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Brownfields are vacant and underutilized properties previously used for industrial or commercial activities that may have resulted in contamination from petroleum or hazardous substances, but can be cleaned up and reused.
Property owners, businesses and developers who cleanup and reuse brownfields provide benefits to themselves and their communities, including:
Grant funding can be used to inventory, assess, and conduct cleanup/reuse planning for priority sites.
Please use the searchable City Limits Map to find your property and determine if you are within City limits.
Please use the searchable Bremerton Council Districts map to find your property and determine what Council District you belong to.
Fun at the Playgrounds is a free recreation program for Bremerton youth. Held at 3 playground sites in Bremerton, it is a drop-by program that provides safe summer fun geared towards children ages 6 to 12.
Playground Program typically runs 5 weeks July - August from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. between Monday - Friday.
For park addresses and amenities, view the Playground Sites page.
We design our games and activities to be appropriate for children ages 6-12, but free lunch is provided for ALL children 18 and under.
The telephone number to the Bremerton Police Department is 360-473-5220. This number is answered Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. If reporting a non-emergency issue that requires filing a report, please call 911.
The Bremerton Police Department fingerprints for concealed pistol licenses, firearms dealer license and preemployment. If your request for fingerprinting is for immigration and naturalization, please contact that agency for a list of approved fingerprinting service providers.
The cost for fingerprinting is $10 per fingerprint card. Fingerprint cards will only be provided for concealed pistol licenses. Fingerprinting is done from 8 AM - 12 PM and 2 PM - 4 PM at the Police Department, which is located:
1025 Burwell St.
Bremerton, WA 98337
To be eligible to apply for a Washington State Concealed Pistol License (CPL) with the Bremerton Police Department, you must be at least 21 years of age, be a U.S. citizen, and reside within the city limits of Bremerton. If you do not meet these residency requirements you must apply in the city or county where you reside.
The fees for a CPL are:
Payment of fees is due when you turn in your application. The fees are nonrefundable if your application is denied. A CPL (if issued) is good for 5 years from the date of issuance.
Procedures for Renewing a Concealed Pistol License During Lobby Closure
Pot holes on City of Bremerton roadways may be reported to the Public Works and Utilities dispatch line, 360-473-5920, at any time. If calling after normal business hours please leave a message and provide the direction (east bound, west bound, etc.), address of location and the nearest cross street. Pot holes may also be reported using the Bremerton1 App.
Right-of-way permits are available at the Permit Counter, located in the Norm Dicks Building on the 6th floor. Permit counters are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To reach them by telephone, call 360-473-5006.
The Community Protection Act of 1990 only involves those offenders who have violated the criminal sexual conduct statutes, the kidnapping statutes, or other statutes with a finding of sexual motivation.
The Bremerton Police Department will release information on Level 3 registered sex offenders in the city limits of Bremerton in accordance with the Community Protection Act and related statutes. This information is not intended to create panic or alarm. The intent is to inform our citizens and to enhance community safety and awareness. These individuals have served the sentence imposed by the courts and in compliance with the Community Protection Act, have advised the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office that they will be living within the city limits of Bremerton.
All of the street lights downtown are serviced by Puget Sound Energy with the exception of the decorative street lights, which are maintained by the city. Responsibility of the remaining street lights is either Bremerton Public Works and Utilities or Puget Sound Energy. To report a street light outage contact Bremerton Public Works at 360-473-5920, or Puget Sound Energy (PSE) at 888-225-5773. It is very helpful if you are able to note the numbers located on the street light pole, as this is how we identify the pole location. If you do not see a number, please try to get a physical address with two cross streets.
The City of Bremerton is not trained to trim in the power lines. To report trees in power / telephone lines, contact Puget Sound Energy at 888-225-5773 or www.pse.com, or Centurylink at 877-837-5738 or www.centurylink.com.
You can pay utility bills in person at the Utility Billing office, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., located at: 345 6th Street, Suite 100, Bremerton, WA 98337-1891.
A drop box is available for payments made after normal business hours.
Other payment options include paying online, automatic withdrawal from your checking account and an automated phone service at 360-473-5316.
Under, "How would you like to pay" click on the drop-down box and choose EFT Check.
Yes, you will receive a confirmation email.
No, registration is not required for One Time Payments. However, by registering you'll be able to view prior history, set up automatic payments and store payment information, if desired.
Click on "Forgotten Password?" at the bottom of the login screen. You will need your account number and email address to retrieve your password. If you're unable to locate this information, you may call us and after verifying your identity, then we'll be able to assist.
You can pay with credit or debit card or you may issue an electronic check from your bank account (checking or savings).
After you submit your payment, you will see a payment confirmation screen. It will contain your payment confirmation message. It will show an approved number for credit cards or a processed number for electronic check. You will also receive a confirmation email after your transaction is submitted. The email will include your account number, invoice number, amount paid and confirmation message. If your electronic check does not pass through the bank, you will receive an email informing you of the rejected payment.
