WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — The Whatcom County Assessor’s Office announced this week that appraisers from their office are beginning field inspections. The current annual inspection area for revaluation in 2022, is Cycle Area 1 (see revaluation inspection areas webpage).
Every year 1/6th of the properties in the county are inspected, and the remaining 5/6th of properties in the county are statistically revalued.
The 2022 inspection area is west of Olson Rd/ Custer School Rd, north of Slater Rd; including Blaine, Birch Bay, Point Whitehorn, Cherry Point, and Point Roberts.
Inspections are of building exteriors only according to the announcement. If an appraiser needs to be out of their vehicle, they will wear masks and maintain physical distance at all times during inspections. Inspections include taking pictures and may include an exterior walk-around and/or verification of building dimensions. Appraisers drive white vehicles with the county emblem, wear orange vests and carry identification.
Though their office is currently closed to the public, Assessor’s Office staff are working and can be reached via mail, by calling 360-778-5050 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.