City-Wide Development Incentives

The City of Bellingham offers the following incentives to encourage sustainable development and projects that implement community goals for affordable housing, infill development, environmentally-friendly projects and historic preservation.

Matrix of existing and proposed incentives (PDF) 



For more information, contact Darby Cowles, Senior Planner at (360) 778-8389 or

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