Bellingham Municipal Court


The Bellingham Municipal Court building is now open to the public from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 pm until 4:00 p.m.  The Court continues to stream all hearings live for public viewing.  The phone lines are currently open from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Masks remain mandatory for entry into the Courthouse and no one will be admitted unless masked, for the safety of all present.

WSAJ Judicial Service Award Press Release May 11, 2022

Conclusion of Independent Investigation of
Bellingham Municipal Court

Message from Judge Debra Lev (PDF)
Independent Investigation Report (PDF)
(Note: Identifying information has been redacted to protect individuals’ privacy)
Summary of Findings (PDF)

Settlement Agreement and Statement

Approved by Bellingham City Council, September 27, 2021.

Settlement Agreement (PDF)
Joint Statement (PDF)

​​Office of the Municipal Court – 2014 C Street, Bellingham WA 98225
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Mon-Fri | (360) 778-8150 | more contact info

We are adjusting some City operations due to the current COVID-19 surge, prioritizing essential services and the safety of employees and the public.