Whatcom County Flood Maps (Washington)

Search for Whatcom County, WA flood maps. Flood maps include information on flood zones, flood hazards, flood insurance rates, FEMA flood plans, topography, soil composition, drainage patterns, and more.


Assessors in Whatcom County, Washington are charged with determining the value of taxable property within a county or local area. These property value assessments are used to levy property taxes. In addition to tax assessment, assessors maintain detailed county and local maps that show parcel boundaries and buildings, including flood maps. These Whatcom County flood maps show flood zones, flood damage, topography, and drainage patterns, which can impact property values. Whatcom County Assessors may make flood maps available on their websites.

Whatcom County Assessor's Office Bellingham WA 311 Grand Avenue 98225 360-676-6790


Building Departments in Whatcom County, Washington ensure the construction of safe buildings by creating and enforcing building codes. As part of this process, Whatcom County Building Departments use flood maps to establish standards for building construction and resistance to natural disasters. Many maintain and evaluate flood maps, which include information on Whatcom County flood zones, flood hazards, topography, soil composition, and flood drainage patterns. These maps may also include information on building codes and regulations related to flooding. These flood maps may be available online through the Building Department.

Bellingham Building Department Bellingham WA 210 Lottie Street 98225 360-676-6550

Bellingham Planning Department Bellingham WA 210 Lottie Street 98225 360-676-6982

Ferndale Planning Department Ferndale WA 2095 Main St 98248 360-384-4006

Lynden Planning and Zoning Department Lynden WA 323 Front Street 98264 360-354-5532

Whatcom County Planning Department Bellingham WA 5280 Northwest Drive 98226 360-676-6907


Archives in Whatcom County, Washington collect and store documents and other records that have historic value. Most archives also contain local Whatcom County maps, including flood maps. These flood maps include Whatcom County flood zones, topography, and soil composition. They may also show drainage patterns and flood hazards. Archives may also have historical flood maps that show major floods from the past as well as Whatcom County flood plan improvements. Many archives are housed within libraries, and archives may provide online access to their flood map collections.

Bellingham Northwest Regional Archive Bellingham WA 808 25th Street 98225 360-650-3125


Clerks in Whatcom County, Washington keep public records for a county or local government, including a number of different types of documents. As part of their duties, Clerks maintain detailed maps, including Whatcom County flood maps. These maps contain flood zone information, flood hazards, topography, rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water, as well as other flood-related information. Clerks may also keep Whatcom County historical flood maps. These flood maps may be available through the Clerk's website.

Lynden City Clerk Lynden WA 300 4th Street 98264 360-354-1170

Whatcom County Clerk Bellingham WA 311 Grand Avenue 98225 360-676-6777


Recorders of Deeds in Whatcom County, Washington ensure the accuracy of property and land records by maintaining real estate ownership documents. In addition to property records, Recorders of Deeds also have detailed county and local maps that show property lines and building information, including flood maps. These flood maps show flood zones, topography, soil composition, and flood hazards, as well as other information related to Whatcom County floods. Whatcom County Recorders of Deeds may make flood maps available on their websites.

Whatcom County Recorder of Deeds Bellingham WA 311 Grand Avenue 98225 360-676-6740