The Growth Management Act from Washington State dictates where the growth within the state is supposed to take place. The state pushes the requirements down to the counties and they pass them on to the Cities.
Zoning in Port Orchard has been designed to maximize the density of the land available. The City plans for infrastructure needs for new developments. Transportation improvements has made South Kitsap a great living alternative to the east side of Puget Sound. New growth is instrumental to the economic development of our town and county.
Port Orchard is slated to receive the majority of the growth in South Kitsap. Here are recent building permit report from the City of Port Orchard.