1. Come join the fun, Saturday, December 2, 2023, for the Festival of Chimes and Lights event happening downtown Port Orchard at the Boat Launch. For road closures and details of the event click here!
  2. Police Department is not able to accept faxes at this time. Please email the PD at police@portorchardwa.gov. In addition, the police department is closed for all in-person business. During the remodel of our space, staff will be available during normal business hours by phone and/or email. For emergency assistance, please call 911.

Public Records Requests

In accordance with the Washington State Public Records Act, RCW 42.56, the City of Port Orchard allows for the inspection or copies of records unless specifically exempted by law. Once a request has been submitted, the City of Port Orchard may contact the requestor for clarification of the request or to coordinate delivery of the records.

City records, including ordinances, resolutions, Council and advisory meeting packets and agendas, and permit applications are available online on our Documents page.

City of Port Orchard Public Records Officer

Brandy Wallace, PRO, City Clerk
City of Port Orchard
216 Prospect Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366

Public Records Request Policies and Procedures

View the City of Port Orchard's Public Records Request Policies and Procedures.

View the City of Port Orchard's Policy for the Processing of Body Worn Camera Video.

Municipal Court Public Records

To request records from the Port Orchard Municipal Court you may:

  • Request in person at 216 Prospect Street, 3rd Floor, Port Orchard, WA 98366
  • Request over the telephone at (360) 876-1701
  • Request by fax at (360) 895-3071
  • Request by email at court@portorchardwa.gov

Please note that The Public Records Act does not apply to judicial records. See City of Federal Way v. Koenig, 167 Wn.2d 341, 217 P.3d 1172 (2009) and Nast v. Michels, 106 wn.2d 300, 307 (1986). Court records are governed by the Administrative Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction (ARLJ), Section 9.

Fee Schedule

Record Type Cost
Printed (paper) copies (standard 8 1/2 x 11) $0.15 per page
Scanned copies $0.10 per page
Electronic files and/or electronic attachments $0.05 per each 4 files
Body Worn Camera redacting, altering, distorting, pixelating, and suppressing recordings $60 per hour (prorated at $1 per minute)
Transmission of records via electronic format $0.10 per 1GB
Digital media storage Actual costs
Mailing costs Actual costs


Submitting a Public Records Request

For all other requests not including Port Orchard Municipal Court records, please log in to the City's Public Records Request Portal at the below link:


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