The Code Compliance Officer of the City of Bainbridge Island enforces specific regulations within the City of Bainbridge Island Municipal Code. The objectives of the enforcement program are to respond to complaints and bring properties that are found to be in violation into compliance with the City of Bainbridge Island’s municipal codes.
Code Compliance Process
The Code Compliance process for the City of Bainbridge Island is primarily responsive to citizen complaints with City staff taking proactive action for health, safety and environmental violations. Please read the Code Compliance Policy Statement (PDF) for further information.
After hours noise complaints should be reported to the Bainbridge Island Police Department through the use of 911. Callers should notify the dispatcher that the call is non-emergency in nature.
16.16.025 Limitation on construction activities.
The following noise limitations apply to construction activities in residential zones (Class A EDNAs):
A. Construction activities within residential zones or within 100 feet of residential zones shall be prohibited between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. on weekdays that do not constitute legal holidays.
B. Construction activities within residential zones or within 100 feet of residential zones shall be prohibited before 9:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays that do not constitute legal holidays.
C. Construction activities within residential zones or within 100 feet of residential zones shall be prohibited on Sundays and all legal holidays except that work on the inside of an enclosed structure may occur between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
D. For purposes of this section, “construction activities” means any site preparation, assembly, construction, erection, demolition, substantial repair, alteration or similar action on property, buildings, structures or utilities. “Construction activities” shall not include activities involving projects by homeowners for home improvements, maintenance or repair of residential structures, grounds and appurtenances or homeowners building their house under a self-help housing program, which activities shall continue to be governed by BIMC 16.16.020. (Ord. 2001-04 § 4, 2001)
Washington Legal Holidays
The Kitsap Humane Society acts as the Animal Control and Impounding Authority for the City. For more information, review the Animal Control page.