Planning & Development Services

PDS Updates
Burn Ban Update:
Effective Noon Monday, June 29th 2015 a Complete Burn Ban is in effect in unincorporated Whatcom County. To view the press release regarding the ban click here, for more detailed information follow this link to our Open Burning information.


It is the busy season at PDS and our staff is working hard to get the incoming and pending permit applications processed.
You can now submit your request for inspections for your projects online.  We have developed an online submission form that you can access by clicking here. Let us know if you have problems with the new form.
To view the PDS 2014 year end report & newsletter click here