Planning & Development Services

  1. Burn Ban Lifted Effective 8:00am, Wednesday September 11, 2019

    Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels and recent rain, the Fire Marshal’s Office will lift the burn ban for outdoor burning. The burn ban will be lifted at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 for the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County. Read on...
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Links:
*Washington State Labor & Industries information regarding Flood Safety & Hazards After a Flood 
*Whatcom County Emergency Management Incident Hotline 
*Labor and Industries Electrical Permitting
*Department of Ecology Shoreline Management
*PDS Shoreline Management Resource Page

Planning and Development Services Mission Statement

The mission of Planning and Development Services is to ensure growth and development occurs in a manner that protects public health, safety and welfare, preserves the natural environment and ensures the quality of life enjoyed by citizens and visitors in Whatcom County is maintained and enhanced.