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  1. Stormwater/Low Impact Development Public Workshop June 29

    Whatcom County Planning and Development Services is holding a workshop to review and obtain public input on recommendations for integrating Low Impact Development (LID) principles and Best Management Practices (BMPs) into the County’s codes and standards. Additional Info...
  2. County Council to Appoint Jail Stakeholder Workgroup

    The Whatcom County Council is accepting applications for citizen representatives to work with local elected officials, law enforcement, and jail staff to create an appropriate funding plan for a new county jail. Read on...
  3. Notice of August 2 Primary Election

    Monday, July 4th, is the deadline for registrations or address changes to be eligible to vote in the August 2 Primary Election. Read on...
  4. Bellingham Bay, Portage Bay, and South Whatcom Closed to Shellfish Harvest

    BELLINGHAM—Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning (DSP) biotoxin levels have recently increased in Bellingham Bay and now exceed the limit for safe harvest. Additional Info...
  5. Birch Bay Opens to Recreational Shellfish Harvest

    Biotoxin levels have recently decreased in Birch Bay. As a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has lifted the biotoxin closure for the recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish for Birch Bay. Molluscan shellfish include Additional Info...
  6. County Health Rankings Provide Catalyst for Community Action

    BELLINGHAM—On March 16, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released county health rankings for Whatcom and all other counties in the United States. Additional Info...
  7. Whatcom County Health Department Awarded National Accreditation

    Bellingham, WA—Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) announced today that it has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). Fewer than 200 health jurisdictions nation-wide have achieved this status.. Additional Info...
  8. Chip Seal Schedule - Week of June 27th

    Whatcom County has scheduled the following roads for chip sealing, Monday, June 27th through Thursday, June 30th between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Additional Info...
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