Glacier Springs Property Owners Association – Frequently Asked Questions
Below is general information about the administrative and operational aspects of the Glacier Springs community. If you have further questions, please contact us.
Q: How much are the dues at Glacier Springs?
A: Annual dues are $180 per lot and cover the calendar year. Invoices for dues are sent to each property owner in January. They are due March 31. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm any account balances or request a copy of dues invoices.
Q: I am a property owner and want to build on my lot. What do I need to do?
A: First, contact Whatcom County Department of Planning and Development, (360) 676-6907. Have your tax parcel number handy. Second, contact the Glacier Springs Zoning Committee (refer to Building Process). Third, request a water availability permit and water connection application from the water system manager (refer to Water System).
Q: How much are the water dues?
A: Glacier Springs maintains our own water system and the maintenance of this system is included in the annual dues. Effective 8/09/14, a $3,000 “Water Connection Fee” will be assessed as part of the building process. Click here for more information about the water system.
Q: I’m a new property owner. Whom do I contact to make sure you have my mailing address?
A: The title company usually contacts the Glacier Springs treasurer with new contact information when a property changes ownership. However, to assure we have the most current information, please email your information to the GSPOA treasurer (refer to Board of Directors for contact information).
Q: Whom do I contact about garbage and/or recycling pick up service?
A: Sanitary Service, (360) 398-2025
Q: Whom do I contact regarding new utility services?
A: Phone and internet – Ziply Fiber, (866) 699-4759
Electricity – Puget Sound Energy, (888) 225-5773; outside of Washington state, (425) 452-1234
Propane – Whatcom Farmer’s Co-op, (360) 354-4595
Water – Glacier Springs water system manager
Q: What should I do if I have a concern or complaint against another property?
A: Members of Glacier Springs can use this form to notify the Board of Directors about a concern in the community. Click here to access the form. The Board of Directors follows this policy when they receive a notice of concern form from a Glacier Springs property owner.