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J.E. “Sam” Ryan, CBO

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


Long Range Planning - Comprehensive Plan

Procedure for amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan

The State Growth Management Act and the Whatcom County Code require that all Comprehensive Plan Plan amendments, along with related changes to the zoning, be considered together as a package once every year (with certain exceptions).  The amendment process is outlined in Chapter 20.10 of the Zoning Ordinance.