian Path File Number: LU21-SH SDP-01 Application Type: Shoreline Substantial Development Permit Applicant: City of Port Orchard, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard WA 98366 Date of Application: February 4, 2021, Date of Complete Application: March...

Puget Sound Energy Survey on Clean Energy Future

Posted on May 20, 2021

Earlier this year, PSE announced its aspirational goal of becoming a Beyond Net Zero Carbon energy company by 2045. There are different components that will help us get there, including the state’s Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA), a groundbreaking law that sets clean energy targets for our electric supply. We’re now developing a new clean...

Long Range Plans and Projects Email Distribution List

Posted on May 3, 2021

Long Range Plans and Projects Email Distribution List FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2021 PORT ORCHARD, WA – The City’s Community Development Department is creating an email list to keep interested persons informed about public document releases, meetings, and hearings (including remote Zoom teleconferences) for the City’s long-range planning and project activities. Examples of these...

Notice of Application: McCormick Woods North Phase III

Posted on April 20, 2021

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD NOTICE OF APPLICATION 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...

The City Moves Forward with Pedestrian Pathway Right-of-Way Acquisition Phase

Posted on April 16, 2021

City of Port Orchard Moves Forward with Pedestrian Pathway Right-of-Way Acquisition Phase FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (April 16, 2021) — The Port Orchard City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve supplemental funding and re-engage Tierra Right of Way Services, Ltd., to complete right of way acquisitions for the Bay Street Pedestrian Path....

Notice of Application: Drive Thru Coffee Shop

Posted on April 8, 2021

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...
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WSDA COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Grants

Posted on April 6, 2021

WSDA COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Grants FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2021 PORT ORCHARD, WA – The Washington State Department of Agriculture Relief and Recovery grants are available thanks to a partnership with the Washington State Department of Commerce.  Grants are available for small businesses in four sectors: Shellfish growers Farmers market organizations Agritourism farms Small...

NOA with Optional SEPA Determination of Nonsignificance

Posted on March 24, 2021

PROJECT: Lighting Retrofit Project at Etta Turner Park & Bay Street Pedestrian Path (LU21-SH SDP-01) LOCATION: Right-of-way abutting parcel number 252401-2-001-2003, commonly known as Etta Turner Park and surrounding Bay Street Pedestrian Path (BSPP) Segments 3, 4, and 5. PERMIT APPLICATIONS: Shoreline Substantial Development Permit DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: Replacement and upgrade of existing electrical conduit/wiring...

Notice of Application: The Ridge at Stetson Heights Preliminary Plat

Posted on March 8, 2021

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD NOTICE OF APPLICATION 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...

Notice of Application: Plisko Lane Apartments

Posted on February 25, 2021

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...

Temporary Traffic Revision on Sidney Avenue

Posted on February 22, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2021 PORT ORCHARD, WA – This week, the City of Port Orchard will be implementing temporary traffic control measures on Sidney Avenue between Kitsap Street and Dekalb Street. There is settling of the concrete street and the northbound traffic lane is being shifted. Please note that no parking is being implemented on the...

Old Clifton Road Roundabout, Campus Parkway

Posted on February 19, 2021

Work to Begin on Roundabout on Old Clifton Road in the City of Port Orchard   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Public Works (360) 876-4991   PORT ORCHARD, WA – (February 19, 2021) – McCormick Communities is commencing construction in February on a new street, Campus Pkwy, and associated round about intersection improvements on Old Clifton Road...

Notice of Public Hearing: McCormick Communities

Posted on January 21, 2021

McCormick Communities Development Agreement for Transportation Improvements In accordance with the Governor’s “Stay Home-Stay Safe” Order, the City Council is conducting this public hearing remotely. This meeting can be attended via Zoom at the following web address on February 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85812030839 Meeting ID: 858 1203 0839 One tap...
Mayor Rob Putaansuu

Message from Mayor Rob Putaansuu

Posted on January 19, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has had an adverse impact on everyone. There is no getting around it. Our local business community has been hard hit and they’re in absolute survival mode.  Restaurants, bowling alleys and movie theaters, have faced devastating restrictions and are challenged to just survive.  Against nearly impossible odds they adjust and continue to...

Notice of Application: McCormick West Water Main Extension

Posted on January 7, 2021

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...
Bethel and Lincoln roundabout site plan

City of Port Orchard Awarded Federal Funds to Improve Road Safety

Posted on January 5, 2021

City of Port Orchard Awarded Federal Funds to Improve Road Safety WSDOT Program Commits $1.5 million to Bethel and Lincoln Roundabout Project PORT ORCHARD, WA – (January 5, 2021) – City of Port Orchard officials in late December received confirmation from the Washington State Department of Transportation of a $1.5 million award for the construction of...

Notice of Application: Harold Dr Triplex Site Development

Posted on December 29, 2020

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...

City Selects Site for South Kitsap Community Events Center

Posted on December 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2020 PORT ORCHARD, WA – The South Kitsap Community Events Center (SKCEC), a project in the works for over two years, has reached another milestone with the selection of a site for the planned 24,000-square-foot facility.   The process that included the community and stakeholders has selected the current Kitsap Bank...

