Board of Equalization Public Notice

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE WHATCOM COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION                                                    

Notice is hereby given that the Whatcom County Board of Equalization will convene for the 2021 assessment year at 9:30 a.m. on October 25th, 2021 and will continue in session and adjourn from time to time for a period of not less than three (3) days, and not to exceed twenty-eight (28) days. Meetings will be held on November 3, 2021 and November 4, 2021, and at other times as required, to publicly examine and equalize the assessments extended into the current year on the taxable property of Whatcom County, for taxes to be levied in the year 2022, and to correct all errors in valuation, description, or qualities of property assessed by the assessor. The owner or agent of any taxable property who feels there are inequities in their assessment or exemptions may file a petition and appear before the board.  Appeal forms must be filed within 30 days from the date of assessment change notice sent from the Assessor to be considered timely.  Appeal forms can be acquired from the Whatcom County Board of Equalization Office, 311 Grand Ave. Suite 105, Bellingham, Washington, Monday thru Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or by contacting the Clerk of the Board of Equalization at 360-778-5016 or acquired on our website at:

Due to the COVID-19 heath emergency, all meetings and hearings will be held via ZOOM until further notice.  Persons interested in attending the meeting can access all necessary meeting information by going to our website at:  

Please call the Clerk of the Board at 360-778-5016 if you have any questions.

Dated this: 21st day of October 2021