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These records include Ordinances 1 through 97, adopted by the Fairhaven City Council during meetings from 1890 through 1903; Ordinances 1 through 496, adopted by the New Whatcom City Council during meetings from 1891 through 1903; Ordinances 1 through 199, adopted by the Whatcom City Council during meetings from 1901 through 1903; and Ordinances 2008-08-081 through 2010-12-082 adopted by the Bellingham City Council during meetings from 2008 through 2010.
Ordinances passed by the city council are the laws that govern the city and are normally codified into a Municipal Code. Records include ordinance number, type or legal details, and date. The ordinances in this collection are indexed by date and by ordinance number.
Ordinances in this collection may have been repealed, superseded, amended, or otherwise had their legal effect altered by subsequent actions of the city council. Those seeking the current Municipal Code should refer to the city’s main office.
The City of Bellingham is located in Whatcom County. It was incorporated in 1904 after the consolidation of the Cities of Fairhaven, Whatcom, and New Whatcom.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Filmed and indexed by Washington State Archives, Imaging and Preservation Services.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Bellingham City Council, City Ordinances, 1890-1903, 2008-2010, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Bellingham Municipal Government, City Clerk, Council Ordinances, 1890-1903, 2008-2010, City of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington.
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