Kurt Baumgarten is shown with his detached accessory dwelling unit, right, that was built legally in Bellingham's Birchwood neighborhood under the city's "infill toolkit" plan. It's a carriage house – an apartment above a two-car garage behind his home, left.
Kurt Baumgarten is shown with his detached accessory dwelling unit, right, that was built legally in Bellingham's Birchwood neighborhood under the city's "infill toolkit" plan. It's a carriage house – an apartment above a two-car garage behind his home, left. Robert Mittendorf rmittendorf@bhamherald.com
Kurt Baumgarten is shown with his detached accessory dwelling unit, right, that was built legally in Bellingham's Birchwood neighborhood under the city's "infill toolkit" plan. It's a carriage house – an apartment above a two-car garage behind his home, left. Robert Mittendorf rmittendorf@bhamherald.com

This contentious issue is dividing neighbors across Bellingham

April 13, 2018 06:02 PM