Planning & Development Services

  1. Phillips 66 and Renewable Energy Group (REG) Announcement

    Phillips 66 and Renewable Energy Group (REG) notified the Department of Ecology and Whatcom County on Tuesday, Jan. 21, that they are cancelling the Green Apple Renewable Fuels Facility project. Read on...
  2. New Pilot Project -- Do It Yourself Mitigation Plan

    Whatcom County announces a pilot project to allow single-family homeowners to complete their own mitigation plans. This Do it Yourself (DIY) mitigation packet is for projects impacting 1,000 square feet or less of critical area buffers. Read on...
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Links:
*Washington State Labor & Industries information regarding Flood Safety & Hazards After a Flood 
*Whatcom County Emergency Management Incident Hotline 
*Labor and Industries Electrical Permitting
*Department of Ecology Shoreline Management
*PDS Shoreline Management Resource Page

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.