Below is a list of several major projects underway in the Department. This is not a complete list.
Annexations - The process in which the City of Bellingham can expand its boundaries. To be eligible for annexation, land must already be within the Bellingham Urban Growth Area.
Bellingham Comprehensive Plan Update - a legislative process to update the 2006 Comprehensive Plan.
Fairhaven Neighborhood and Urban Village Plan - an expanded project that includes an update to the neighborhood plan and a vision, framework and regulatory structure for this historic commercial district.
myDowntown Plan - An engaging public process to create of a new Sub-area plan, updated regulations and priorities for downtown.
Shoreline Master Program Update - a legislative process to update the document that regulates development in Bellingham's shoreline areas.
Waterfront District Planning - a partnership with the Port of Bellingham to clean up, revitalize and redevelop Bellingham's industrial waterfront into a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood.