News Flash

Posted on: January 17, 2022

New Land Use and Permitting Software Launch

Whatcom County Planning (PDS) and PW Engineering Development (PWD) will be transitioning from their current land use and permitting software to Tyler EnerGov between this Wednesday, January 19th and Tuesday, January 25th. The new software system is a huge...

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General County News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Back to Basics for the Omicron Surge

Whatcom County, we are in the Omicron surge. We are seeing several hundred cases every day and new daily and weekly records have been set and broken multiple times this week alone. It’s time to get Back to Basics and review what we know about COVID-19.

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General County News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Auditor, Assessor and Treasurer Require Appointments for In-Person Services

Starting Thursday, January 12, 2022, in response to an Executive Order calling for offices to limit as many in-person services as possible due to the increased incidence of COVID the Whatcom County Treasurer Steve Oliver, Whatcom County Auditor Diana Brad...

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General County News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Whatcom County Limits In-Person Services as COVID Cases Surge

Whatcom County is adjusting its operations due to the escalation of cases from the Omicron variant. In accordance with Executive Order 2022-02, many in-person services will be limited by start of business on Wednesday, January 12.

Whatcom County remains co...

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General County News
Posted on: November 26, 2021

Whatcom County Waives Emergency Repair Permit Fees

In response to the extraordinary needs of County residents resulting from recent flooding, the County permit fee for emergency building repairs has been waived per an executive order signed by County Executive Satpal Sidhu on November 24, 2021.

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

How You Can Help With the Flood Response

To volunteer your time, use this online link: https://www.whatcomcounty.us/3826/Volunteer-for-Flood-Response.

To volunteer your equipment, please connect with the Division of Emergency Management, Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office, by phone (360-778-7165) or...

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General County News
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Launch of Whatcom County C-PACER Program

C-PACER is an alternative loan program that allows owners of eligible commercial properties to seek long-term financing from a private capital provider for qualified improvements related energy & building resiliency. For more info visit the C-PACER we...

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