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.

Use of City Streets and/or Highways

CITY PROPERTY/STREETS (Right-of-way): Port Orchard Municipal Code 5.94.020(7) states Right-of-way (ROW)” means any road, public parking lot, city street, highway, boulevard or place in the city open as a matter of right to public travel and shall include arterials, neighborhood streets, alleys, bicycle paths and pedestrian ways; including streets or portions thereof which are designated as portions of the state highway system.”

STATE HIGHWAY CLOSURES: the sponsoring organization must submit the application to the city at least 120 calendar days before the event date. Upon city approval of the event, the sponsoring organization shall seek permission from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) by completing an online application. Once permission is granted from WSDOT, a copy of the Letter of Acknowledgment or an Agreement will need to be provided to the city 45 days prior to the event. WSDOT’s online application is located at: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/contact/events/special-events

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