Planning & Development Services

  1. Burn Ban Reduction to Stage 1 Effective 8:00am, September 20, 2017

    Due to increase in fuel moisture levels and recent rain, the Fire Marshal's Office will begin to allow recreational fires again. The modified burning restrictions will be in effect beginning 8:00 am on September 20, 2017 for unincorporated Whatcom County. Read on...
  2. Planning Prepares for the Watershed Closure

    For parcels within the Lake Whatcom, Lake Samish and Lake Padden watersheds, the last day permits can be issued is September 15, 2017 due to the seasonal closure beginning October 1st. 2017 through May 31st, 2018. Read on...
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Planning and Development Services 2016 Year End Newsletter is available to view.