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The current Comprehensive Plan is a posted below in sections. The core items of the periodic update were complete in November 2019 and adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on November 12, 2019 by Resolution 15836 and Ordinance 15837. On December 15, 2020 the Board of County Commissioners adopted the remaining continuing items (mineral lands, forestry, parks and health) under Resolution 15953 and Ordinance 15974. A legal notice of adoption (PDF) was issued in the Olympian on December 23, 2020.
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 Environment Recreation & Open Space | 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 ProgramMaps
Chapter 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 N-2 - Designated Mineral Resource Lands (a.k.a., the Official Designated Mineral Lands Map)Map 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