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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Planning and Development Service Building Services Update

In response to the Governor’s Implementation of Phase I Construction Restart, PDS Building Services will begin providing expanded construction inspections to job sites on Monday April 27th consistent with the Phase 1 Construction Restart COVID-1...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

State Dept of Natural Resources Publishes New Landslide Mapping

A new map published by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources inventories landslides and alluvial fans in western Whatcom County. The inventory identified 1,911 landslides and 2,470 alluvial fans, providing a valuable resource for planners, ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Northwest Clean Air Agency Asks for Voluntary Curtailment on Woodstove & Outdoor Burning

Due to the current COVID-19 Outbreak, in an effort to help reduce the load on our first responders and others, Northwest Clean Air Agency (NWCAA) is asking for a voluntary curtailment of woodstoves and outdoor burning.

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

New Pilot Project -- Do It Yourself Mitigation Plan

Whatcom County has developed a pilot project to allow single-family homeowners to complete their own mitigation plans. This Do it Yourself (DIY) Single Family Residential mitigation packet is for projects impacting 1,000 square feet or less of critical ar...

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