The City of Bremerton has an ordinance against outdoor feeding of wild animals or domestic animals as to cause an unreasonable disturbance or accumulation of droppings in surrounding areas. A more specific ordinance does not allow the feeding of raccoons. BMC 7.15.010(r).
Feeding or Keeping Wild Animals
The City Contracts with the Kitsap Humane Society's Rescue & Enforcement
to investigate the feeding or keeping of wild animals, however, they do not remove or pick up wild animals. Call 911 to report a problem or file a complaint of feeding. Enforcement Officers are dispatched by CenCom 911. To file a report online, please complete the Wildlife Report Submission Form
Injured or Orphaned Wild Animals
Please direct all inquires regarding injured or orphaned wild animals to West Sound Wildlife Center
, 7501 NE Dolphin Drive, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110; 206-855-9057 (Wildlife Hospital & Hotline).
Education and Trapping of Wild Animals
Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
is a great resource for dealing with wildlife in your neighborhood. You may also contact the WDFW Wildlife Conflict Program at 360-902-2515 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The City contracts with USDA to trap raccoons causing public safety and health concerns. To report concerns please use the Wildlife Report Submission Form
or contact 360-473-5323 or City.Clerk@ci.bremerton.wa.us
Dead Wildlife on Public Property or Right-of-Ways
Please contact the City of Bremerton Public Works & Utilities Customer Service Response at 360-473-5920 or Bremerton1@ci.bremerton.wa.us
to report dead wildlife.