Public Access is Closed to Most County Facilities Due to COVID-19.

In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, Thurston County has moved to an essential services model, in effect
through Monday, April 6, 2020. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

(For more information on essential functions, visit: https://bit.ly/3dwIBK8)
(For office contacts, visit: https://bit.ly/3bs7bdy)

Emergency Plans
Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP)

​The Thurston County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan provides the basic framework the Who, What, Why, When and Where for county response to a disaster or emergency.

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Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Hazardous Materials Response Plan

​The LEPC Hazardous Material Response Plan provides for a coordinated response to actual or potential discharges and/or releases of hazardous materials within unincorporated Thurston County, associated local jurisdictions, and Tribal areas. The plan provides more of a strategic guide for appropriate actions to respond to, prevent, minimize or mitigate a threat to public health, welfare or the environment from hazardous materials releases.

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Hazard Identification & Vulnerability Analysis (HIVA)

​The Thurston County Hazards Identification and Vulnerability Analysis is a document that provides basic knowledge of hazards posing a threat to Thurston County, and serves as the basis for the Thurston County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP).

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Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan for the Thurston Area

​The Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan is a multi-jurisdictional plan that addresses the most destructive natural hazards that threaten Thurston County and its communities.

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Click here for the Thurston County Annex to the above plan.

Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan Update

​Thurston County is currently updating this plan, working with a consultant and a citizen steering committee.

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Geologic Risk for Washington State

​Landslides, Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis pose serious threats to Washington's economy. Whether they happen next year or in 50 years, losses are likely to be devastating, and understanding our risk helps increase our resiliency.

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A Homeowner's Guide to Landslides for Oregon & Washington

​Landslides are one of the most common and devastating natural hazards in the Pacific Northwest. The damage they cause is almost never covered by insurance.

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