Planning Commission


6:30 p.m.

The 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month
(the commission does not meet on the
4th Thursday of August,  November & December)

Northwest Annex Conference Room
5280 Northwest Drive
Bellingham, WA 98225    (Meetings may be held at other locations. 
Check Agenda for location)

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 June 28, 2018 Marine Resource Lands NW Annex
 July 12, 2018    
 July 26, 2018    

Public Notice

The Whatcom County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding: Discussion of new policies to guide Whatcom County in the creation of a new section for this chapter to ensure the conservation of functioning marine resource lands of long-term commercial and recreational significance, and to ensure that both industries requiring functioning marine lands, and the cultural heritage that use of our marine lands represent, thrive in the years to come. File #2017-00005.
​For more information contact Cliff Strong at (360) 778- 5942 or This hearing will be held Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Planning & Development Services Northwest Annex, 5280 Northwest Drive, Bellingham.
​The public is invited to submit written comments and/or attend this meeting to provide oral comments. Written comments may be submitted to: Whatcom County Planning Commission ATTN: Becky Boxx 5280 Northwest Drive Bellingham, WA 98226 Email:
District Name Term
1 Kimberley Lund Partial ending 1/2021
2 Nicole Oliver 1/2015 to 1/2019
2 Stephen Jackson Partial ending 1/2021
3 Dominic Moceri Partial ending 1/2019
3 Atul Deshmane 1/2017 to 1/2021
4 Gary Honcoop 1/2016 to 1/2020
4 Jon Maberry 1/2018 to 1/2022
5 Kelvin Barton 1/2018 to 1/2022
5 Natalie McClendon 1/2018 to 1/2022


The Planning Commission shall assist the Planning and Development Services Department in carrying out its duties, which includes helping to prepare and execute the comprehensive plan and recommendations to the department for the adoption of official controls and/or amendments. The Commission shall conduct hearings as required under RCW 36.70, and shall make findings and conclusions that shall be transmitted to the Planning and Development Services Department and County Council.


Revised Code of Washington 36.70.040 ◦Whatcom County Code 2.03.065

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