Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing

Public Comments (Received to Date):

Public Comments for the core items of the comprehensive plan periodic update (PDF)

This is a large file. If you have issues opening this file, please contact Maya Teeple.
If you submitted a comment on the core items of the Comprehensive Plan and do not see your comment included, please contact staff.

Public Hearing Date:

The Thurston County Board of County Commissioners has scheduled a public hearing on proposed amendments of the Comprehensive Plan 20-year Periodic Update. The hearing is scheduled for October 15, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. or soon thereafter in Building 1, Room 280 of the Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, Olympia WA, 98502.

What items are considered as part of this Public Hearing?

The October 15, 2019 public hearing with the Board of County Commissioners is on the core items of the Comprehensive Plan Periodic Update, which includes updates to;

To continue important discussions on other major items and allow additional time for public review and comment, the continuing items of the Comprehensive Plan Periodic Update are not included as part of this public hearing. These items will return to continue public review at a later time. Continuing items include updates to;


Comprehensive Chapter Drafts

Thurston County staff update the Comprehensive Plan Chapters with input from the community, stakeholders, planning commission, and elected officials. As such, several drafts are created throughout the Comprehensive Plan Update process. The most current drafts of the Comprehensive Plan Chapters are available now!


SEPA Environmental Checklist

The County filled out a SEPA Environmental Checklist, which looks at the potential environmental impacts of the proposed amendments. The County issued a Determination of Non-significance (DNS) for this proposal per WAC 197-11-340. The appeal deadline is September 23, 2019.


I want to submit a comment or have a question

If you have questions regarding the Thurston County Comprehensive Plan Periodic Update or would like to submit a written comment, please contact Maya Teeple by phone at (360) 786-5578, or you may e-mail her at: