On Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 6:30 p.m., the Whatcom County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing and work session regarding:
Proposed amendments to WCC Titles 20 (Zoning), 21 (Land Division Regulations), and 22 (Land Use and Development). This is an annual “code scrub,” wherein Planning and Development Services proposes amendments to clarify code, fix inconsistencies and grammar, and modify or add minor policies. This year’s 17 proposed code amendments include six proposed minor policy changes regarding: overflow parking for certain residential developments using private roads, minimum lot width and depth in the URM zone, a requirement that garbage collection service providers review and approve proposed garbage enclosures, reducing parking stall size to 9’ x 18’, add bicycle parking requirements, and only allowing Transfer of Development Rights receiving areas in Urban Growth Areas (UGAs).
For additional information contact Cliff Strong at 360.778.5942 or email@example.com
The Planning Commission has 9 members appointed by the County Council, with no more than 2 members from one council district. All terms end January 31:
The council encourages representation from the following: