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

1852 N. State St., $10,000 for tenant improvement: convert retail to car rental. Owner: Edward S. Halasz and Julia E. Menkee. Applicant: Jeff Morris. Contractor: Pantheon Concepts.

1255 Barkley Boulevard, Suite 101, $70,000 for tenant improvement: retail space. Owner; Barkley Crossroads LLC. Applicant: Faber Bros.

1105 McKenzie Ave., $60,000 for tenant improvement: retail space. Owner: Waldron Development LLC. Applicant: Faber Bros. Contractor: Faber Brothers Const. Corp.

1601 4th St., $318,990 for single-family residence: remodel. Owner: Morris H. and Deborah B. Arthur. Applicant: Deborah Todd.

3300 Block Barkley Boulevard, $71,800 to construct retaining walls associated with detention pond for Spyglass Estates subdivision. Owner: Spyglass Hill Associates LLC. Applicant: RAM Construction Gen. Contr. Contractor: RAM Construction Gen. Contr.

1855 Barkley Boulevard, $1,904,000 for shell only: new two-story office building with associated site work for future manufactured buildings. Owner: Talbot Real Estate LLC. Applicant: Chris Jones RMC Architects. Contractor: Dawson Construction Inc. Tenant: DEA.

809 E. Chestnut St., $20,000 for tenant improvement: reconstruct two existing restrooms to conform as accessible restrooms: St. Joseph Hospital South Campus (rooms TG093 & TG095. Owner: Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace Health Hospital Services. Applicant: Ross & McClure Architects.

1824 Ellis St., $554,000 for new commercial building: Food Bank. Owner: Alternatives to Hunger. Applicant: Bellingham Food Bank. Contractor: Pearson Construction Corp. Tenant: Bellingham Food Bank.

11 Bellwether Way, Suite 102, $66,000 for tenant improvement: expansion of existing spa. Own: Port of Bellingham. Applicant: Zervas Group Architects. Tenant: Zazen Salon Spa.

1313 E. Maple St., $15,000 for tenant improvement: convert storage area on building third floor to common conference room: E & S Properties. Owner: E & S Properties. Applicant: Curt Carpenter.

1 Bellis Fair Parkway, Suite 322, $80,000 for tenant improvement: retail. Owner: Bellis Fair Partners. Applicant: Sweet Candy LLC.

414 W. Bakerview Road, Suite 101. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Applicant: By The Bay Construction.

1419 Cornwall Ave., $75,000 for tenant improvement: real estate offices. Owner: Windsor Hotel LLC. Applicant: Hays-Rogers Investments, LLC.

104 N. Commercial St., $5,170,000 for commercial renovations: mechanical & electrical systems; improvements to admin and ticket office areas. Applicant: Patricia Decker. Tenant: Mt Baker Theatre.

313 Telegraph Road, $10,000 to install one set illuminated channel letters: armed forces career center. Owner: Sid and Margaret Baron LLC. Applicant: Signs Plus.



2460 James St., $24,000 for tenant improvement: exercise studio: Butterfly Life. Owner: Sunnyland Properties. Contractor: Frankline Corp., The.

436 W. Bakerview Road, Suite 112, $28,000 for tenant improvement: expand existing retail clothing store into adjacent shell space: Labels. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Contractor: By the Bay Construction.

1427 N. State Street, $350,000 for commercial alterations: divide building into seven tenant spaces (shell only). Owner: Fussner Building LLC. Contractor: Franklin Corp., The.

1300 N. State St., $61,750 for commercial re-roof: tear off, install underlayment and new duro-last roofing system: Saturna Capital. Owner: Shuksan Properties Trust. Contractor: Esary Roofing & Siding Co. Inc.

2925 Toad Lake Road, $277,567 for new single-family residence with attached garage. Owner: Scot S. Swanson. Contractor: Fusion Builders, Inc.

1101 McKenzie Ave., $13,000 for two non-illuminated archway entry frames and attached non-illuminated signs for Young Building courtyard. Owner: Jacaranda Land Corp. Contractor: Ebenal General Inc.

436 W. Bakerview Road, Suite 109, $27,000 for tenant improvement: complete shell space into retail store: craft materials sales: J & J Needleworks. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Contractor: By the Bay Construction.

3061 Orleans St., $18,134 for three wall-mounted internally illuminated signs: WECU Sunset. Owner: Whatcom Educational CU. Contractor: Grand View Sign & Awning.

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