Welcome to the City of Port Townsend

Development Services and Planning

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has revised select maps that identify flood hazard zones within Jefferson County, including areas within the City limits of Port Townsend.

Details Here

Preliminary FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Port Townsend:
(Downloads PDF)

Inspection Line: (360)385-2294
250 Madison Street Ste. 3,
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Business Hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday
Permit Submittal Hours: 8:00am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday

The Development Services Department focuses on reviewing and issuing permits and approvals for new construction and renovation, demolition, land disturbing activities, permitted and conditional land uses and infrastructure construction.

The Planning Department focuses on long-range issues associated with the development and implementation of the City's Comprehensive Plan.