Back to Whatcom County home page Whatcom County | Departments | Contacts |  Help |  Search
 Planning and Development Servicesheader image
  PDS Home  | Building  | Code  | Fire  | GIS  | Natural Resources  | Permits  | Planning  | Calendar


Maps Home

Zoning Maps
CAO Maps
Shoreline Maps
Soils Maps
Lake Whatcom Maps
Health Department Maps
Other Maps

Our Services

Building Services
Code Enforcement
Fire Marshal
GIS Maps & Data
Natural Resources
Permit Center
Contact Us

Quick Links
Applications / Forms

J.E. “Sam” Ryan, CBO

5280 Northwest Drive
Bellingham, Washington 98226
Telephone: (360) 676-6907

GIS - Available Maps

There are a number of maps available from Whatcom County Planning and Development Services (PDS).  The .pdf downloads are free and intended to give the user the ability to download and view common maps that have been created by Whatcom County PDS and to provide a way for the user to purchase hard copy maps if desired.  Get Acrobat ReaderYou must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the files, available free from Adobe.

Hard copy maps available by contacting the Planning Division at phone (360-676-6907) or email  Allow 24 hours for processing.  Hard copy maps are 48x36 inches (1:63,360) depicting the full County (west of the National Forest) and cost US$18.13 ($16.80 plus tax).  They are also available at the Township level (1:18,000) for $13.60 ($12.60 plus tax).

The images vary in size from .5 megabytes to 5 megabytes, depending on complexity and size.  Download times may be slow.  Click on the links on the navigation bar to the left for the categories of maps available.

Use of Data

Use of Whatcom County´s GIS data implies the user´s agreement with the following statement:

Whatcom County disclaims any warranty of merchantability or warranty of fitness of this map for any particular purpose, either express or implied.  No representation or warranty is made concerning the accuracy, currency, completeness or quality of data depicted on this map.  Any user of this map assumes all responsibility of use thereof, and further agrees to hold Whatcom County harmless from and against any damage, loss, or liability arising from any use of this map.