Planning & Community Development Department Contacts

Administration

Blake Lyon, Planning & Community Development Department Director
210 Lottie Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 778-8300

Long-Range ​​Planning Division
(Annexations and Comprehensive / Neighborhood Plans)

Greg Aucutt, Assistant Director
Planning & Community Development Department
210 Lottie Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 778-8300
Email: planning@cob.org
TTY:  711 (Washington State Relay)
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Community Development Division

Tara Sundin, Community & Economic Development Manager
Planning & Community Development Department
210 Lottie Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Email: cd@cob.org
Phone: (360) 778-8300
TTY: ​ 711 (Washington State Relay)
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Development Services Division
(Environmental, Land-Use and Zoning)

Kurt Nabbefeld, Development Services Manager
Planning & Community Development Department
210 Lottie Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Email: planning@cob.org
Phone: (360) 778-8300
TTY: ​ 711 (Washington State Relay)
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Permit Center

Lara Palmatier, Permit Center Supervisor
Planning & Community Development Department
210 Lottie Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Email: lpalmatier@cob.org
Permits Email: permits@cob.org
Phone: (360) 778-8300
TTY: ​ 711 (Washington State Relay)

Hours:
Walk-in Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm / Wednesday 9:30am – 3:30pm
Available By Phone and Email: Monday-Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

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