Chapter 1.16
WARDS AND PRECINCTS

Sections:

1.16.010    Establishing wards.

1.16.020    First ward boundaries.

1.16.030    First ward precincts.

1.16.050    Second ward precincts.

1.16.070    Third ward precincts.

1.16.090    Fourth ward precincts.

1.16.110    Fifth ward precincts.

1.16.130    Sixth ward precincts.

1.16.010 Establishing wards.

On or after the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter, the boundaries of the six wards of the city of Bellingham shall be set out in this chapter. [Ord. 9096 § 1, 1982].

1.16.020 First ward boundaries.

The boundaries of the six wards shall be defined in terms of precincts as described in this chapter and depicted on a map approved by the city council. A copy of the map entitled “City of Bellingham Ward Boundaries Map 2016” shall be published on the city’s website. [Ord. 2016-08-026 § 1; Ord. 10303, 1992; Ord. 9096, 1982].

1.16.030 First ward precincts.

The precincts of the first ward are as follows: 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 209, 210, 222, and 268. The description of the boundaries of these precincts is as set forth in the amended and updated files of the Whatcom County election department. [Ord. 2016-08-026 § 2; Ord. 2008-04-038; Ord. 10303, 1992; Ord. 9096, 1982].

1.16.050 Second ward precincts.

The precincts of the second ward are as follows: 208, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 217, 218, 219, 220, and 269. The description of the boundaries of these precincts is as set forth in the amended and updated files of the Whatcom County election department. [Ord. 2016-08-026 § 3; Ord. 2008-04-038; Ord. 10303, 1992; Ord. 9096, 1982].

1.16.070 Third ward precincts.

The precincts of the third ward are as follows: 216, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 230, 231, and 232. The description of the boundaries of these precincts is as set forth in the amended and updated files of the Whatcom County election department. [Ord. 2016-08-026 § 4; Ord. 2008-04-038; Ord. 10303, 1992; Ord. 9096, 1982].

1.16.090 Fourth ward precincts.

The precincts of the fourth ward are as follows: 221, 229, 233, 234, 235, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, and 243. The description of the boundaries of these precincts is as set forth in the amended and updated files of the Whatcom County election department. [Ord. 2016-08-026 § 5; Ord. 2008-04-038; Ord. 10303 § 1, 1992; Ord. 9096, 1982].

1.16.110 Fifth ward precincts.

The precincts of the fifth ward are as follows: 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 252, and 253. The description of the boundaries of these precincts is as set forth in the amended and updated files of the Whatcom County election department. [Ord. 2016-08-026 § 6; Ord. 2008-04-038; Ord. 10303, 1992; Ord. 9096, 1982].

1.16.130 Sixth ward precincts.

The precincts of the sixth ward are as follows: 251, 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, and 266. The description of the boundaries of these precincts is as set forth in the amended and updated files of the Whatcom County election department. [Ord. 2016-08-026 § 7; Ord. 2008-04-038; Ord. 10303, 1992; Ord. 9096, 1982].