Working Washington Small Biz Grants: Round 3

Posted on December 2, 2020

Do you own a restaurant, bar, fitness center, bowling alley or event venue? If so, get ready to apply for $20K tomorrow for the Working WA 3 grant. Click here for more information and to apply: http://startup.choosewashingtonstate.com/working-washington-round-3/       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Western Washington University - [email protected] December 2, 2020   PORT ORCHARD,...

NOA: Project Name: McCormick North Ph III Div 2

Posted on November 2, 2020

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...

Public Notification – Level III Sex Offender

Posted on October 15, 2020

  Public Notification – Level III Sex Offender Port Orchard, WA. – October 15th, 2020 The Port Orchard Police Department (P.O.P.D.) is releasing the following information pursuant to RCW 4.24.550 and the Washington State Supreme Court decision in State v. Ward, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offenders release...

Pathway Project Moves One Step Closer to Fruition

Posted on October 6, 2020

City Completes Environmental Re-Evaluation Process and Resumes Right-of-Way Phase   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Public Works October 6, 2020 (360) 876-4991 PORT ORCHARD, WA – The City of Port Orchard has completed a nearly year-long comprehensive federal and state environmental re-evaluation  process related to the Bay Street Pedestrian Pathway Project – a project that has...

City of Port Orchard Extends CARES Rental Relief Grants to More Small Businesses

Posted on September 11, 2020

City delivers rental relief checks to 20 local businesses, opens up new funding window beginning Sept. 16 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mayor’s Office September 11, 2020 (360) 876-4407   PORT ORCHARD, WA – City of Port Orchard officials this month have delivered nearly $100,000 is rental relief checks for more than 20 local businesses made...

NOA: Broz Commercial Building

Posted on September 8, 2020

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...

Rental Relief Grants to Small Businesses

Posted on September 1, 2020

City of Port Orchard Provides Rental Relief Grants to Small Businesses FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mayor’s Office Sept. 1, 2020 (360) 876-4407 PORT ORCHARD, WA (Sept. 1, 2020) — The City of Port Orchard has approved and funded twelve Port Orchard Cares rent relief grants to assist local small businesses. The City of Port Orchard...

NOA: Bay Street Apartments and Restaurant

Posted on August 21, 2020

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...

Public Hearing: Development Agreements

Posted on August 14, 2020

AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 20.26 POMC – DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENTS On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 6:00 pm, the Port Orchard Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on proposed revisions to the City’s code requirements for development agreements in POMC 20.26 (Permitting and Development Approval – Development Agreements). The City proposes to clarify requirements, provide more...

NOA: McCormick Parcel A Civil Improvements

Posted on August 13, 2020

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...

NOA: McCormick Campus Roundabout

Posted on August 4, 2020

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...

SR 166 Pre-Design Study

Posted on July 22, 2020

SR 166/Bethel Avenue/Maple Avenue Pre-Design Study FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Washington State Department of Transportation July 22, 2020 PORT ORCHARD, WA – The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has completed the SR 166 Pre-Design Study Report and it is now available for review on their website. To review the report and see more information on...

NOA: McCormick Woods Parcel A Site Development

Posted on July 3, 2020

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...

Mayor’s George Floyd Message

Posted on June 10, 2020

I am heartbroken that George Floyd and too many others have senselessly lost their lives.  Black Lives Matter. I strive for Port Orchard to be a community where all are welcome and safe. Right now, across the country, black Americans are crying out for love and support. I support the rally against racism, and the...

To the Community of Port Orchard

Posted on June 8, 2020

        June 8th, 2020   To the Community of Port Orchard, The Port Orchard Police Department and our city leaders sincerely thank you for working closely with us as you organized and assembled a protest event over the weekend. It was a proud moment when nearly 200 citizens peacefully expressed their First...

Notice of Application: Payseno Apartments Offsite Improvements, PW20-020 and PW20-021

Posted on June 5, 2020

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...

City of Port Orchard Continues Services Aligned with Governor’s Phased Plan

Posted on May 12, 2020

City of Port Orchard Continues Services Aligned with Governor’s Phased Plan Posted on May 12, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mayor’s Office May 12, 2020 (360) 876-4407 PORT ORCHARD, WA – Port Orchard city officials today confirmed that while our lobby remains closed due to Governor’s “Stay at Home” order, services continue through virtual channels. City...

Notice of Application: Stetson Heights Offsite Improvements

Posted on May 1, 2020

Notice of Application 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...

City Funds New Affordable Housing Program through Kitsap Community Resources

Posted on April 29, 2020

Posted on April 29, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mayor’s Office April 29, 2020 (360) 876-4407   PORT ORCHARD, WA – The City of Port Orchard city council this week activated a new funding program to support affordable housing in the community. The program is designed to ensure more residents have a safe  place to live...

