Doing Business

  1. Building Inspections

    After issuance of a permit, all related work is subject to inspections by the appropriate county staff.

  2. Business & Recreation Links

    Find things to do, sites to see, and places to explore in Whatcom County.

  3. Business Directory

    View a listing of businesses and organizations that operate in the area.

  4. Code Enforcement

    The Code Enforcement Office investigates building and land use code violations in unincorporated Whatcom County.

  5. Economic Development Investment Program

    The Economic Development Investment Program can assist private sector businesses by making grants and low interest loans to Whatcom County public agencies and political subdivisions.

  6. Fire Codes

    Whatcom County Code 15.04.010 adopts the 2009 edition of the International Fire Code (IFC) as our local fire code.

  7. Office 365

    Sign into your mail with Office 365.

  8. Permit Center

    The Whatcom County Permit Center is a 1-stop location, where our staff is readily available to coordinate and assist with questions regarding structural development, county land use regulations, the permitting process, natural resource regulations, encroachment questions, and any other land use or building questions.

  9. Real Property Search

    Gain access to assessment data.