COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information
Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 - DUE TO COVID-19, the Department of Community Development will not be physically open to the public, but DCD’s staff will be available through phone and emails. DCD is still accepting, reviewing and issuing permits and are conducting inspections for essential businesses.
All permit applications and payments can be applied for online, and please visit the following website for instructions on how to set up an account to apply, and how to apply online: www.BremertonWA.gov/307/Online-Permitting-Inspection. Need assistance? Please call the main line at 360-473-5275 or email DCDPermits@ci.bremerton.wa.us.
To obtain a Tax & License information, please visit: www.BremertonWA.gov/419/Tax-License-Division.
At this time, the City will be accepting and reviewing Special Event Applications if they are in compliance with the County’s status under the State COVID-19 phased reopening plan. To obtain information on Special Events, please visit the Special Events webpage.
The City of Bremerton is exploring annexation of unincorporated (Kitsap County) lands within several Urban Growth Areas near city limits.
View, download, and print a variety of documents pertaining to Community Development.
Learn about revitalization efforts of vacant and underutilized properties throughout Bremerton.
The Code Enforcement Division of the City of Bremerton Community Development enforces several chapters of the Bremerton Municipal Code relating to unsafe structures or conditions, land use, garbage, junk or hulk vehicles, nuisance vegetation, public nuisances, and graffiti.
Read through the complete Comprehensive Plan.
Find information on on the Community Development Block Grant.
Save money through tax exemptions on multi-family properties.
Look up information on legal notices for permits.
Review information regarding the Shoreline Master Program.
View information on Bay Vista, Downtown, East Park, Gorst Watershed, Manette, and SKIA.
Obtain a special events permit, regulatory license, and view tax information.
View a map of zoning information for the City of Bremerton.