Cost of Records

There is no fee for inspecting public records.
  • Black and white copies $0.15 per page
  • Mailing actual cost of postage and shipping container
  • Other media actual cost of reproduction
Color, electronic and/or information provided on a disk or CD-ROM.

Payments by cash, check, or money order payable to "Whatcom County."

For large requests, the County may:
  • Require a deposit of up to 10% of estimated cost before making copies
  • Provide copies in installments
  • Require advance payment before providing further installments