Upcoming Events

Bellingham Veg Week

This week-long Bellingham Veg Fest event will focus on a vegan lifestyle. There will be various events to encourage and inspire people to choose a plant-based diet. Choosing plant based diet options is one way for people to minimize their personal impact on our planet. Animal agriculture is linked to climate change, pollution, deforestation, world ... Read more


2040 Film

​​Motivated by his 4-year-old daughter, Velvet, and concern for the planet she will inherit, award-winning film director Damon Gameau embarks on a global journey to meet the innovators and change makers pioneering the best solutions already available to us today to improve the health of our planet and societies. Inspired by these discoveries and guided ... Read more

Community Climate Action Chalk Art Contest

The Port of Bellingham and City of Bellingham are based along the waters of Bellingham Bay. We are directly affected by sea level rise and other effects of climate change. This event invites participation from everyone in the community to celebrate our water heritage. During ALL IN for Climate Action Week, we invite community members ... Read more

Win-Win: Addressing Affordable Housing and Climate Change

Often climate action strategies in communities miss an important opportunity to connect housing and land use decisions with their inevitable future greenhouse gas emissions. This short 17-minute highlight video, which was featured in the 2020 Innovations in Naturally Affordable Housing Virtual Summit, describes these connections and how to improve affordable housing and overall quality of ... Read more


City Council Meetings

City Council Chambers 210 Lottie St, Bellingham

​More information can be found at meetings.cob.org five days prior to the meeting.​

Tourism Commission Meeting

Online via Zoom Bellingham

The Tourism Commission helps to establish, maintain, and/or coordinate relationships and communication between agencies promoting tourism and between such agencies and the City.As a precaution, all City of Bellingham in-person meetings have been suspended. This meeting will be held as a virtual online webinar - Meeting ID: 964 3644 9936 / Password: 9.Citizens who wish to provide ... Read more

Shoreline Committee Meeting

Per Washington State Proclamation 20-28, in-person attendance at meetings is prohibited at this time. Committee Members will participate in this meeting remotely through an online web-based meeting platform (Zoom). To join via computer: https://cob.zoom.us/j/98204400707; via phone: Using any of the following:  • (253) 215-8782, • (346) 248-7799, • (669) 900-6833, • (312) 626-6799, • (929) 205-6099. Agenda Items 1) ... Read more

Planning Commission Meeting

The Bellingham Planning Commission conducts meetings on the City Comprehensive Plan and its implementation. It reviews and makes recommendations to the City Council on the adoption and enforcement of plans and regulations for the physical development of the City.ITEMS BEFORE THE COMMISSION:Public Hearings: 1) Consideration of proposed amendments to the York Neighborhood Plan; and 2) Consideration of additional ... Read more

Greenways Advisory Committee Meeting

City Hall 210 Lottie St, Bellingham

This is an online meeting. Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Your Personal Meeting Link: https://cob.zoom.us/s/95393500923?pwd=U2lKSEtKbmEvMUE1b2V5anFQTno0dz09 Meeting ID: 953 9350 0923Password: 254696 Or join by phone:Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):       +1 253 215 8782            +1 669 900 6833            +1 346 248 7799            +1 301 715 ... Read more

Design Review Board (DRB) Meeting

City Council Chambers 210 Lottie St, Bellingham

​The Design Review Board encourages quality building design and site planning that enhances the character of the City.As a precaution, all City of Bellingham in-person meetings have been suspended. This meeting will be held as a virtual online webinar - Meeting ID: 997 4729 3378 / Password: 9. Citizens who wish to provide public comment ... Read more

City of Bellingham response to COVID-19

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