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Thurston County Agriculture Zoning Update – Community Informational Meetings

CONTACT:    Maya Teeple, Senior Planner, Community Planning and Economic Development Department, 

OLYMPIA – Thurston County Community Planning will hold four (4) community informational meetings from March 24 - April 7, 2023. County staff will provide information, answer questions, and collect feedback from the public on possible zoning changes that would protect lands for current and future commercial agriculture use.   

The same information will be provided at each meeting.  Below are the dates and locations:

    March 27, 2023, 6:00 – 7:00 PM – South Union Grange – 10030 Tilley Rd. SW, Olympia, WA, 98512

•    March 30, 2023, 6:00 – 7:00 PM – Rochester High School Commons – 19800 Carper Rd. SW, Rochester, WA, 98579

•    April 4, 2023, 6:00 – 7:00 PM – Yelm Community Center – 301 2nd St. SE, Yelm, WA, 98597

•    April 7, 2023, 6:30 – 7:30 PM – Zoom – Register in Advance

You can also learn more and provide feedback on the potential zoning changes to protect land for future farming by viewing the online Storymap provided on the project website.

Disability Accommodations: To request disability accommodations, call the Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator at least three days prior to the meeting at 360-786-5440. Persons with speech or hearing disabilities may contact via Washington Relay:  711 or 800-833-6388.


Community Planning

Questions and inquiries regarding News Release content should be directed to the Thurston County Public Information Officer:  

Meghan Porter


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