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.
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The current Comprehensive Plan is a posted below in sections. The core items of the periodic update were complete in 2019 and adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on November 12, 2019 by Resolution 15836 and Ordinance 15837. A public notice of adoption was issued in The Olympian on November 19, 2019 (PDF Version of Notice). Amendments by year are noted in Appendix D. All documents are PDFs.
ChaptersCover Page | Title Page | Table of Contents | 1 Introduction | 2 Land Use | 3 Natural Resource Lands | 4 Housing | 5 Transportation | 6 Capital Facilities | 7 Utilities | 8 Economic Development | 9 Natural Environment | 10 Archaeological & Historic Resources | 11 Health | 12 Amendments | 13 Glossary AppendicesA - Thurston County History | B - Reserved | C - Descriptions of Plans, Studies & Regulations | D - List of Plan Amendments | E - Maps | F - Reserved | G - Capital Improvement ProgramMapsChapter 1 Maps: Map I-1 - Thurston County Jurisdiction Map I-2 - PhysiographyMap I-3 - Existing Land Use
Chapter 2 Maps: Map L-1 - Future Land Use Map L-3 - Military and Airport Impact Areas
Chapter 3 Maps: Map N-1 - Long Term Agriculture & Forestry Map M-43 - Designated Mineral Resource LandsMap N-3 - Mineral Lands Inventory
Chapter 5 Maps: Map T-1 - Federal Functional Classification Map T-2 - County Functional ClassificationMap T-2a - Grand Mound Functional ClassificationMap T-3 - Transit RoutesMap T-4 - Bike and Multiuse TrailsMap T-5 - Rails, Ports, and AirportsMap T-6 - 2015 Traffic VolumesMap T-7 - 2040 Projected Traffic VolumesMap T-8 - Freight and Goods Transporation Map T-9 - LOS StandardMap T-10 - LOS Projections
Chapter 7 Maps:Map U-1 - Water, Sewer, and Solid Waste
Nisqually | Grand Mound | Rochester
L - Olympia Urban Growth Area (UGA) Traffic | M - Lacey UGA Traffic | N - Tumwater UGA Traffic | O - Projected Olympia UGA Traffic | P - Projected Lacey UGA Traffic | Q - Project Tumwater UGA Traffic