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.

 

Accepted

300 Harris Ave., $30,000 for tenant improvement: provide a ticketed sales room and modify restrooms to be ADA compliant. Owner: Port of Bellingham. Applicant: Grinstad & Wagner Architects. Contractor: The Franklin Corporation.

3800 Byron Ave. Suite 100, $85,000 for tenant improvement: remodel existing DDS office for future DDS office. Owner: E. David Engst. Applicant: Vintage Builders of Whatcom County.

1414 12th St., $150,000 for tenant improvement: Banner Bank. Owner: Clanharmer LLC. Applicant: Perrault Interiors.

808 Fieldston Rd., $25,675 for new retaining wall. Owner: Robert E. Morton and Mary Davenport-Morton. Applicant: Schwiesow & Drilias Inc.

1835 Barkley Blvd, $493,650 for foundation for future two-story office building. Owner: Talbot Real Estate LLC. Applicant: RMC Architects.

2450 James St., $65,000 for tenant improvement for clothing store: adding accessible restroom, changing room and checkout counter. Owner: Sunnyland Properties. Applicant: Marcus Johnson. Contractor: The Franklin Corporation.

3950 Home Rd., $25,875 for commercial addition: conference and entry addition to existing mixed occupancy building. Owner: DDJ Investments LLC.

PA Western Washington University, $160,000 to install roof top air handler unit and window shading devices. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: SHKS Architects.

4055 Hammer Dr., $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 Dr., $256,000 for new single story warehouse building with office and two warehouse spaces, “Building B.” Owner: Donald A. and Karen S. Rasmussen. Applicant: Chris Rasmussen.

1344 King St. Suite 101, $10,000 for tenant improvement: create separate tenant space for existing laser treatment center: American Laser Center. Owner: KT Sleep Escape LLC. Applicant: Grinstad & Wagner Architects Inc.

1344 King St. Suite 102, $11,100 for tenant improvement: increase size of existing salon by expanding into former spa space: Argyle Salon.

237 W. Kellogg Rd., $760,000 for re-roof of existing building, skylight replacement, new air conditioner in portion of building and replace two windows. Owner: Washington State Board for Community College Education.

400 36th St., $375,000 for tenant improvement: expansion of existing retail store into adjacent spaces. Owner: Sehome/Vander Pol LLC. Applicant: Mulvanny G2 Architecture. Tenant: REI.

436 W. Bakerview Rd. Suite 102, $65,000 for new tenant: chiropractic office. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Applicant: By the Bay Construction.

1515 Iowa St., $305,000 for commercial alteration/addition: enlarge building, convert to auto body/paint shop with accessory offices. Owner: Hank A. Lewis. Applicant: Marcus Johnson. Contractor: The Franklin Corporation.

619 Cornwall Ave., $500,000 to perform repairs to the Bellingham Shipping Terminal Pier. Owner and applicant: Port of Bellingham.

194 E. Bakerview Rd., $750,000 for new 10,000-square-foot office building. Owner: DM Scott Properties LLC. Applicant and contractor: Premier Construction Management.

196 E. Bakerview Rd., $750,000 for new 10,000-square-foot office building. Owner: DM Scott Properties LLC. Applicant and contractor: Premier Construction Management.

3310 Whipple Ct., $304,500 for new single family residence with attached garage. Owner: Christopher R. and Kathleen A. Bergner. Applicant: MP Costello Design & Construction LLC.

AH Western Washington University, $321,000 for commercial alterations: classroom and laboratory remodels in rooms 315 and 317. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: Jim Williams. Contractor: Faber Brothers Construction Corp.

1835 Barkley Blvd., $1,480,952 for shell and core for new two-story CMU/wood frame 23,600-square-foot office building. Owner: Talbot Real Estate LLC. Applicant: RMC Architects. Contractor: Dawson Construction Inc.

1318 12th St., $180,000 for tenant improvement: new bank. Owner: Waldron Development LLC.

905 Squalicum Way, $700,000 for Phase 1 of two-phase light industrial complex, shell only for Building A. Owner: Squalicum Lofts LLC. Applicant: RMC Architects. Tenant: Squalicum Lofts.

1344 King St., $37,500 for tenant improvement: remodel existing spa to offices. Owner: KT Sleep Escape LLC. Applicant: Grinstad & Wagner Architects.

3903 Spur Ridge Lane, $135,266 for commercial addition to existing building: 4,000 new square feet of storage space. Owner: Howard Furst and Deborah D. Lucas. Applicant and contractor: Com-Steel LLC.

2314 E. Bakerview Rd. Suite 101, $13,756 to install one building sign and one freestanding sign: Industrial Supply. Owner: Kermit LLC. Applicant: Grand View Sign & Awning.

1221 N. State St., $3,000,000 for construction of a new 8,956-square-foot retail bank branch and commercial banking offices and accessory drive-up canopy. Owner: BNB Drive-Up Partnership LLP. Applicant: Vocon Design. Tenant: Key Bank.

1111 E. Maple St., $12,559 to repair exterior wall. Owner: Richard B. and Janet L. Congdon. Applicant and contractor: Z Construction. Tenant: Masterlube.

4010 Meridian St., $144,000 for tenant improvement: grocery store. Owner: Carl and Helen Wibbelman. Applicant: Jed Clark Contractor: Group Construction General Contractors. Tenant: West Coast Grocery.

2500 Squalicum Pkwy., $200,000 for site work: geo-piers for new medical office building. Owner: Squalicum Creek Properties LLC. Applicant: David Christensen.

1008 W. Holly St., $45,000 for commercial addition to existing gas station/convenience store. Owner: Khabra LLC. Applicant: Fred Wagner.

2500 Squalicum Pkwy., $4,800,000 for new three-story medical office building with parking beneath: shell only. Owner: Squalicum Creek Properties LLC. Applicant: David Christensen.

3101 Newmarket St. Suite 201, $500,000 for tenant improvement: new restaurant on second floor. Owner: 3101 Newmarket LLC. Applicant: RMC Architects. Tenant: Browns Restaurant Group.

1020 W. Bakerview Rd., $400,000 for new commercial building and fuel station: fast food and gas: Jack in the Box. Owner: Eastbourne Bellingham LLC.

1711-15 Ellis St., $900,000 for new six-unit live/work building. Owner: John H. Blethen. Applicant: Grinstad & Wagner Architects.

1022 17th St., $423,900 for new single family residence with partially finished basement and attached garage. Owner: Adoline and Kerry Brown. Applicant and contractor: Tembe LLC.

1711-15 Ellis St., $900,000 for new six-unit live/wok building. Owner: John H. Blethen. Applicant: Grinstad & Wagner.

1240 E. Maple St. Suite 104, $15,000 for tenant improvements: create retail mini mart in former hair salon space. Owner and applicant: Jung H. and Yong S. Choi.

3628 Meridian St., $250,000 for tenant improvement: install wall between two existing dental clinics and infill addition. Owner: Meridian Dental Group LLP. Applicant: RMC Architects.

1200 Harris Ave., $25,000 to remove one layer of roofing, apply new torch down roof. this permit does not include replacement of any mechanical units on this roof. Owner: Uy Family LP. Applicant and contractor: Fiddler Roofing.

AH Western Washington University, $321,000 for commercial alterations: classroom and lab remodels, rooms 315 and 317. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: Jim Williams. Contractor: Faber Brothers Construction.

2901 Squalicum Pkwy., $198,000 of patient lifts. First floor: room 104, 108, 1062, 1651. Second floor: room 221, 215, 223, 271, 275. Third floor: 303, 371. Fourth floor: 412, 425. Owner: Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace-Health Hospital Services. Applicant: St. Joseph’s Hospital. Contractor: M. Brown Industries.

3101 Newmarket St. Suite 101, $318,000 for tenant improvement: create offices in existing shell space. Owner: Interwest Bank. Applicant: Adam Kezziah. Tenant: RBC Wealth Management.

1022 17th St., $426,413 for new single family residence with partially finished basement and attached garage. Owner: Adoline and Kerry Brown. Applicant and contractor: Tembe LLC.

903 Liberty St., $297,723 for new single family residence with finished basement and attached garage. Owner: Harriet A. Spanel. Applicant: John Stewart.

2314 E. Bakerview Rd. Suite 101, $19,000 for two internally illuminated signs: one freestanding, one wall-mounted: Industrial Supply. Owner: Kermit LLC. Applicant: Grand View Sign & Awning.

 

Issued

4540 Cordata Pkwy., $18,000 for tenant improvement: finish main lobby and rear stairs. Owner: Trillium Corporation. Contractor: The Franklin Corporation.

4540 Cordata Pkwy. Suite 102, $398,000 for tenant improvement: offices for Bellingham Eye Physicians. Contractor: The Franklin Corporation.

2979 Squalicum Pkwy. Suite 302, $200,000 for tenant improvement: interior remodel to reception area and adjacent internal office: NW Gastroenterology & Endoscopy. Owner: Northwest Medical Center LLC. Contractor: Fisher & Sons Inc.

151 E. McLeod Rd. Building C, $35,000 for commercial alterations: remove vinyl siding and windows, replace with new hardiplank lap siding and new windows (does not include any repairs to building frame or sheeting, interior or exterior): Best Western Heritage Inn. Owner: Best Western Heritage Inn.

2301 James St., $12,000 for tenant improvement: revise seating area for new deli: Avenue Bread & Deli. Owner: Grunhurd Family Rev Trust.

1256 N. State St., $75,000 for commercial alteration: remodel/expand daycare. Owner: Whatcom Family YMCA. Contractor: Dawson Construction.

4120 Aldrich Rd., $18,000 for one free-standing internally illuminated monument type multi-tenant identification sign: Bakerview Village. Owner: Bakerview Village LLC. Contractor: Meyer Sign Company.

1830 Cornwall Ave. Suite 102, $10,000 for tenant improvement: construct offices and toilet room for call center: ACN Center. Owner: Wayne D. and MaryLynn Weed.

4260 Cordata Pkwy., $1,121,250 for new commercial shell building: Whatcom Plaza #1. Owner: Whatcom Plaza LLC. Contractor: The Franklin Corporation.

4252 Cordata Pkwy., $1,121,250 for new commercial shell building: Whatcom Plaza #2. Owner: Whatcom Plaza LLC. Contractor: The Franklin Corporation.

4256 Cordata Pkwy., $1,121,250 for new commercial shell building: Whatcom Plaza #3. Owner: Whatcom Plaza LLC. Contractor: The Franklin Corporation.

4179 Meridian St., $12,850 for four wall-mounted signs: three internally illuminated; one non-illuminated logo — plus new plastic sign panels only in free-standing multi-tenant identification sign: Lovers. Owner: Calrev LLC. Contractor: American Neon Inc.

428 W. Bakerview Rd., $15,000 for one free-standing, internally illuminated monument-type sign for tenant identification on a shopping center site: Bakerview Square. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Contractor: Signs Plus/Tints Plus.

414 W. Bakerview Rd. Suite 105, $160,000 tenant improvement: completion of shell space into retail store: Manna Music. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Contractor: By the Bay Construction.

2450 James St., $65,000 for tenant improvement: retail clothing store; new restrooms, changing rooms: Wee Ones Reruns. Owner: Sunnyland Properties. Contractor: The Franklin Corporation.

1825 Grant St., $272,248 for addition to commercial building, single story with mezzanine and convert to retail paper goods store: Stampadoodle. Owner: Steven H. and Wendy D. Schwartz. Contractor: Faber Brothers Construction Corp.

171-93 Telegraph Rd., $19,405 for three signs: one freestanding internally illuminated; one wall mounted multi-tenant internally illuminated; and one non-illuminated wall-mounted center identification sign: Meridian Plaza.

2930 Newmarket St. Suite 105, $25,000 for tenant improvement: enlarge conference room and rearrange some open office areas by removing permanent partitions: John L. Scott Real Estate. Owner: BVR LLC. Contractor: Scoboria Construction Inc.

1200 Old Fairhaven Pkwy. Suite 202, $17,540 for tenant improvement: complete shell space into medical offices: Ping Rice Accupuncture.

814 Dupont St., $60,000 for commercial alterations: convert retail store into professional offices. Owner: Wellspring Northwest LLC. Contractor: Squalicum Builders Inc.

2408 Cornwall Ave., $11,328 for five signs: one internally illuminated freestanding monument-type sign and four wall-mounted non-illuminated plastic-letter signs: Trinity Evangelical Church. Owner: Trinity Evangelical.

2980 Squalicum Pkwy. Suite 304, $35,000 for tenant improvement: remodel existing office into administrative office for medical provider: Bellingham Anesthesia Associates. Owner: Bellingham BSC LLC. Contractor: Austin Custom Creations.

346 36th St., $35,000 for relocation of pedestrian passageway and create storage room for tenant: Sehome Village. Owner: Sehome/Vander Pol LLC/Teel LLC/Cain LLC. Contractor: Pennon Construction Company.

3800 Byron Ave. Suite 100, $85,000 for tenant improvement: remodel dentist offices (new tenant). Owner: E. David Engst. Contractor: Vintage Builders Whatcom County.

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