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Planning and 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.

PED Department News

  • Counter Hours. The counter hours for the PED Department are changing starting January 20, 2020. In addition, you can now make an appointment with staff online! Find out more here.
  • EDC Meeting Cancelled. The January 22 Economic Development Committee meeting has been cancelled
  • Short Course on Local Planning. February 6, 2020 | 6:15pm to 9:15pm | City Council Chambers | 200 NE Moe Street. The Short Course on Local Planning is a workshop covering the complex mix of land use planning laws that work together to support land-use decision-making in Washington state and An introduction to comprehensive planning and plan implementation under the Growth Management Act. All are welcome to attend! Find out more information here.

Helpful Handouts:

Additional handouts and application forms can be found here

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday, excluding Holidays:

  • Walk-in :  8:30 am – Noon
  • Appointments:  8:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • Submittal of all applications: by appointment only.
  • Applicants of submitted applications:  by appointment only.
  • Appointments may be made online or by email/phone

Planning & Economic Development (located on 2nd floor)
200 NE Moe Street
Poulsbo, WA 98370-7437

Phone: (360) 394-9748
Fax: (360) 697-8269


Karla Boughton, Planning and Economic Development Director
Edie Berghoff, Associate Planner
Nikole Coleman, AICP, Associate Planner
Marla Powers, Associate Planner
Jess Matrazzo , Administrative Assistant

Public Notices:

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