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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Whatcom County Government Offices Closed February 20

Whatcom County Government offices will be closed on Monday, February 20 in observance of Presidents' Day. Here is some interesting information on the origin of this National holiday.

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Free Small Farm Expo at NW Washington Fairgrounds March 11

Scheduled for Saturday, March 11th at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden from 10 am to 3 pm.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Planned Service Outage - Lummi Island Ferry 3/01/17

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, from 10:30 am to approximately 3:00 pm, the Whatcom Chief will not be in service. The last morning run from the Gooseberry Point side will be 10:10 a.m. and the last morning run from the Lummi Island side will be 10:20 a.m.

Posted on: February 7, 2017

Citizen Request Tracker

Snow Work

Public Works is pleased to announce the launch of our pilot project – Citizen Request Tracker – that will allow you to send us information on things you see out there such as pot holes, road issues, or garbage removal…

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Whatcom County Health Department is Seeking Hydro-geologists

Whatcom County Health Department is seeking hydrogeologists who are interested in being placed on a list of consultants that offer services to landowners and developers who are in need of hydrogeological expertise in complying with the County’s ...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Whatcom County Council Adopts Interim Ordinance Effective December 18, 2016

On December 6, 2016 the County Council adopted an interim ordinance that will enact code amendments implementing the Supreme Court's Hirst decision. The ordinance, when effective, will require proof of legal water availability prior to permit submittal.

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Stormwater Regulation Changes Adopted by Council Oct 22

These regulations are designed to normalize the stormwater requirements, provide compliance with the County's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Permit (Clean Water Act), recognize the impact of tree removal in Lake Whatcom, ...Read on...

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