Park, Recreation and Open Space Plan
The City of Bellingham updated its Park, Recreation and Open
Space Plan (PRO Plan), a six-year plan that is part of the City's
Comprehensive Plan, in 2014. The PRO Plan analyzes the supply, demand and
need for park and recreation services and facilities within Bellingham city
limits and urban growth area.
current PRO Plan (PDF) was adopted by Council Resolution on January 27,
Public Process & Adoption
The information collected from public meetings, a survey,
Parks & Recreation Advisory Board
meetings, along with input from neighborhood associations, will be used to develop the recommended capital facilities plan.
City Council Meeting, January 27, 2014, at City Council Chambers,
Planning Commission Public Hearing (PDF), November 7, 2013, at City
Council Chambers, 7pm.
Public Meeting, October 24, 2013, at Bloedel Donovan Park Multipurpose
Room, 7pm to 9 pm.
A telephone household survey and an online survey were conducted in late
- Public Workshop, June 20, 2013, at Bloedel Donovan Park Multipurpose
Room, 7pm to 9pm.
2014 PRO Plan Update:
Adopted 2014 PRO Plan (PDF)
2014 PRO Plan Draft, December 6, 2013 for City Council Review (PDF)
2014 PRO Plan Draft, October 25, 2013 (PDF)
Public Meeting Presentation, October 24, 2013 (PDF)
Survey Presentation, October 24, 2013 (PDF)
Final Survey Report, September 2013 (PDF)
Online Survey Frequencies (PDF)
Public Comment Tracker (PDF)
Public Workshop Visioning Exercise, June 20, 2013 (PDF)
Park Board Visioning Exercise, June 12, 2013 (PDF)
2008 PRO Plan:
2008 PRO Plan Supporting Documentation: