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.
3415 James St., $10,000 for tenant improvement: create three office suites with non-bearing walls. Owner: Dennis & Lynette Hollander. Applicant and contractor: Northwest Plumbing Services.
1515 Cornwall Ave., $75,000 for shell improvement: new toilet rooms and exiting for future tenant. Owner: JFJ Company. Applicant: Tom Grinstad.
4100 Deemer Rd., $1,600,000 for new four-story, 16-unit apartment building. Owner: Sergey Savchuck & Svetlana. Applicant: Sean Hegstad. Contractor: Arrow Construction & Excavation Inc.
202 E. Holly St. Suite 301, $100,000 for proposed future nightclub. Owner: EWHA Inc. Applicant: Streamline Construction.
119 N. Commercial St. Suite 1340, $25,000 to divide existing Suite 1340 into four separate suites and create hallway access to exterior fire escape from elevator, upgrade existing restroom. Owner: Bellingham Towers LLC. Applicant: Hollander Investments.
AIC Western Washington University, $100,000 to install audio booths in Rooms 333, 335 and 353. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: Shannon Harding.
4100 Deemer Rd., $10,000 for new accessory maintenance/storage building for apartment complex. Owner: Sergey Savchuck & Svetlana. Applicant: Sean Hegstad.
2325 E. Bakerview Rd., $21,423 for demolition of front portion of building for new addition: Unlimited Services. Owner: DSJ Properties LLC. Applicant and contractor: Com-Steel LLC.
2134 James St., $25,000 for tenant improvement: occupancy change from residential to medical/dental lab: Fusion Dental Lab. Owner: Midline Holding LLC. Applicant: Jim Degolier. Tenant: Fusion Dental Lab.
151 W. Kellogg Rd., $15,000 for tenant improvement: new hair and nail salon: Phaze 2 Salon. Owner and Applicant: Blossom Management Corp. Tenant: Phaze 2 Salon.
11 Bellwether Way Suite 101, $22,692 for tenant improvement: convert deli to sushi bar restaurant. Owner: Port of Bellingham. Applicant and tenant: Minga Inc.
3750 Meridian St., $75,000 for tenant improvement: renovate office lobby area of existing motel; addition of continental breakfast area. Owner: Charles and Se Eun Cha JT. Applicant: JS Architecture.
900 Block June Rd., $11,200 for City of Bellingham sewer pump station generator/control building. Owner: Grandview’s Cordata Green LLC. Applicant: Grandview Homes.
2105 F St., $250,000 to remodel and convert an existing single family residence into a triplex townhouse development. Owner: David N. Hansen. Applicant: Grinstad & Wagner Architects.
154 S. Garden St., $290,320 for new single family residence with finished basement. Owner: Terri L. McMahan and Betty Jean Young JT. Applicant: Betty Young.
231 Highland Dr., $38,500 for three communications antennas added to existing cell tower (includes equipment cabinets and screening): Verizon Wireless. Owner: City of Bellingham Finance. Applicant: Verizon Wireless of Meridian Group.
1023 Racine St., $21,000 for new retaining wall: 4-5’6” tall, 275’ long keystone block. Owner: Shiraz & Neila Balolia. Applicant: Haven Design. Contractor: Bergman Construction.
1050 E. Sunset Dr., $100,000 for re-installation of interior storage fixtures in an existing Lowe’s store. Owner: Lowe’s HIW Inc. Applicant: Seizmic Engineering.
714 Lakeway Dr., $342.983 for commercial alteration: remove existing EPDM balasted roofing system and install new 060 mill.-thick carsile sureweld TPO balasted system. Owner: Today’s VI LLC. Applicant and contractor: Hytech Roofing. Tenant: Best Western Lakeway Inn.
2211 Elm St., $25,000 to convert existing SFR to commercial use: interior upgrades for ADA requirements and exterior ramp. Owner: 2211 Elm LLC. Applicant: Scott Davis.
119 Commercial St. Suite 350, $10,500 for commercial alteration: renovate/alter layout of this tenant space and remodel existing common adjacent restroom in corridor for accessibility: no known tenant: Hollander Investments. Owner: Bellingham Towers LLC. Applicant: Hollander Investments.
1515 Cornwall Ave., $75,000 for shell improvement: new toilet rooms and construct rear exit for future tenant. Owner: JFJ Company. Applicant: Tom Grinstad.
423 Kentucky St., $93,818 for commercial addition: add roof and walls enclosing truck loading zone. Owner: Loren J. Demuth and Theresa G. Green. Applicant: Tom Grinstad.
2500 Squalicum Pkwy., $4,800,000 for new three-story medical office building with parking beneath: shell only. Owner: Squalicum Creek Properties LLC. Applicant: Dave Christensen.
1027 Samish Way, $54,924 for commercial alteration and occupancy change: convert existing residential portion of school building into additional classroom area; includes accessible restroom and accessible route: Bayside Montessori. Contractor: MP Costello Design & Construction LLC.
1301 W. Bakerview Rd. Suite 101, $120,000 for tenant improvement: remodel existing office space into buffet-style restaurant: Hot Iron Mongolian Grill. Owner: G Four Bellingham LLC. Contractor: OMS Construction Inc.
1 Bellis Fair Pkwy. Suite 610, $113,000 for tenant improvement: remodel existing retail space for new retail customer: American Greetings. Owner: Bellis Fair Partners. Contractor: Godfrey/Langlois Construction.
3300 Block Barkley Blvd., $250,000 to construct two retaining walls as part of site development for Spyglass Estates subdivision. Owner: Spyglass Hill Associates LLC. Contractor: Ram Construction General Contractor.
1344 King St. Suite 103, $45,000 for tenant improvement: remodel existing spa into offices. Owner: KT Sleep Escape LLC. Contractor: Credo Construction.
10 Bellis Fair Pkwy., $60,000 for commercial alteration: remodel toilet and dressing rooms: JCPenney. Owner: JCPenney Company Inc #2327-5. Contractor: Woods Construction.
4194 Cordata Pkwy., $59,277 to install two info sign kiosks; one station sign; three clocks; one WTA lettered sign; and eight non-lit gate signs: Cordata WTA. Owner: Whatcom Transportation Authority. Applicant: CDI Custom Design Inc.
3415 James St., $10,000 for tenant improvement: divide existing office space into three individual offices with non-bearing walls: no change of use or occupancy. Owner: Dennis and Lynette Hollander. Contractor: Northwest Plumbing Services.
151 W. Kellogg Rd., $15,000 for tenant improvement: new hair and nail salon: Phaze 2 Salon. Owner: Blossom Management Corp.
401 Kansas St., $350,000 for commercial remodel and change of use of existing building to gas/hazardous storage and handling areas, offices and outdoor control area: Air Gas. Owner: Cascade Airgas Inc. Contractor: RCI Construction