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OLYMPIA –The Thurston County and City of Lacey Planning Commissions will hold a joint public hearing on Wednesday, September 27, at 7:00 p.m. to receive public testimony on a proposal to update the Lacey Joint Plan. The proposed amendments include revised background information, updated goals and policy language, low-density zoning consolidation, and three site-specific land-use or zoning amendments. View the proposed Joint Plan draft online on the project webpage.

What: Special Meeting - Joint Planning Commission Public Hearing for Lacey Joint Plan

When: Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Time: 7:00 p.m., or soon thereafter

Attend in-person or virtually: Those wishing to testify should appear in person at 3000 Pacific Avenue, Room 110 or attend virtually. A link on the Planning Commission agenda webpage will be available a week before the meeting at:

Written Comments: If you are unable to attend the public hearing, you can submit written comments to Leah Davis, Associate Planner, at no later than 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2023. You can also mail, or hand deliver comments to:


Thurston County CPED

Attn: Leah Davis, Associate Planner

3000 Pacific Avenue, Room 100

Olympia WA, 98501



The Growth Management Act requires counties and cities to adopt Joint Plans to guide development in the Urban Growth Areas. The Lacey Joint Plan was last updated in 2003. This update will include new goals and policy language and minor corrections to the future land use and zoning maps. A request by the City of Lacey to consolidate Low Density Residential (LD 0-4) and (LD 3-6) into one zoning designation of Low Density 0-6 (LD 0-6) is included in this update, as well as three citizen-requested zoning amendments.


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 call via Washington Relay:  711 or 800-833-6388.



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