Contact Us

​In-Person Hours to Serve You

Monday - Friday, 9 am-Noon (Monday & Friday Limited Service*)

15-minute appointments with reviewers available to answer your questions. These reviewers include:

    • Building Code
    • Code Compliance
    • Fire Marshal
    • Land Use & Environmental
    • Stormwater
    • Making payments
    • Scheduling appointment
    • How do I apply for a permit?
    • Help uploading documents or managing an existing permit
    • Checking permit status

Appointments are prioritized over walk-ins. We encourage you to make an appointment to speak to a reviewer.

*Monday & Friday, 9 am-Noon - Limited Service

No reviewers will be available during these days. 

Limited Services Include:

  • Making payments
  • Scheduling appointments
  • How do I apply for a permit?
  • Help uploading documents or managing an existing permit
  • Checking permit status


Save Time 

by scheduling a 15-minute meeting with the expert you need.

Need more than 15 minutes? Learn more about all meeting options.

Live Chat (Online) 

A pop-up window will appear in the bottom right corner of this page during available hours, allowing you to ask staff your questions.

Monday-Thursday, 9 am-Noon
Building, Land Use, and Permit Technicians

24/7 Online Tools to Serve You

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Online Scheduling

Access the scheduling application anytime to make your 15-minute appointment to meet with a staff member, virtually or in person.

You can also review your meeting options and read more about what each staff member covers, ensuring you meet with the correct person.
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Permit Application Portal
    • Apply for a new permit, 
    • Continue an unfinished permit, or 
    • Request a paid meeting with staff.
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Online Permit Center

After completing your application, visit the Online Permit Center to manage your permit.
    • Pay for your permit, 
    • Issue your permit, and 
    • Schedule inspections, and
    • See inspection status.
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Where is my Permit in Line?
    • Interactive dashboard
    • Permit timeframes
    • Permit statistics

 Visit Us

Department of Community Development
619 Division St., 2nd Floor
Port Orchard, WA 98366

Lobby Hours
Monday - Friday, 9 am-Noon*

*See Details Above for Staff Availability 

Contact Us

Please include your project name and permit number, if applicable, in the subject line of your email.

General Inquiries

Mailing Address


Check Your Permit Status

Please have your permit number ready.

About Us

(​360) 337-5777

619 Division St. MS-36
Port Orchard, WA 98366

Online Permit Center
Where's My Permit In Line? 
or call (360) 337-5777

Learn more about who we are and what we do here at Community Development.