Building permits

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.


Applications accepted

424 W. Bakerview Rd. Suite 110, $80,000 for tenant improvement: office. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Applicant: Horizon Retail Construction.

505 Grand Ave., $84,454 to remodel lobby. Owner: City of Bellingham Finance. Applicant: City of Bellingham.

3115 Howe Pl., $480,000 for new two-story commercial building. Owner: Moreno Real Estate LLC. Applicant: Faber Brothers Construction.

3773 E. McLeod Rd., $30,000 for commercial alteration: replace translucent panel patio roof with steel deck. Owner: Bellingham School District 501. Applicant: Jed Clark.

Old Main – Western Washington University, $33,000 for tenant improvements: renovate and enclose to create two offices. Owner and applicant: Western Washington University.

1201 Cornwall Ave. Suite 101, $20,000 for tenant improvement: expand salon into neighboring suite; remove wall and add sink. Owner: Rellim LLC. Applicant: Dyan Liden.

306 W. Champion St., $18,000 for tenant improvement: bathroom remodel, ADA upgrade, wall repair, flooring replacement. Owner: 308 West Champion Association LP. Applicant: Chelsea Farmer.

3206 Orleans St., $175,500 for new commercial building. Owner: Phuong Le & Linh Nguyen. Applicant: Douglas Laing. Contractor: Credo Construction, Inc.

115 W. Kellogg Rd., $20,000 for tenant improvement: new bank: Columbia Bank. Owner and applicant: Blossom Management Corp. Tenant: Columbia Bank.

4179 Meridian St., $50,000 for commerical improvements: interior structural demolition and shell improvements for change of occupancy. Owner: Calrev LLC. Applicant: Wes Butt Construction.

3206 Orleans St. Suite 101, $25,000 for tenant improvement. Owner: Phuong Le & Linh Nguyen. Applicant: Douglas Laing.

3344 Sussex Dr., $303,168 for new single family with attached garage. Owner: Michael D. Bradburn. Applicant: Fusion Builders, Inc.

1985 Barkley Blvd., $32,000 to install one internally illuminated monument sign with electronic message center (corner of Howe Pl. and Barkley Blvd.). Owner: Talbot Medical Real Estate LLC. Applicant and contractor: CDI Custom Design, Inc.

1310 10th St. Suite 103, $117,500 for tenant improvements: complete two shell spaces into one office suite. Owner: Hansra Family Ltd Partnership. Applicant and contractor: Faber Brothers Construction. Tenant: Brett & Coats.

119 N. Commercial St., $15,000 to install new electronics cabinet on rooftop of Bellingham Towers within wireless telecommunications facility. Owner: Bellingham Towers LLC. Applicant and contractor: Steelhead Communications.

1215 F St., $1.2 million for a new commercial building. Owner: Lighthouse Mission Ministries. Applicant: Colacurcio Brothers, Inc.

4411 Meridian St., $3 million for a new 42,888 square foot commercial building. Owner: John Volken Foundation. Applicant: Douglas Landsem.

1400 E. Maple St., $13,000 to modify existing bay to add four L-shaped walls for automatic car wash. Owner: Flying Dutchman Enterprise LLC. Applicant: Mark Samoylovich.

2801 Taylor Ave., $30,000 to place three antennas on existing Sprint/Crown castle monopole and place supporting equipment on concrete slab. Applicant: Clearwire.

4540 Cordata Pkwy., $15,000 to install one internally illuminated, free-standing monument-type sign; no approved or named tenant for this building. Owner: Trillium Corp. Applicant and contractor: Signs Plus. Tenant: Cordata Professional Building.



3101 Woburn St., $20,000 for commercial alteration: remove existing drive-thru ATM and install new ATM in storefront. Owner: Interwest Bank. Contractor: Presidio Construction.

313 Telegraph Rd., $10,000 for one wall-mounted internally illuminated sign: Armed Forces Career Center. Owner: Sid and Margaret Baron LLC. Contractor: Signs Plus/Tints Plus.

1852 N. State St., $15,000 for three internally illuminated signs: one free-standing and two wall-mounted: Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Owner: Edward S. Halasz and Julia E. Menkee. Contractor: National Sign Corp.

1400 12th St., $15,000 for communications equipment upgrade: replace wireless equipment cabinet: Cingular Wireless/Bellingham Housing Authority. Owner: Bellingham Housing Authority. Contractor: Steelhead Communications.

500 Block Waterleaf Ln., $50,000 for a retaining wall to support construction of new road: Waterleaf Lane. Owner: Tertiary Investments LLC. Contractor: Cabochan Construction & Development.

424 W. Bakerview Rd. Suite 103, $25,000 for tenant improvement: complete shell space into retail store: Classics Shoes. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Contractor: By the Bay Construction.

115 W. Kellogg Rd., $22,000 for tenant improvement: new bank: Columbia Bank. Owner: Blossom Management Corp.

4048 Deemer Rd., $78,000 to install concrete detention vault for subdivision: Creekside Cove. Owner: D. Scott Wesley. Contractor: Winterburn Construction.

133 S. 42nd St., $328,237 for new single family residence with attached garage. Owner: Jeffrey C. Steger.

4124 Hannegan Rd., $19,100 for seven signs: three free-standing, of which one is internally illuminated; four wall-mounted, three of which are internally illuminated. Owner: Bank of the Pacific. Contractor: Ramsay Signs.

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