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Building permits, April 2009

Filed on 30. Apr, 2009 in Data

The following recent building permit activity includes permits for commercial projects valued at $10,000 or more, and residential homes valued at $250,000 or more.



4110 Strider Loop Suite 109, $40,000 for commercial addition/tenant improvement: combine spaces 108 and 109 into one tenant space, add partial second story. Owner: Baker Business Center LLC. Applicant: Hydro Mechanical Inc.

21 Bellwether Way, $8,993,306 for new commercial building over underground parking garage: Bellwether Gate. Owner: Port of Bellingham. Applicant: Grinstad & Wagner Architects.

2121 Pacific St., $956,086 for new open storage structure: Brooks Manufacturing Co. Owner: Brooks Manufacturing Co. Applicants: Tony Freeland and RMC Architects.

1101 N. Forest St. Suite 3, $23,393 for tenant improvement: create two new bathrooms in existing dental office space. Owner: Charles A. Holtorf and Paul Zosel. Applicant: Landmark Enterprises.

BT Western Washington University, $11,600,000 for addition/alteration to WWU Buchanan Towers dorm: add five-story wood frame tower and one-story cafe/entry, renovate portion of existing ground floor. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: Robert Schmidt.

902 N. State St. Suite 105, $80,000 for tenant improvement: combine spaces 105-108 for new restaurant: New York Pizza. Owner: Shamrock Properties LLC. Applicant: Grinstad & Wagner Architects. Tenant: New York Pizza.

4252 Cordata Parkway Suite 101, $105,000 for tenant improvement: complete raw shell space into fitness center: Anytime Fitness. Owner: Whatcom Plaza LLC. Applicant and contractor: By the Bay Construction. Tenant: Dynamic Fitness Solutions.

210 Lottie St., $166,000 for commercial alteration: repair/replace sanitary drain line under floor of basement and construct new shower rooms: City of Bellingham. Owner: City of Bellingham Finance. Applicant: Bellingham Public Works.

710 Larrabee Ave., $350,000 for new single family residence. Owner: Karl A. and Karen B. Thomas. Applicant: Karl Thomas.

111 N. Samish Way, $15,000 for new sign: Supon’s. Owner: Charlie C. and Ji Sook Kang. Applicant: Sign Post.

1134 Finnegan Way Suite 501, $50,000 for tenant improvement: minor remodel of unit 501 of mixed-use building: Fairhaven Gardens. Owner: Jonathan Skow & Trina Turk. Applicant: Douglas Landsem.

1117 12th St., $700,000 for commercial alterations to existing library: exterior stucco repair, window repair, and concrete stair upgrades. Owner: City of Bellingham Finance. Applicant: RMC Architects.

CV Western Washington University, $30,000 to install covered bike rack: Carver Gym. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: Terry Brown (Zervas Group Architects).

BB Western Washington University, $30,000 to install covered bike rack: Biology Building. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: Terry Brown (Zervas Group Architects).

WL Western Washington University, $130,000 to install two covered bike racks: one on the north side by bus stop and one on south side. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: Terry Brown (Zervas Group Architects).

1030 15th St., $265,822 for residential move/remodel/additions: move building on same site, mount on new first floor and add additions to all. Owner: Donald K. and Janice E. Alper. Applicant: Kerry Garrett.

416 W. Bakerview Road, $120,000 for new wine bar. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Applicant and contractor: By the Bay Construction.

4055 Hammer Drive, $309,000 for new single story warehouse building with office and two warehouse spaces: Building A. Owner: Donald A and Karen S Rasmussen. Applicant: Chris Rasmussen.

4051 Hammer Drive, $510,947 for new single story warehouse building with office and two warehouse spaces: Building B. Owner: Donald A and Karen S Rasmussen. Applicant: Chris Rasmussen.

PH Western Washington University, $939,821 for commercial alteration: renovate ground floor. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: Stewart & King Architects.

530 Bayside Road, $500,000 for residential remodel and addition. Owner: William E. Lombard and Linda L. Leum. Applicant: Jed Clark.

306 E. Pine St., $398,367 for new multifamily building: four units, three stories. Owner: Preston A. and Bridget A. Knutson. Applicant: Presco Construction.

3805 Iron Gate Road, $28,000 for tenant improvement: create two new overhead door openings and interior equipment slab: Les Schwab Tire. Owner: Rauch Family LLC. Applicant: Razz Construction.

