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Reporting properties in violation of Health Code

Posted on : March 9, 2013 Updated on : Dec. 1, 2015 in: Deputy, Website .

Recently several citizens have asked what the process is for reporting properties in violation of the Whatcom County Health Code. 
The Whatcom County Codes can be found at:

The codes specifically addressing Solid waste is Title 8 and Title 24. “Solid waste” means: All putrescible and nonputrescible solid and semisolid wastes, including, but not limited to, biomedical waste, garbage, rubbish, ashes, industrial wastes, swill, sewage sludge, demolition and construction wastes, abandoned vehicles or parts thereof, contaminated soils and contaminated dredged material, and recyclable materials.

Solid waste stored on the ground accessible by animals is ...

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Noise Ordinance

Posted on : Feb. 26, 2013 Updated on : Feb. 26, 2013 in: Deputy .

The weather is heating up and the daylight hours are longer. With warm weather and sun comes gatherings, parties, and increased noise. The Whatcom County Council adopted a noise ordinance to provide guidelines for loud or unusual noise. The ordinance is broken down into two sections in Chapter 9.40:

9.40.010 Keeping of a disorderly house prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person who owns, leases, operates or is otherwise in control of any premises to wilfully make or continue, or cause to be made or continued, any loud or unusual ...

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