Thurston County Comprehensive Plan

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.

Chapters
Cover 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 

Appendices
A - Thurston County History   |   B - Reserved   |   C - Descriptions of Plans, Studies & Regulations   |   D - List of Plan Amendments   |   E - Maps   |   F - Reserved |    G - Capital Improvement Program


Maps

Chapter 1 Maps:

Map I-1 - Thurston County Jurisdiction  
Map I-2 - Physiography
Map 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 Classification
Map T-2a - Grand Mound Functional Classification
Map T-3 - Transit Routes
Map T-4 - Bike and Multiuse Trails
Map T-5 - Rails, Ports, and Airports
Map T-6 - 2015 Traffic Volumes
Map T-7 - 2040 Projected Traffic Volumes
Map T-8 - Freight and Goods Transporation  
Map T-9 - LOS Standard
Map T-10 - LOS Projections

Chapter 7 Maps:
Map U-1 - Water, Sewer, and Solid Waste

Chapter 9 Maps: