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Bellingham to explore eliminating parking minimums for new development

Full or partial elimination of required spaces proposed; public hearings to come

Cars fill the lot of the strip mall in Sehome on Oct. 18. Parking requirements for new developments are hindering growth of housing and having negative impacts on the environment
Cars fill the lot of Sehome Village Shopping Center in October 2023. The City of Bellingham is considering eliminating parking mandates for development. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Charlotte Alden General Assignment/Enterprise Reporter
Bellingham City Council directed staff to explore two options that could change parking mandates for
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