Yes, if partial payments are accepted, you may use one payment method for part of the transaction and another payment method for other parts of the transaction.
Simply login to your account and change any of your personal information under the My Profile tab. If you are unable to change some of your information, you may need to call us to change it for you.
AutoPay is a convenient option in which bills will be paid automatically each billing cycle on their due dates using your default credit card or bank account. This will avoid any late fees and free you from having to remember when to pay. Login to your account and click on AutoPay to enroll.
Yes, simply login to your account and click on AutoPay. Next select Edit, change the status to "No, I don't want AutoPay" and save. To modify, go into your profile and uncheck the AutoPay box you had previously checked when you elected to opt in.
Scheduled payments are individual payments that are scheduled for a specific date prior to the bill due date. The date of a scheduled payment can be changed as long as it is adjusted before the date scheduled.
AutoPay is an automated process which pays your balance in full each billing cycle on the due date. Scheduled payments are manually entered by you for the date you choose.
Pay by Text is a convenient way to pay your bill by text message. When signed up for Pay by Text, bill notifications will be sent by text message (this is in addition to email notifications) and you will then have the option to pay via text message with your default payment method by simply replying. You may enroll in Pay by Text when making an online payment or by accessing your account and selecting the Pay by Text option. A confirmation will be sent to complete your enrollment.
Account Linking means that you can link multiple accounts and view and pay all your open bills with a single transaction. When registering bills under the same email address, you are given the option to link the related accounts within the service.
Multiple first email notifications scheduled for the same day, including for different bill types, are grouped into one email rather than sent separately. Payment receipts are sent individually. Editing account information such as changing an email or password will go across all linked accounts, however, changing settings such as AutoPay or paperless is only for the accessed account.
InvoiceCloud uses the highest standards in Internet security. Account information displayed within the payment portal is truncated to protect confidential data. Any information retained is not shared with third parties.
For your convenience, a drop box is located near the flagpoles at the Norm Dicks Government Center: 345 6th Street, Bremerton, WA 98337-1891. Payments made in the drop box during the day or after-hours will be posted the following business day. The city will not be responsible for cash payments left in the drop box. Payment can also bed made over the phone through the automated service or through the website for a convenience fee 24/7. Call our automated phone service at 360-473-5316 and press "1" to pay with a credit/debit card or check. There is a $3.85 convenience fee for this option.
Utility bills may be withdrawn automatically from your checking account. Download the Automatic Payment Form (PDF) or contact the Utility Billing Office for more information, 360-473-5316.
If you think your billing is incorrect, or suspect that you may have a leak, please call our billing office for assistance at 360-473-5316. All disputes must be submitted in writing to the Utility Billing Office: 345 6th Street, Suite 100, Bremerton, WA 98337-1891.
Bills become delinquent if not paid by the due date and are subject to a past due fee of $3.00 and 1% of the balance. All delinquent billings should be paid at the Utility Billing Office, 345 6th Street, Suite 100, Bremerton, WA 98337-1891, to avoid interruption of service. For more information regarding making payment arrangements, please contact the billing office at 360-473-5316. If payment is not received or specific arrangements made to bring a delinquent account current, the account may incur additional service charges and may be processed for shut-off.
During business hours, please contact Utility Maintenance and Operations at 360-473-5920. For after-hour emergencies, please dial 911. An after-hours fee may apply if a service person is dispatched.
Call our automated phone service at 360-473-5316 and press "1" to pay with a credit/debit card or check. There is a $3.85 convenience fee for this option.
Billing made in the name of the tenant or occupant is for the convenience of the property owner. The property owner must authorize all billing information changes and a signature may be required for tenant changes. This does not relieve the owner of responsibility for payment should the tenant/occupant of the service address fail to pay for their charges. Collection of outstanding charges for vacated tenants is the responsibility of the owner. The owner of record will be mailed a duplicate delinquent notice should the account become past due. All charges remain against the property. Failure to pay may result in disconnection of service and/or a lien on the property.
Notification in writing is required upon transferring ownership of the property. Your account may contain charges for water, sewer or stormwater, depending on your service location. The utility account will continue to be billed for all minimum monthly charges until written notification is received of the sale and transfer of the property. Please complete the Owner Change Form (online or PDF) or the Tenant Change Form (online or PDF).
Your bill is due upon receipt and is considered past due if not received by the due date shown on the bill. Payments made after the date due may not appear on the next billing statement. You may make your payment online, in person or over the phone. Mail your payment in the return envelope provided and be sure to include the "Return" portion of the bill and include your account number on the check to ensure proper credit to your account. Payments may be made in person at the Utility Billing Office, 345 6th Street, Suite 100, Bremerton, Washington 98337-1891. Please pay by check or money order made payable to "City of Bremerton".