The Woods at Viewcrest

Project Description The city received applications for a new residential subdivision on a vacant 37.7-acre site located generally in the 300 Block of Viewcrest Road and Area 7 of the Edgemoor Neighborhood. The submitted proposal consists of 38 single-family lots. The lots are proposed to be accessed from both Viewcrest and Sea Pines Roads and ... Read more

Lorraine Ellis Park Playground Renovation

Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that planning and design for a new playground for Lorraine Ellis Neighborhood Park has begun. The existing playground equipment, installed in 1990, is tired and weather beaten; it does not comply with safety standards for public playground equipment, and lacks ADA access. This project will provide this ... Read more

Maplewood-Mcleod Park

This project involves: 1) preparing a park master plan per PAR 04.00.01;2) designing and construct improvements in an existing undeveloped neighborhood park, located between Cherrywood Avenue and Maplewood Avenue; and, 3) naming the park per PAR 01.00.01. The naming process will be integral with the park master planning process. The park is composed of three ... Read more

2022 Pedestrian & Bicycle Master Plan Updates

Project Overview: ES557 Now through Summer 2023, City of Bellingham will update the 2012 Pedestrian Master Plan and the 2014 Bicycle Master Plan. These mode-specific plans establish citywide pedestrian and bicycle networks, identify and recommend improved needs, apply community-identified priorities, and develop a fiscally-constrained list of projects for the future. Extensive public input will inform ... Read more

Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Update

During the remainder of 2021 the City will be updating its Shoreline Master Program (SMP). The SMP is the document that regulates development along the City’s shorelines or, “shorelines of the state.” The City’s “shorelines of the state” are Bellingham Bay, Lake Whatcom and Lake Padden, Chuckanut, Whatcom and Squalicum Creeks and Padden Creek upstream ... Read more

Gardenview Tiny House Village Project

Project Description The City will host a new tiny house village at 1399 Woburn Street, the former site of the City’s “Clean Green” facility. More information can be found in the July 22, 2021 and the February 24, 2021 press releases. The City of Bellingham sought a partnership with qualified providers through a Request for ... Read more