Public comment period is closed
We held a public comment period on Whatcom County’s proposed limited amendment to its Shoreline Master Program to address use of single-family residences as short-term vacation rentals. The period for public comment was from Jan. 3 through Feb. 2, 2017.
Mail and email were used to notify those who had expressed interest. We have received 11 written comments. Comments focused on concerns about neighborhood impacts and impacts to water quality and shoreline habitats.