Notice of Application: Overlook Apartments Phase II, File Number: PW20-013 and PW20-014

Posted on April 22, 2020

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application – Overlook Apartments Phase II – PW20-013 and PW20-014

Posted on April 10, 2020

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD Notice of Application 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...

EPA encourages Americans to only flush toilet paper

Posted on April 1, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE EPA encourages Americans to only flush toilet paper  PORT ORCHARD, WA – Please see the below information sent to the City of Port Orchard from the EPA: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging all Americans to only flush toilet paper, not disinfecting wipes or other non-flushable items that should be...

Communication between public agencies in times of crisis

Posted on March 25, 2020

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2020 Communication between public agencies in times of crisis   PORT ORCHARD, WA – In times of crisis such as the outbreak of COVID-19, it is critically important for public agencies to communicate regularly and ensure that essential public services continue uninterrupted. Kitsap County Commissioners and the cities...

Proclamation & Issuance of Emergency Rule: Temporary Suspension of Chapter 6.20 POMC Single-Use Plastic Bag Reduction

Posted on March 24, 2020

  Click Here to See Proclamation Suspending Plastic Bag Ban - Extension

Emergency Administrative Order Regarding Port Orchard Municipal Court

Posted on March 16, 2020

Emergency Administrative Order Regarding Port Orchard Municipal Court Please read the Emergency Order regarding most upcoming court dates for Port Orchard Municipal Court Court Policy Regarding Illness If you are sick or experiencing flu-like symptoms such as a cough, fever, or other respiratory problems, please do not come into the Port Orchard City Building.  If...

City of Port Orchard Preventative Measures

Posted on March 13, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the COVID-19 virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person: Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Based on the information available to the City of Port...

COVID-19 Fact Sheet and Video

Posted on March 9, 2020

PORT ORCHARD, WA –Please see the below Fact Sheet regarding COVID-19. Additionally, Kitsap County, Kitsap Public Health District and Bremerton Kitsap Access collaborated to produce a short informational public service announcement. It offers prevention measures, answers some frequently asked questions. To view the video please click the following link: https://vimeo.com/396059087 ###

Notice of Logging Activity Near the Glenwood Fire Station

Posted on March 6, 2020

PORT ORCHARD, WA – Commercial logging activity is to commence on property near the Glenwood Fire Station in the next few weeks, under a Class 3 Forest Practices Permit which was issued by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The City of Port Orchard cannot prevent DNR from issuing this type of permit,...

2020 City Comprehensive Plan Amendments

Posted on February 27, 2020

To view the 2020 Comprehensive Plan Amendments visit: https://www.cityofportorchard.us/2020-city-comp-plan-amendments/

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) 4th Quarter Report

Posted on January 28, 2020

Click here to download the KEDA 4th Quarter 2019 Economic Development Report for the City of Port Orchard (PDF).

SW Sedgwick Road and SW Glenwood Road Speed Limit Change

Posted on November 1, 2019

PORT ORCHARD, WA – Please be aware that the speed limit on SW Sedgwick Road and SW Glenwood Road from Sidney Road SW to the western City of Port Orchard/Kitsap County line has been reduced from 40 mph to 35 mph. For more information please visit our website at https://www.cityofportorchard.us/city-of-port-orchard-speed-limit-changes/

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 – 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)...

DNS: 6-Year Transportation Improvement Program

Posted on November 26, 2018

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE (DNS) DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: The City of Port Orchard has updated its 6-Year Transportation Improvement Program to the 2019-2024 planning horizon. PROPONENT: City of Port Orchard Public Works Department LOCATION OF PROPOSAL: N/A (non-project action) LEAD AGENCY: City of Port Orchard SEPA OFFICIAL: Nicholas Bond, Development Director City...

Public Notice: Yellowbook Phone Book Opt-Out and Recycling Options

Posted on November 8, 2018

Did you know that you can opt-out, or recycle your used Yellowbook phone directory? The City of Port Orchard has been contacted by hibu, publisher of Yellowbook, regarding recycling and opt-out options for citizens. Learn more at www.yellowpagesoptout.com for recycling and opt-out options.

Public Notice Well No. 13

Posted on October 26, 2018

City of Port Orchard, Thomas Hunter, 216 Prospect St Port Orchard, WA 98366-5326, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit. The proposed project, Well No. 13 Site, is located at 4940 Bethel Rd SE in Port Orchard in Kitsap county. This project involves...

Notice of Application: Port Orchard Chevron

Posted on October 3, 2018

Notice of Application 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. Please be aware there are deadlines for comments and appeal; if you do not adhere...

Press Release: Bethel Road and Sedgwick Road Corridor Plan

Posted on August 10, 2018

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nick Bond, DCD Director August 10, 2018 (360) 876-5533   Release of Draft Public Review Plan and Public Hearing: Bethel Road and Sedgwick Road Corridor Plan   PORT ORCHARD, WA – The City has released the draft Bethel Road and Sedgwick Road Corridor Plan for public review. Bethel Road...

Walk for Wellness

Posted on May 4, 2018

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