Dylan Bass

Staff Planner

Dylan Bass came to MFA with three years of community and environmental urban planning. As a generalist, Dylan has experience in administering State Environmental Policy Act reviews, permitting projects in Washington’s shorelines, and critical areas permitting. At MFA, his roles include preparing permitting documents for submittal to regulatory agencies, conducting research into project permitting and…

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Permitting can be complex for some projects, especially for those working in critical areas or in designated greenways and scenic areas. At MFA, I help clients and communities see the forest through the trees, so to speak, by providing the path towards permitting a wide variety of projects. My favorite part of the work I do is seeing a project I helped to permit come to fruition.
Permitting can be complex for some projects, especially for those working in critical areas or in designated greenways and scenic areas. At MFA, I help clients and communities see the forest through the trees, so to speak, by providing the path towards permitting a wide variety of projects. My favorite part of the work I do is seeing a project I helped to permit come to fruition.
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Who is Dylan Bass?

Dylan Bass came to MFA with three years of community and environmental urban planning. As a generalist, Dylan has experience in administering State Environmental Policy Act reviews, permitting projects in Washington’s shorelines, and critical areas permitting. At MFA, his roles include preparing permitting documents for submittal to regulatory agencies, conducting research into project permitting and entitlements, and assisting with report writing.

A native of Bellingham, Washington, Dylan attended Western Washington University for his undergraduate degree in Urban Planning. After college, he  assisted an affordable housing nonprofit as an intern before seeking experience in the public sector. His search led him to Southwest Washington, where he worked for Cowlitz County as a community and environmental planner before coming to MFA. In his free time, Dylan enjoys honing his photography skills, playing guitar, and camping throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Urban Planning and Sustainable Development, minor in Environmental Policy, Western Washington University

Certifications

38-Hour Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Training (Feb. 2020)

 

ECY Coastal Training Program Ordinary High Water Mark Determination Training (Oct. 2020)

 

ECY Coastal Training Program Shoreline Permit Administration Training (Jan. 2019)