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Boat Inspection Program begins April 1st

posted Mar 13, 2013, 11:55 AM by City of Bellingham   [ updated Apr 2, 2013, 2:51 PM by Cathy Craver ]
The City of Bellingham will require aquatic invasive species inspections and purchase of an Annual Permit or Day Pass for all motorized or trailered watercraft prior to launching in Lake Whatcom.  The Whatcom County Council is expected to finalize similar regulations in April 2013.  

Inspection services are available by calling the Boat Inspection Hotline at 360-778-7975 for an appointment, or at Bloedel Donovan Park beginning April 27, 2013.

More information for boaters will be available at the following public meetings:
  • Thursday, April 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Silver Beach Elementary School cafeteria, 401 Academy Street.
  • Wednesday, April 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Geneva Elementary School cafeteria, 1401 Geneva Street.
Click here to learn more about the program.