1211 Jersey St., $2,200,000 for new four-story mixed-use building. Owner: MDHS Investments LLC. Applicant: MDHS Investments.

525 N. State St., $60,000 for commercial: temporary maintenance repairs to Armory Building roof. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: Doug Maclean.

1001 Meador Ave., $316,000 for commercial alteration: re-roof and re-side existing building. Owner: Haskell Corp. Applicant: Tom Grinstad.

HU Western Washington University, $44,423 to install temporary modular building to serve as a convenience store located in Red Square in front of Humanities Building. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: David Willett.

518 37th St., $300,000 for new single family residence with attached garage and unfinished, unheated basement. Owner: Ryan J. Provencher. Applicant: HBC Homes.

4120 Hannegan Road, $10,500 to install four signs: Seattle Automotive. Owner: Independent Land Co. LLC. Applicant: The Sign Post.



505 32nd St. Suite 102, $37,000 for tenant improvement: new restaurant in former shell space: Mi Casa. Owner: SYB Holdings Co.

1300 N. State St., $500,000 for commercial addition/alteration: enclose and remodel existing portions of building: add two small additions, renovate existing courtyard: Saturna Capital. Owner: Nick & Jane Kaiser & Carton. Contractor: Pearson Construction Corp.

333 32nd St., $20,000 for commercial alteration: remodel restrooms to expand electrical rooms, revamp garbage area to provide space for emergency generator. Owner: Western Washington University. Contractor: Ebenal General Inc.

4100 Deemer Road, $2,769,987 for new multifamily building: 16 units. Owner: Sergey Savchuck & Svetlana. Contractor: Arrow Construction & Excavation.

1641 Baker Creek Place, $220,000 for commercial alteration: major overhaul and interior reconstruction of existing halfway house facility, includes internal division of second floor into rooms and corridor and some work on both the main floor and the exterior: Pioneer. Owner: Gregory W. and Marylee Rustand. Contractor: Pioneer Human Services.

201 Telegraph Road, $13,581 for full reissue for five of seven signs originally permitted under now expired permit (signs installed in 2001 but not inspected): Burger King. Owner: Pazamerica Inc. Contractor: Signs Plus Inc.

4252 Cordata Parkway Suite 101, $105,000 for tenant improvement: complete raw shell space into fitness center: Anytime Fitness: Owner: Whatcom Plaza LLC. Contractor: By the Bay Construction.

2030 Division St., $20,000 for new commercial structure: plant-growing greenhouse, no sales, no public: Whatcom County Work Center. Owner: Whatcom County ADS Facilities.

21 Bellwether Way, $8,993,306 for new commercial shell building over underground parking garage. Owner: Port of Bellingham. Contractor: Ebenal General Special Projects Inc.

111 Samish Way, $15,000 for two internally illuminated signs: one mounted on tenant storefront, one added to existing freestanding, multi-tenant identification sign: Supon’s Thai Kitchen. Owner: Charlie C. and Ji Sook Kang. Contractor: The Sign Post.

800 Lakeway Drive, $130,000 for tenant improvement: convert Washington Mutual Bank into Chase Bank branch. Owner: Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Contractor: Express Construction Co.

1336 Cornwall Ave., $200,560 for tenant improvement: relocate teller towers and lines, changes to ceiling, relocate ATM: Washington Mutual to Chase Bank. Owner: Pacific First Federal. Contractor: Express Construction Co.

3110 Woburn St. Suite 101, $155,000 for tenant improvement: remodel interior to convert Washington Mutual to Chase Bank. Owner: Dahlia Building LLC. Contractor: Express Construction Co.

1835 Barkley Blvd. Suite 204, $230,000 for tenant improvement: completion of portion of shell building for unnamed office tenant. Owner: Talbot Real Estate LLC. Contractor: Dawson Construction.

4110 Strider Loop Suite 109, $133,304 for commercial addition/tenant improvement: combine spaces 108 and 109, add partial second story. Owner: Baker Business Center LLC. Contractor Hydro Mechanical Inc.

1600 Block N. State St., $10,000 for commercial alteration: construction of eight-foot-high cyclone fence as protection around existing electrical substation: Puget Sound Energy. Owner: Puget Sound Energy. Contractor: Northwest Fence Co.

1515 N. Forest St., $29,000 for one freestanding, internally illuminated sign to be located on existing footing, new pole, new signage: Unlimited Service. Owner: Richard S. and Lynn A. Wilson. Contractor: The Sign Post.

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