Your property tax payment will be accepted as timely if it has a postmark of no later than October 31, 2016. Any postmark after this date will be considered as late, and the payment must include the correct interest and penalty, otherwise it will be retur...Read on...
BELLINGHAM--Biotoxin levels have recently decreased in southern Whatcom County. As a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has lifted the biotoxin closure for the recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish.
On October 25, 2016 Whatcom County Council voted to adopt Emergency Ordinance 2016-048. This ordinance places an emergency moratorium prohibiting the filing, acceptance, and processing of new applications for project permits (as defined in WCC 20.97.321)...Read on...
These regulations are designed to normalize the stormwater requirements, provide compliance with the County's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Permit (Clean Water Act), recognize the impact of tree removal in Lake Whatcom, ...Read on...
General Election ballots are being mailed today, County Auditor Debbie Adelstein announced. If a registered voter doesn’t receive their ballot by October 28th, they should call the Election Division of the Auditor’s Office immediately at (360) 778-5102.
An Accessible Voting Unit (AVU) is equipped with visual and audio technology that allows a voter with impaired vision and/or physical disability to vote a secret ballot.
Where: Whatcom County Auditor’s Office Whatcom County Courthouse 311 Gran...Read on...
Information on County Executive Louws recommended budget to Council can be found online on the County website.
The River and Flood Division of Whatcom County Public Works announces that the Drainage and Diking Districts within Whatcom County will hold a series of annual public meetings over the next few weeks.
BELLINGHAM—A new “Whatcom County Veteran Community” website launched this week. The goal of the website is to provide a one-stop online resource where veterans can connect through community events and learn about veteran-specific resources.
Biotoxin levels have recently decreased in Birch Bay. As a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has lifted the biotoxin closure for the recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish for Birch Bay. Molluscan shellfish include
BELLINGHAM—On March 16, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released county health rankings for Whatcom and all other counties in the United States.
On October 6, 2016, the Washington State Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Whatcom County v. Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board.
Road Closure: South Pass Rd/Saar Creek BridgeTraffic Limitations: Potter Rd. Bridge Replacement; County Roadway Safety Program, Rumble Strips
Emergency Weight Restriction of 12 tons between Frost Road and North Pass Road is no longer in effect.
This project involves replacing the existing structurally deficient bridge with a new reinforced concrete bridge structure. Beginning Wednesday, July 13th the bridge will be closed to ALL traffic. A signed detour route will be in place.
Upcoming Construction Project Notification for June 24, 2016
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