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J.E. “Sam” Ryan, CBO

5280 Northwest Drive
Bellingham, Washington 98226
Telephone: (360) 676-6907

Development Regulations
The Whatcom County Zoning Code is contained within Title 20. The purpose and intent of the zoning code is to further the goals and policies of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan by providing the authority for and procedures to be followed in regulating the physical development of Whatcom County.

The Whatcom County Land Division Code is contained within Title 21. The purpose and intent of the land division code is to promote public health, safety and general welfare and protect the natural resources and environmental while providing for divisions of land within Whatcom County.