Building Services

Staff & Responsibilities
Whatcom County Building Services Division includes the following staff:
  • Building Official / Division Manager
  • Clerk III
  • Fire Marshal: The Building Services Division also encompasses the Fire Marshal’s Office, which includes the Fire Marshal and Fire Inspectors.
  • Planners and Permit Center Technician: These members are located at the front counter and they greet the public, provide direct customer service, and process permit applications.
  • Plans Examiners: These members provide customer service and review, process, and comment on the full range of building and development permits.
  • Public Service Inspectors: These members provide customer service and perform the complete spectrum of required life / safety inspections.