Welcome to City of Lynden’s Planning & Community Development Department 

Our staff is very happy to help you with Property Development, Economic Development, Code Enforcement, Mapping, and other issues involving making Lynden a more desirable place to live for everyone. Our office is also the point of contact for most local environmental issues.

We are a small department that has the ability to give friendly, prompt, and professional service to everyone.

Department Links

Planning Department Contact Info

Community Development & Planning FAQ


Comprehensive Plan

Development Standards

Environmental Regulations

Historic Preservation

Planning Commission

Pepin Creek Sub-Area – Master Planning Project


All Planning and Community Development Department downloadable forms and applications can be found HERE.
All forms and applications for the City of Lynden can be found HERE.

Heidi Gudde - Planning Director
Heidi Gudde - Planning Directorguddeh@lyndenwa.org