1. City Council and Advisory Committee meetings will be held remotely through Zoom. Link and Meeting ID will be posted to each agenda. Click HERE to visit Council and Advisory page.
  2. For information regarding COVID-19, please visit the Kitsap Public Health District website at https://kitsappublichealth.org/CommunityHealth/CoronaVirus.php

Public Records Requests

In accordance with the Washington State Public Records Act, RCW 42.56, the City of Port Orchard allows for the inspection or copies of records unless specifically exempted by law. Once a request has been submitted, the City of Port Orchard may contact the requestor for clarification of the request or to coordinate delivery of the records.

City records, including ordinances, resolutions, Council and advisory meeting packets and agendas, and permit applications are available online on our Documents page.

Municipal Court Public Records

To request records from the Port Orchard Municipal Court you may:

  • Request in person at 216 Prospect Street, 3rd Floor, Port Orchard, WA 98366
  • Request over the telephone at (360) 876-1701
  • Request by fax at (360) 895-3071
  • Request by email at [email protected]

Please note that The Public Records Act does not apply to judicial records. See City of Federal Way v. Koenig, 167 Wn.2d 341, 217 P.3d 1172 (2009) and Nast v. Michels, 106 wn.2d 300, 307 (1986). Court records are governed by the Administrative Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction (ARLJ), Section 9.


City of Port Orchard Public Records Officer

Brandy Rinearson, PRO, City Clerk
City of Port Orchard
216 Prospect Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-876-4407
[email protected]

Public Records Request Policies and Procedures

View the City of Port Orchard's Public Records Request Policies and Procedures.

Fee Schedule

Record TypeCost
Printed (paper) copies (standard 8 1/2 x 11)$0.15 per page
Scanned copies$0.10 per page
Electronic files and/or electronic attachments$0.05 per each 4 files
Transmission of records via electronic format$0.10 per 1GB
Digital media storageActual costs
Mailing costsActual costs

Submitting a Public Records Request

For all other requests not including Port Orchard Municipal Court records, please log in to the City's Public Records Request Portal at the below link:

PUBLIC RECORDS CENTER

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