Dates are Tentative
While the county is trying to let the public know about meetings well in advance, the Comprehensive Plan update and urban growth area (UGA) review is a long process and circumstances sometimes change. Therefore, please be aware that the meeting dates are tentative and subject to change.

Please check this website for updates or call County Planning at 360-778-5900 to confirm meeting dates.
View past and future meetings. 
General Schedule

The County Council approved a generalized schedule for joint county and city review of UGAs.

Public Participation Plan
The county's Public Participation Plan (PDF) is available online.

City & County Elected Officials
In order to facilitate coordination of the comprehensive plan updates and UGA review, elected officials from the cities and Whatcom County are meeting to discuss growth management planning issues. 

A letter  from the County Executive inviting city Mayors, Managers, City Council members, and County Council members to attend these meetings can be viewed online.

It is anticipated that the meetings of city and County elected officials will continue in 2015-2016.

County Planning Commission
The Whatcom County Planning Commission is holding meetings relating to the Comprehensive Plan update, UGA review, population and employment allocations, and related matters.