Building permits, 10/9 to 10/23/2009

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.


2100 Electric Ave., $200,000 to replace failing flat roofs on detached carport structures with new 1:12 pitch roofs. Owner: Old Mill Village Partners. Applicant: Shannon Maris.

1200 C St., $450,000 for new commercial two-story, 6,411-square-foot building for boat repair and sales. Owner: Peter W. Foti. Applicant: Fred Wagner. Contractor: Alvord & Richardson Construction Co. Tenant: West Coast Marine.

1402 E. Sunset Dr., $35,000 for commercial alteration: convert existing single family residence into office use: Chiropractic Pain Relief Center. Owner and applicant: Daniel L. and Barbara L. Eschbach. Tenant: Chiropractic Pain Relief Center.

2901 Squalicum Parkway, $1,995,000 for tenant improvement: renovation of behavioral health unit. Owner: Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace-Health Hospital Services. Applicant: Petersen Kolberg & Associates.

1417 N. State St., $40,000 for commercial alteration: interior remodel for office use. Owner: KSLJ LLC. Applicant: Marcus Johnson. Contractor: Oracle Contracting Services.

303 Potter St., $20,300 for commercial alterations: replace siding on three sides, replace existing windows and add three windows. Owner: Gregory R. and Sandee W. Hess. Applicant: Landmark Enterprises.

MH Western Washington University, $36,000,000 for commercial alterations/addition: gut and rebuild 130,000-sqaure-foot academic building and enclose portion of interior courtyard. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: Mahlum Architects. Contractor: Dawson Construction.


222 36th St., $150,000 for commercial alterations: interior remodel of existing coffee shop, minor exterior repairs. Owner: Sehome/Vander Pol LLC/ Teel LLC/ Cain LLC. Contractor: Wilcox Construction.

1470 Ellis St., $35,000 for commercial alterations: remove two interior non-bearing framed walls and portion of CMU wall for new medical tenant. Owner: Ellis Street Enterprises LLC. Contractor: NJI Design & Construction.

100 W. Telegraph Road, $100,000 for commercial alteration: new glassed-in greenhouse over lower seating area: Red Robin. Owner: Bellis Fair Partners. Contractor: AJ Richardson Construction.

710 Larrabee Ave., $436,134 for new single family residence: two stories with basement and attached garage. Owner: Karl A. and Karen B. Thomas.

2806 Douglas Ave., $2,000,000 for commercial addition/alteration: add to and remodel facility to create 12-bed hospice care: Whatcom County Hospice House. Owner: The Corporation of Catholic Archbishop of Seattle. Contractor: Dawson Construction.

314 W. Champion St., $20,000 for tenant improvement: wholesale cupcake bakery. Owner: Douglas T. and Sherry A. Gray.

1301 Broadway St., $10,000 for commercial alterations: building modifications to house new duct work for HVAC retrofit. Owner: Westford Funeral Home Inc. Contractor: Blythe Plumbing & Heating.

401 Grand Ave., $25,000 for commercial alteration: concrete and railing work for permanent pedestrian safety along edge of retaining walls remaining from previous building on site: Whatcom County Government. Owner: Whatcom County. Contractor: Ebenal General.

310 W. Holly St., $25,000 for tenant improvement: convert antique store into hair salon. Owner: Bellingham Housing Authority.

12 Bellwether Way, $30,000 for commercial alteration: combine two tenant spaces into one office suite for Pacific Harbor Psychology & Psychiatry. Owner: Port of Bellingham. Contractor: Credo Construction.

1400 N. Forest St., $750,000 for commercial addition/alteration: enlarge and remodel building, convert to office use. Owner: Heron Point Properties LLC. Contractor: Elements Construction.

1601 Donovan Ave., $367,664 for new single family residence with attached garage. Owner: HBC Homes.

2615 Iron St., $319,408 for new single family residence with attached garage. Owner: Thomas L. Miller and Teresa J. Tucker. Contractor: Thomas Miller Construction Inc.

Compiled by Isaac Bonnell.

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