City asks residents to use online services

City of Port Orchard staffing is reduced due to COVID

  • Wednesday, September 1, 2021 1:19pm
  • News

PORT ORCHARD — The City of Port Orchard is advising residents that due to escalating COVID-19 numbers, many of its departments are operating with reduced staffing levels.

Because of the staffing shortage, officials are encouraging those needing to transact business with city departments to use online services, email or the telephone instead of visiting City Hall in person. If a personal visit is essential, officials said that a mask is required at any city facility.

Here is a list of city departments and contact information:

Utility billing payments:


360-876-5139 or city webpage: cityofportorchard.us

• Drop off payment in the drop box at 216 Prospect St., Port Orchard, located to the right of the main doors.

• Pay online at cityofportorchard.us with a credit or debit card. There is no fee to pay online.

• Pay by phone by calling the Finance Department at 360-876-5139 during the business hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

• Pay by mail: City of Port Orchard, 216 Prospect St., Port Orchard, WA 98366

• Automatic withdrawal: Have your payment deducted from your bank account bi-monthly. To receive an application, call the Finance Department at 360-876-5139.

Municipal Court:



Clerk’s Department or Mayor’s office:


360-876-4407 or city webpage

Public Works/Parks & Recreation:


360-876-4991 or city webpage

Scheduling permit inspections:


360-874-5533 or city webpage

Police Department:


360-876-1700 or city webpage

Visit the website at kitsap911.org/online-incident-report/ to complete an online incident report.

Community Development Department:


360-874-5533 or city webpage

Building Department:


360-874-5533 or city webpage

Engineering Department:


360-876-4991 or city webpge

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