Planning & Development Services

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  1. Burn Ban Lifted Effective 8:00am, Friday September 14, 2018

    Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels and recent rain, the Fire Marshal’s Office will lift the burn ban for outdoor burning. The burn ban will be lifted at 8:00 AM on Friday, September 14th, 2018 for the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County. Read on...
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April 10, 2018 Planning and Development presented our Semi Annual Report to the County Council. This provides a quick snapshot of what our departments is working and planning this year.

PDS has developed a new Customer Survey--we value your input so take the time to provide us with some constructive feedback!

Planning and Development Services Mission Statement

The mission of Planning and Development Services is to ensure growth and development occurs in a manner that protects public health, safety and welfare, preserves the natural environment and ensures the quality of life enjoyed by citizens and visitors in Whatcom County is maintained and enhanced.