Planning & Economic Development
Poulsbo's Planning and Economic Development Department staff are your resource for questions related to land use and economic development within the city.
Mission of City of Poulsbo Planning and Economic Development:
To partner with the community, residents, elected officials, and private entities to promote Poulsbo's charm, character, and livability. This is achieved through sustainable comprehensive planning, efficient permit review and processing, and deliberate economic development strategies.
The City of Poulsbo Planning and Economic Development Department is now accepting applications for amendments to the City’s Comprehensive Plan to be considered during the 2017 annual amendment cycle. The amendment requests can consist of requests to change text or maps contained in the City’s Comprehensive Plan, including site specific re-designation requests. Forms are available on the City of Poulsbo’s website, HERE and may also be picked up at City Hall, 200 NE Moe Street on the 2nd floor during regular business hours.
The deadline for submitting applications is 4:00 pm on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. For further information, please call (360) 394-9748 or email the Planning and Economic Development Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hearing Examiner RFP
The City of Poulsbo is requesting proposals from individuals for the purpose of selecting a Hearing Examiner. All proposals should be submitted by October 14, 2016 by 3:30 p.m. Please see full RFP for full submittal requirements.
Hearing Examiner Request for Proposals
I.Purpose of Request
The City of Poulsbo is requesting proposals from individuals with at least five (5) years of Hearing Examiner experience for the purpose of selecting a Hearing Examiner. The party selected must be experienced in the areas of land use law, real property law, city planning and development, and code enforcement. Proposers will be expected to be familiar with applicable Washington State law and to become familiar with the City of Poulsbo development codes and all other codes, ordinances, regulations and policies.
The City will follow the following timetable, which should result in a selection of a Hearing Examiner by November 2, 2016.
||September 16, 2016
|Deadline to submit questions related to RFP
||September 23, 2016
|Response to Questions, if any
||September 27, 2016
Deadline to Submit Proposals
| October 14, 2016 by 3:30 p.m.
|Interviews (if needed)
||October 20, 2016
|Notify Top Candidate
||October 28, 2016
||November 2, 2016
III. Instructions to Proposers
All proposals should be submitted and addressed to:
City of Poulsbo
City Hall 2nd Floor
Planning and Economic Development Department
200 NE Moe Street
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Planning & Economic Development (located on 2nd floor)
200 NE Moe Street
Poulsbo, WA 98370-7437
Phone: (360) 394-9748
Fax: (360) 697-8269
If you would like to receive e-mails of Planning Department public notices, please fill out the following form:
Planning Department Public Notice E-mail List Form (PDF)
Monday-Friday, excluding Holidays:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Karla Boughton, Interim Planning Director
Edie Berghoff, Associate Planner
Marla Powers, Associate Planner
Helen Wytko, Planning Technician