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Posted on: December 3, 2021

County Seeks Applicants for Advisory Committees

The County Council and Executive are seeking applications from county residents for citizen advisory boards & committees. Applications due 10 am on Jan. 4, 2022. Applicants must be registered voters in Whatcom County and meet requirements of the position.

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Posted on: November 26, 2021

Whatcom County Waives Emergency Repair Permit Fees

In response to the extraordinary needs of County residents resulting from recent flooding, the County permit fee for emergency building repairs has been waived per an executive order signed by County Executive Satpal Sidhu on November 24, 2021.

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Co. Council seeks members for Pro and Con Statement Committees: Proposed Birch Bay Library

The Whatcom County Council seeks to appoint members to the Pro Statement and Con Statement Committees for the proposed Birch Bay Library Capital Facility Area to finance a new library in Birch Bay.

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

How You Can Help With the Flood Response

To volunteer your time, use this online link: https://www.whatcomcounty.us/3826/Volunteer-for-Flood-Response.

To volunteer your equipment, please connect with the Division of Emergency Management, Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office, by phone (360-778-7165) or...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Property damaged by flooding may qualify for a reduction in assessed value

Property damaged by flooding may qualify for a reduction in assessed value. The completed Destroyed Property Claim form should be returned to the Assessor’s office.

Destroyed property forms can be obtained on the Assessor's website here.

Completed forms can...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Launch of Whatcom County C-PACER Program

C-PACER is an alternative loan program that allows owners of eligible commercial properties to seek long-term financing from a private capital provider for qualified improvements related energy & building resiliency. For more info visit the C-PACER we...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Assessor Introduces GIS Tax Parcel Viewer

The Whatcom County Assessor’s Office has launched an online Tax Parcel Viewer based on ArcGIS software. The GIS map provides access to tax parcels and related assessment information.

“I am glad we are able to make this tool available and give the public th...

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