How do I use the Public Notification Tool?
  1. Click on the Public Notification Tool
    Public Notification Tool
  2. There are multiple methods to select parcels for notification: 
  3. Enter the Prop ID or the Geo ID and select Search (magnifying glass icon).

To Select by Shape

  • Manually select a parcel or group of parcels, choose a point, line or polygon shape.  
    Public Notification User Interface
  • You can buffer the selected parcels by selecting "Apply a search distance" (hint: the search distance and unit of measurement can be changed).
  • Select the format using the drop down menu.  The results can be delivered as comma-separated (CSV) or PDF Labels
    Mailing Labels
  • Select "Download" to have the chose format downloaded

Show All Answers

1. How can I search for a property by address?
2. How can I navigate on the map more easily / quickly?
3. How can I zoom to my current location?
4. How can I get back to the map of Whatcom County?
5. How do I print a map?
6. How do I change the scale range for the property ID label visibility?
7. How do I adjust layers visibility and drawing order?
8. How do I measure distance or area?
9. How do I access the Whatcom County Zoning Regulations from the Map?
10. How accurate is the parcel data?
11. When I search a parcel, how do I move the popup from obscuring the map underneath?
12. How do I brighten the Assessor Map parcel lines and labels?
13. How can I add my own text and markup to a map?
14. How do I use the Public Notification Tool?
15. Why is the map responding slowly?