Community Development


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.

We work with all members of the community to make Bremerton a place of social, economic, and physical health by providing collaborative planning processes and responsive development services to achieve our community's desired future.
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