Planning Commission


6:30 p.m.

The 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month
(the commission does not meet on the 4th Thursday of August,
November & December)

Northwest Annex Conference Room
5280 Northwest Drive
Bellingham, WA 98225    (Meetings may be held at other locations. 
Check Agenda for location)

E-mail comments or questions.

Date Topic Action Location
January 26, 2017 Impervious surface coverage
in the Rural districts
 Hearing Northwest Annex
February 9, 2017      
February 23, 2017      
  • David Hunter, District 1
  • Nicole Oliver, District 2
  • Andy Rowlson, District 2
  • Atul Deshmane, District 3
  • Michael Knapp, District 3
  • Gary Honcoop, District 4
  • Gerald Vekved, District 5
  • Kelvin Barton, District 5 
  • Natalie McClendon, District 5 

Link to District Map


The Planning Commission shall assist the Planning and Development Services Department in carrying out its duties, which includes helping to prepare and execute the comprehensive plan and recommendations to the department for the adoption of official controls and/or amendments. The Commission shall conduct hearings as required under RCW 36.70, and shall make findings and conclusions that shall be transmitted to the Planning and Development Services Department and County Council.


Revised Code of Washington 36.70.040 ◦Whatcom County Code 2.03.065

Business Rules