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Community Planning

2015 Proposed Code Updates

The City has begun the public process on three separate code updates to the: Accessory Dwelling Unit, Critical Areas and Subdivision Ordinances.

Bikes in FairhavenComprehensive Plan

The Community's 20-year strategy to plan for growth in Bellingham.

 Consolidated Planning

View the plans that help guide the strategic vision for housing, human services and community development within the City of Bellingham.

PathwayDevelopment Codes & Incentives

Regulations that guide how and where development may occur.

District Banners - NEW

The goal of this project is to provide tourists and residents a welcoming and visual element to and throughout Downtown, Arts District, Old Town and Fairhaven.

Downtown Bellingham

The Dowtown Plan, development regulations and incentives, and projects that are underway.

Historic Preservation

An interactive collection of photos, maps and resources for Bellingham's historic districts and landmarks.


Information for each of the 25 neighborhoods, including neighborhood plans, zoning tables, and current amendment and rezone requests. 

Kellogg Raod RoundaboutTransportation Planning

Bicycle Master Planning, safety programs and six-year strategic planning

Urban VillageUrban Villages

Access the sub-area plans and development regulations for each of the urban villages in Bellingham.

Utility Planning

Long-range plans for Bellingham's water, sewer and stormwater utilities.

Maritime Heritage Park and waterwayWaterfront District

Joint partnership with the Port of Bellingham for redevelopment of Bellingham's waterfront.
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