Planning Commission


6:30 p.m.

The 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month
(the commission does not meet on the 4th Thursday of August,
November & December)

Northwest Annex Conference Room
5280 Northwest Drive
Bellingham, WA 98225    (Meetings may be held at other locations. 
Check Agenda for location)

E-mail comments or questions.

Meeting Schedule

Subject to Change
Amended October 19, 2016  

October 27 Cherry Point Amendments
More information can be found here
Work Session
November 10 Cherry Point Amendments Work Session
December 8 Cherry Point Amendments  Public Hearing
  • Michael Knapp, District 1
  • David Hunter, District 1
  • Nicole Oliver, District 1
  • Andy Rowlson, District 2
  • Gary Honcoop, District 2
  • Atul Deshmane, District 2
  • Gerald Vekved, District 3
  • Kelvin Barton, District 3 
  • Natalie McClendon, District 3 

Link to District Map


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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