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 the end of June 2016.
The County Council will hold a public hearing on the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at 7 p.m. at the Whatcom County Council Chambers, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham. This hearing will give the public the opportunity to provide comments to the County Council relating to the following Comprehensive Plan chapter:
Chapter 8 – Resource Lands
The County Council’s preliminary draft Chapter 8 is posted on the County website at: http://www.whatcomcounty.us/1170/Comprehensive-Plan-Updates . Preliminary County Council changes to the Planning Commission’s recommended version are shown in yellow highlights.
The public is invited to submit written comments and/or attend the public hearing to provide oral comments. Written comments may e-mailed to [email protected]
or be submitted to:
Whatcom County Council
311 Grand Avenue
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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