Planning Commission



         The Whatcom County Planning Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th               Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m. in the Northwest Annex Conference               Room, 5280 Northwest Drive, Bellingham, WA 98225.    

         (The commission does not meet on the 4th Thursday of August,
         November & December. Meetings may be held in other locations.
        Check Agenda for location)

          E-mail comments or questions.


​The Whatcom County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan amendments concerning the Lummi Island Ferry. The proposal would modify Policy 6A-1 relating to ferry level of service and delete Policy 6C-9 relating to a ferry feasibility study as shown in County Council Resolution 2018-026.

The hearing will be held Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Planning & Development Services Northwest Annex, 5280 Northwest Drive, Bellingham.

​More information will be posted on the County website at:

​The public is invited to submit written comments and/or attend this meeting to provide oral comments. Written comments may be submitted to:

​Whatcom County Planning Commission
​ATTN: Ashley Ubil
​5280 Northwest Drive Bellingham, WA 98226

 February 14, 2019  CANCELLED  NW Annex
District Name Term
1 Stephen Jackson Partial ending 1/2021
1 Kimberley Lund Term ends 1/2021
2 Vacant Term ends 1/31/2023
3 Dominic Moceri Term ends 1/31/2023
3 Atul Deshmane 1/2017 to 1/2021
4 Gary Honcoop 1/2016 to 1/2020
4 Jon Maberry 1/2018 to 1/2022
5 Kelvin Barton 1/2018 to 1/2022
5 Natalie McClendon 1/2018 to 1/2022
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For current vacancy list or to apply 
Applications for current vacancy are due 10:00 a.m. February 19, 2019


The Planning Commission shall assist the Planning and Development Services Department in carrying out its duties, which includes helping to prepare and execute the comprehensive plan and recommendations to the department for the adoption of official controls and/or amendments. The Commission shall conduct hearings as required under RCW 36.70, and shall make findings and conclusions that shall be transmitted to the Planning and Development Services Department and County Council.


Revised Code of Washington 36.70.040 ◦Whatcom County Code 2.03.065

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