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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Updated Burn Ban Restrictions Effective Immediately

Effective immediately, September 9th, 2020, all open burning is prohibited in unincorporated Whatcom County until further notice. This ban is in conjunction with statewide outdoor burning restrictions enacted by DNR for all state-protected lands. And NWCA...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Shoreline Management Program Periodic Update Draft Amendment Available for Public Review

The draft amendments to Whatcom County’s Shoreline Management Program are being issued for public review prior to review by the Planning Commission, County Council, and Department of Ecology. Amendments are being proposed to various parts of the...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Burn Ban Restrictions Effective 8:00am, Monday, July 27, 2020

All land clearing and yard debris burning must be discontinued at that time and all issued burn permits are suspended.

Recreational Fires will still be allowed with the landowner’s permission.  Please see our website for the rules for Re...

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