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Neighborhood Services

Neighborhood Plan UpdateNeighborhood Plan Update
The Highlands, Norkirk, and Market neighborhood plans are in the process of being updated to set the vision and policies in the Kirkland Comprehensive Plan for the next 20 years. Now is the chance for residents in these neighborhoods to participate in the process. To find out more information and sign up to receive e-mails about upcoming events, go to the City’s project webpage or contact Janice Coogan, City of Kirkland Planning and Building Department at 425-587-3257 or e-mail

Kirkland Neighborhoods: A Sense of Community
Kirkland is endowed with a beautiful physical setting, strong sense of community, and distinct neighborhoods each with its own unique character. The City Council and staff work closely with each neighborhood to ensure high-quality services are provided, neighborhood associations are supported, and issues are responsively addressed. This is at the heart of what gives Kirkland a sense of community.

Kirkland neighborhoods are secure, stable, and well-maintained, creating the foundation for our high quality of life.

Kirkland Neighborhood Association Map (PDF-3 MB)

About Kirkland's Neighborhood Services Program
The City values the meaningful participation of the community in City decision-making processes and services. By providing information, discussing issues and receiving input through a variety of formats, individuals and key stakeholder groups are encouraged to be informed and get involved.

This Neighborhood Services website provides you with the information you need to participate in Kirkland's Neighborhood life.

The Neighborhood Associations webpage links you to your neighborhood association, contact information for neighborhood leaders, meeting schedules, and status of neighborhood projects/programs.

Kirkland Alliance of Neighborhoods (KAN) is a coalition of the City’s thirteen neighborhood associations. KAN is an effective voice in communicating neighborhood concerns to the appropriate City entity.

The Neighborhood Safety Program (NSP) was authorized by City Council in June 2014. The purpose of the Program is to re-energize neighborhood associations by empowering them to work collaboratively to identify, prioritize and address pedestrian and bicycle safety issues in Kirkland neighborhoods.

The Neighborhood Matching Grant Program provides Kirkland neighborhoods the opportunity to apply for City funds to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods.

Join the Neighborhood E-Bulletin list serve to stay informed of events and issues in Kirkland's neighborhoods.

Go to Neighborhood Resources to obtain links to existing City resources aimed at providing you with the tools you need to stay informed and active in your neighborhood (e.g., permit activity in your neighborhood, tree and landscaping regulations, graffiti hot line, picnic/parade planning, and emergency preparedness).

The Frequently Asked Questions page directs you to the answers for commonly asked questions such as "How long can a vehicle be parked on the street?" or "Who do I call about a code violation?" and other important neighborhood-related questions.

City Manager's Office
123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033

General Inquiries
T. 425.587.3001 | F. 425.587.3019