|Online recorded document search||Auditor||recording.whatcomcounty.us|
|Record a document||Auditor||whatcomcounty.us/227/Recording|
|Septic system information||Health Department||whatcomcounty.us/891/On-Site-Sewage|
|Septic and drinking water records search||Health Department||documents.whatcomcounty.us|
|County building permits||Planning & Development Services||whatcomcounty.us/358/Planning-Development-Services|
|Zoning maps||Planning & Development Services||whatcomcounty.us/822/Zoning-Maps|
|Zoning codes||Planning & Development Services||codepublishing.com Title 20 Zoning|
|Pay property taxes||Treasurer||whatcomcounty.us/331/Treasurer|
|Real property auctions||Treasurer||whatcomcounty.us/384/Real-Property-Auctions|
The County Auditor’s Office handles recorded documents which includes documents that are used to update the Assessor’s Office informational records. They have an online recorded document search that can be used to find recorded documents.
The County Health Department has regulatory oversight for all on-site sewage systems (septic systems) in Whatcom County.
Planning and Development Services issues building permits for county properties. They can assist in how properties are zoned and what can be built on a property.
The County Treasurer bills and collects real and personal property taxes. They also coordinate the tax foreclosure auction each year.