Community Planning Staff

For questions about permits or a specific property, please visit the County's permitting website.  Or call (360) 754-3355, ext. 6299, or email Planning@co.thurston.wa.us.

Acting Manager
Brad Murphy - Acting Community Planning Manager
360-754-4465
Code Updates in Progress
Capital Facilities Plan
Christina Chaput - Senior Planner
360-786-5486
Comprehensive Plan
Maya Teeple - Associate Planner
360-786-5578
Development Code Amendments
Brad Murphy - Acting Community Planning Manager
360-754-4465
Grand Mound and Rochester Subarea Plan
Shannon Shula - Associate Planner
360-786-5474
Habitat Conservation Plan
Christina Chaput - Senior Planner
360-786-5486
Nisqually Subarea Plan
Maya Teeple - Associate Planner
360-786-5578
Shoreline Master Program
Andrew Deffobis - Associate Planner
360-786-5467
Land Use Programs
Critical Areas
Permits (Building Development Center) Permits -
360-786-5490
Gopher Review
Vince McDowell - Permitting Projects
360-867-2118
Flood Programs & Community Rating System
Christina Chaput - Senior Planner
360-786-5486
Shellfish Protection District
Andrew Deffobis - Associate Planner
360-786-5467
Watersheds
Kaitlynn Nelson - