Building permits, 7/24 to 8/7/2009

The following recent building permit activity includes permits for commercial projects valued at $10,000 or more, and residential projects valued at $250,000 or more. 


1301 Fraser St., $15,000 for tenant improvement: create accessible toilet room and update control room: Columbia Inspection. Owner: Haskell Business Center. Applicant: Grinstad & Wagner Architects. 

412 Girard St., $40,000 for tenant improvement. Owner: Whidbey Island Bank. Applicant and contractor: HBC Homes. 

147 W. Kellogg Road, $20,000 for tenant improvement: remove interior walls and add new walls for dental office. Owner: Blossom Management Corp. Applicant: Rick Kuhns. Tenant: Terri Zweber DDS. 

BG Western Washington University, $86,000 to regrade parking lot to improve storm drainage. Repave, restripe and replace curb as necessary. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: David Evans & Assoc. 

1256 N. State St., $15,000 to replace structural supports for cornice on north and west face of building: YMCA. Owner: Whatcom Family YMCA. Applicant: Dawson Construction. 

122 W. Stuart Road, $150,000 for tenant improvement: new Sherwin-Williams store in retail space. Owner: John Volken Foundation. Applicant: Douglas Landsem. 

1408 N. Garden St. Suite 101, $10,000 for tenant improvements: divide building into a new massage unit and residential unit. Owner: Joyful Moon RE6 LLC. Applicant: Lind Bros Construction. 

3500 Meridian St., $48,000 for commercial addition: 40′ x 40′ storage building attached to existing storage warehouse. Owner: Whatcom Farmers Co-op. Applicant: Planned Perfection. Contractor: Triple S Construction. 

3028 Lindbergh Ave., $22,000,000 for new campus center building. Owner: Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges. Applicant: Kevin Barber, HKP Architects.

119 N. Commercial St., $15,000 to install two new equipment cabinets to existing rooftop telecom facility. Owner: Bellingham Towers LLC. Applicant: AT&T. 

3944 Meridian St., $39,000 for new signs: DeWaard & Bode. Owner: Meridian Village LLC. Applicant: Sign Post. 

1200 Block Franklin St., $13,500 for public shelter: Franklin Park. Owner: City of Bellingham Finance. Applicant: Faber Brothers. 

3720 Meridian St., $200,000 for commercial alteration and addition: relocate restaurant into existing restaurant space: Slo Pitch Sports Grill & Casino. Owner: Dimitrios and Eleni Zourkos. Applicant: Jas Gill. 

1211 Jersey St., $30,000 for commercial addition: stormwater vault for 24-unit apartment building. Owner and applicant: MDHS Investments LLC. 

100 W. Telegraph Road, $85,000 for commercial alteration: remove and replace glass seating area. Owner: Bellis Fair Partners. Applicant and contractor: A.J. Richardson Construction. 

1616 Cornwall Ave. Suite 119, $13,000 for tenant improvement: office remodel, no change to exterior. Owner: Garnet LLC. Applicant and contractor: Coble Construction. 

1400 Woburn St., $59,243 for new storage building: City of Bellingham Horticulture Building. Owner: City of Bellingham Finance. Applicant: Tom Slack. 

3507 Seeley St., $256,571 for new single family residence with attached garage. Owner, applicant and contractor: Paul Taylor Homes LLC.


224 36th St., $46,000 for tenant improvement: minor modifications of retail area of tenant space: Clearwire. Owner: Sehome/Vander Pol LLC/Teel LLC/Cain LLC. Contractor: Palladeo.

1 Bellis Fair Parkway, $899,401 for commercial alteration: reroof portions of Bellis Fair Mall, remove pea gravel, install 1″ 150 mil. and 60 mil. PVC membrane over existing roofing. Owner: Bellis Fair Partners. Contractor: Clark’s Quality Roofing. 

HU Western Washington University, $360,000 for commercial alteration: upgrade second and third floor ventilation system. Owner: Western Washington University. Contractor: Myers General Commercial Corp. 

1824 Ellis St., $45,000 for tenant improvement: complete second floor area framed during original construction: Bellingham Food Bank. Owner: Alternatives to Hunger. Contractor: Pearson Construction Corp.

2075 Barkley Blvd. Suite 105, $79,000 for tenant improvement: convert coffee cafe area in medical office lobby into blood draw lab: NW Regional Labs. Owner: Talbot Medical Real Estate LLC. Contractor: Scoboria Construction. 

1111 W. Holly St., $10,000 for commercial alterations to existing office building: update of four restrooms for access for disabled: Harborview Building. Owner: Robin M. Quelch. Contractor: Creative Construction & Remodel. 

805-807 Harris Ave., $200,000 for commercial reroof of Buildings 4 and 5: overlay roof replacement. Owner: Port of Bellingham. Contractor: Esary Roofing & Siding Co. 

2425 E. Bakerview Road, $50,000 for tenant improvement: warehouse pallet racking system: Walker Carpet One. Contractor: Walker Flooring & Interiors Inc. 

1301 Fraser St., $15,000 for tenant improvement: enlarge toilet room to provide barrier-free access, install one-hour assembly in control room doorway. Owner: Haskell Business Center. 

610 W. Illionois St., $287,426 for new single family residence with attached garage, no basement. Owner: Quang D. Nguyen and Lan Thi Vu. Contractor: S&S Construction.

1001 Newton St., $263,342 for new single family residence with attached garage. Owner: Yes Street Terrace LLC. Contractor: Skeers Construction. 

205 Middlefield Road, $486,532 for new single family residence. Owner: Joe and Leslie Svoboda. Contractor: Welcome Construction.

Compiled by Isaac Bonnell.

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