Comprehensive Plan Update Survey

The Comprehensive Plan Update Survey received 1202 total responses from neighborhoods throughout Bellingham. These results will help shape the growth alternatives and goals and polices in the updated Comprehensive Plan. Comprehensive Plan Survey Results (2,233 K PDF) The survey clearly shows respondents value Bellingham’s vast recreational opportunities, sense of place, beautiful natural environment and quality ... Read more

About the Office of the City Attorney

Mission Statement Advancing the City’s interests by providing exceptional legal services and creative solutions in civil and criminal matters. ​ Summary of our office responsibilities Prosecuting a domestic violence case, reviewing a public works contract, providing guidance to the City Council during a public meeting, creating a park easement, and arguing before the Appeals Court are ... Read more

Bellingham Youth Triathlon

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Bellingham Youth Triathlon has been initiating kids to the sport of triathlon since 1999. We work hard to create an environment of accomplishment for everyone involved. Each participant is awarded a medal as they cross the finish line, we encourage everyone to stay for the prize drawing at the finish where pretty much everyone ... Read more

Addressing tent encampments and emergency winter shelter needs

A tent encampment began on the lawn in front of City Hall in mid-November, 2020, later expanding to the Central Library lawn. On January 28, 2021, action was taken to end the City Hall encampment. When the City Hall encampment was ended, some people moved to the Geri Field lower parking lot at the Civic ... Read more