The Whatcom County Council is conducting the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan and the urban growth area (UGA) review, which are both required by the Growth Management Act under RCW 36.70A.130. It is anticipated that the County Council will adopt an ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan and UGAs by July 2016.

The County Council will hold public hearings on the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at 7 p.m. at the Whatcom County Council Chambers, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham. These hearings will give the public the opportunity to provide comments to the County Council relating to the following Comprehensive Plan chapters:

• Chapter 7 – Economics, and

• Chapter 10 – Design.

Preliminary draft chapters are posted on the County’s website at: http://www.whatcomcounty.us/1170/Comprehensive-Plan-Updates .

The public is invited to submit written comments and/or attend the public hearing to provide oral comments. Written comments may e-mailed to council@co.whatcom.wa.us or be submitted to:

Whatcom County Council
311 Grand Avenue
Suite 105
Bellingham, WA 98225

Agendas for future County Council meetings and public hearings on the Comprehensive Plan Update and UGA review will be posted on the County Council website at: http://www.whatcomcounty.us/268/County-Council


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