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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 Council now intends to adopt these regulations in a permanent ordinance, and will hold a public hearing to take testimony and comment during its regularly-scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

The proposed permanent ordinance can be viewed online at:

Proposed Permanent Ordinance

or at the front counter of the Department of Community Development at 720 Prospect Street, Port Orchard.

Any person or public agency expressing an interest is invited to attend the public hearing and/or submit written comments to the Department of Community Development on or before 4:00 PM, June 25, 2019. For further information, contact the Department of Community Development, City of Port Orchard, (360) 874-5533 or [email protected]

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