Hearing Examiner Services

Service
Description
Land Use Application DecisionsHolds public hearings and issues decisions for various land use applications
Departmental AppealsHolds hearings and issues decision of appeals of city administrative determinations
Public Works VariancesHolds public hearings and issues decisions for water, sewer and street variances
Impounded Vehicle HearingsHears request to contest Police vehicle impounds and issues decisions
Forfeiture HearingsHolds public hearings for drug forfeitures/seizures by the Bellingham Police Department
Humane Society AppealsHolds hearings for mandatory spay/neuter appeals and dangerous dog determinations

Resources

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