Planning & Development Services

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  1. Burn Ban Restrictions Effective 8:00am, Friday July 13, 2018

    Due to the warm weather conditions ahead and decreasing fuel moisture levels, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office will be enacting restrictions on open burning in unincorporated Whatcom County starting at 8:00 am on Friday, July 13, 2018. 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.