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Frequently Asked Questions

Who do I contact regarding traffic signal outages?

Traffic signals that are within City limits are the responsibility of the Public Works Department. Please call (360) 779-4078opens phone dialer, to report signal outages or problems.

Highway 305 traffic signal timing or outages, please call Department of Transportation (DOT) at (360) 357-2616opens phone dialer.

Who do I contact about trees in the power/telephone lines?

The Public Works department is not allowed to work within 10′ of power lines. To report trees in power/telephone lines contact opens in a new windowPuget Sound Energy, 1-888-225-5773opens phone dialer, or opens in a new windowCentury Link, 1-800-877-1125opens phone dialer.

Who do I call regarding a deceased animal in the roadway?

Deceased DOMESTIC animals (i.e. cats, dogs) in roadways must be reported to the opens in a new windowKitsap County Humane Society, (360) 698-9654opens phone dialer ext. 2. (They may be able to contact the pet owner) Deceased WILD animals (i.e. raccoon, deer, opossum) should be reported to the City of Poulsbo, (360) 779-4078opens phone dialer.

How do I report pot holes?

Pot holes on City of Poulsbo roadways may be reported to Public Works, (360) 779-4078opens phone dialer, at any time. If calling after normal business hours please leave a message and provide the street name and direction (east bound, west bound, etc.), the address of location and/or the nearest cross street.

Reminder – The City does not maintain or pave private roads.