Planning & Development Services

  1. New Land Use and Permitting Software Launch

    Whatcom County Planning and Public Works Engineering Development will be transitioning from their current land use and permitting software to Tyler EnerGov between this Wednesday, January 19th and Tuesday, January 25th. Read on...
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Click here for Information Regarding Storm Damage Repair and Permitting


The Whatcom County Planning & Development Services (PDS) lobby continues to be closed to public walk-in traffic; in addition we have temporarily stopped doing in person appointments per Executive Order 2002-02. The most efficient way to assist our customers and the public continues to be via telephone, email and video conferencing options; and our application and permit intake processes will continue to be done digitally. Please use the links under the "How Do I" to get more information about application and permit submission.

How Do I?