Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.

Click here for office and department contact information
Click here for information on COVID-19

Local Emergency Planning Council (LEPC)

​The purpose of the Thurston County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is to coordinate hazardous materials issues and carry out the mandate of the Emergency Planning Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986. (EPCRA). The LEPC provides an opportunity for local businesses, response agencies and citizens to share information about:

  • Hazardous substances in the community
  • Emergency planning measures
  • Health & environmental risks due to hazardous substances

Next Meeting:     Thursday, October 22, 2020  1:00 pm 

                                    Thurston County Emergency Management 

                                    9521 Tilley Rd. SW 

                                    If you are interested in participating in our LEPC, please contact Cherie Nevin at or call 360-867-2827

Tier Two Information Availability:

Tier Two - Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory information is available for public review at the Thurston County Emergency Management office. Contact 360-867-2800 for more information or to schedule an appointment to review this data.

Postal mail correspondence should be sent to:

ThurstonCounty LEPC
c/o Thurston County Emergency Management
9521 Tilley Rd. SW
Olympia,WA 98512-2036

Site Security:

Protecting Process Plants: Preventing Terrorism Attacks and Sabotage
An article printed in the Feb. 12, 2003 issue of the Homeland Defense Journal.

Jane's Facility Security Handbook

Jane's Information Group
1340 Braddock Place, Suite 300
Alexandria VA, 22314-1651

Agency Links:

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office

Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE)
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act

Washington State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)