City of Lynden Downloadable Forms and Applications

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Administration Department
Finance Department
Fire Department
Municipal Court
Parks Department
Planning and Community Development Department
Police Department
Public Works Department


Business License/Home Occupation Permit (Fillable)
Canvasser’s/Solicitor’s License (Fillable)
Dance Permit (Fillable)
Job Application
Public Records Request Form
Small Works Roster
Special Events Application (Fillable)


Low Income Senior Discount Info
Low Income Senior Discount Application
Monthly Utility Occupation Tax Return
PAWS for Utilities – OWNERS   Auto-Withdrawal Application
PAWS for Utilities – RENTERS  Auto-Withdrawal Application
Surplus Bid Form
Utility Occupation Tax License Application
Utility Occupation Tax Ordinance 1177
Vendor List Application

Fire Department 

Medicaid Exemption Application

Plans Exam Permit Form

Municipal Court

Access to Administrative Court Records Policy
Request for Court Record(Fillable)
Request for Court Administrative Record


Park Fees
Donation Policy and Application
Lynden City Events Permit
Dedicated Parkland Use Permit
2014 Park and Trail Plan

Planning and Community Development 

Project Pre Application Meeting Request
Lot Line Adjustment Application Packet – LLA
Short Plat Application packet – SP
Long Plat Application Packet – LP
Conditional Use Permit Application Packet -CUP
Binding Site Plan Application Packet -BSP
Planned Residential Development Application Packet (COL) -PRD
Shoreline Substantial Development Permit Application -SSD
Design Review Board -DRB
Signage Design Review Application
Project Design Review Application
Critical Areas Checklist
SEPA Checklist
Traffic Impact Analysis Checklist
Development Standards Variance Application Packet
Shoreline Variance Application
PRD Amendment Application
Board of Adjustment Application Packet
Administration Appeal Application
Planning Commission Appeal Application
Comprehensive Plan Amendment Application
Zoning Amendment Text Application
Rezone Application Packet
City Right of Way Vacate Application
Building Permit Application
Fence Permit Application
Fence Permit Requirements
Residential Permit – General Requirements
Small Works Roster Application
Street Obstruction Permit Application


Concealed Pistol License Application
Private Duty Request Form 2020
Records Request Form
Vacation Watch Request

Public Works 

Building Permit Application

Contractor Certification of Compliance with Wage Payment Statutes

UAS (Drone) Operation Agreement

Fence Permit Application

Fence Permit Requirements

Residential Permit – General Requirements

Small Works Roster Application

Street Obstruction Permit

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Related Requirements and Information

Federal law protects everyone’s right to participate and be heard. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 prohibit people from being excluded from participation in, being denied benefits of, or being subjected to discrimination under any program, project, or activity of Federal Aid recipients, sub-recipients, and contractors, whether such programs, projects, and activities are federally assisted or not.

As a recipient of Federal Aid, the City of Lynden must comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and related laws, regulations and other requirements.

Title VI Public Policy Statement

Title VI Complaint Procedures

Title VI Complaint Form

For more information on this website, see Departments/Public Works/Public Works Projects/Title VI

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