Kitsap County Code Updates

Kitsap County Code Updates

The Kitsap County Code update process is designed to ensure interested parties can stay informed.  The Department of Community Development accepts ideas from interested parties for updates to Kitsap County Code at any time.  Ideas are cataloged and will be assessed on an annual basis.  The Department works with the Board of County Commissioners to select which ideas move forward as code update projects.




Department of Community Development
Planning and Environmental Programs

(360) 337-5777 (Kitsap 1)


614 Division Street - MS36
Port Orchard, WA 98366


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Comprehensive Plan

The 20-Year Vision for unincorporated Kitsap County and how that vision will be achieved. 
See the current adopted plan, current amendments in process and archived plans.

Code and Director's Code Interpretations

​Links to the complete Kitsap County Code,  and Director's interpretations of the code.

Community Maps and GIS Data

Home for all the planning and regulatory maps for Community Development.

Subarea and Community Plans

Subarea plans are a type of long-range planning for a limited geographic area within a community.  Here you will find Subarea plans, Limited Areas of More Intense Rural Development, and Community Plans.

Buildable Land Program and Land Capacity Analysis

The Buildable Lands Report is a "look back' to review consistency between actual and planned densities.  It answers if development is occurring as envisioned by the Comprehensive Plan and if there is sufficient land supply for population and employment growths.