The Whatcom County Planning Commission will host a virtual public hearing on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. regarding:
Proposed amendments to Whatcom County Code (WCC) 20.13, WCC 20.82, WCC 20.83, WCC 20.97, and WCC 22.05 relating to personal wireless service facilities. The primary purpose of the amendments is to bring consistency between the Whatcom County Code and federal laws and regulations. The proposal addresses eligible facility requests, small wireless facilities, and macro wireless facilities. The proposal includes: Definitions, categorizing uses (as exemptions, permitted uses, administrative approval uses, and conditional uses), addressing nonconforming uses and structures, concealment elements, noise, conditions associated with siting approval, and project permit procedures (including variances, application requirements, permit review time frames, and appeals).
For information on how to watch or participate in the meeting in real time, please visit page: https://www.whatcomcounty.us/3436/Participate-in-Virtual-Planning-Commissi
Meeting materials are posted on the County website at: https://www.whatcomcounty.us/AgendaCenter/Search/?term=&CIDs=9,&startDate=&endDate=&dateRange=&dateSelector=
The Planning Commission has 9 members appointed by the County Council, with no more than 2 members from one council district. All terms end January 31:
The council encourages representation from the following: