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

In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order and Safe Start Plan, Thurston County continues to operate under an essential services model. This is in effect
until Thurston County enters Phase 3 of the Safe Start Plan. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

(Solid waste facilities are open. For more information, visit:
(For more information on the county's COVID-19 response, visit:
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The Permit Center is closed, but we are continuing to work on projects and permit applications. Read details in the News section below. Offices will reopen when the governor's Stay at Home order is lifted.


  Protected Land & Animals 
  Flood & Hazard Areas
  Driveways, Roads & Drainage
  Septic, Water & Wells
  Schedule an Inspection
  Today's Inspection Schedule

...More Inspections


  Garage, Barn, Deck, Shed, Shop
  Homes & Commercial Projects
  General Construction & Fire
  Septic, Water & Wells
  Change a Property Boundary
  Driveways, Roads & Drainage
  Check a permit status

...More Permit Types

Property Research

  All County Maps
  Gophers & Protected Species
  Zones, Flood & Hazard Areas
  Septic, Water & Wells
  Shores, Streams & Wetlands
  Auditors Record Search
  Tax Assessor Records

...More Property Research

Land Incentives 

●  Conservation Futures
●  Open Space Tax Program
●  Development Rights transfer/purchase
●  Voluntary Stewardship Program

...More about Incentives


●  All County Codes
●  Report a Violation
●  Code Changes in Progress
●  Request a Code Change
●  Citizen Participation in Codes
●  About County Codes

...More about Codes


●  Permitting Map
(zones, soils, gophers & more)
●  Elections & Schools
●  Crime Map
●  Printable Maps
●  Customizable Maps
●  Map User Training (Free)

...More from Geodata

Office Hours
Building Development Center
Monday - Friday, 8-4

Office Location
Building Development Center
Thurston County Courthouse
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Building 1, 2nd Floor

Office Contact Info
360-786-5490 – phone
360-754-2939 – fax
See the full contact list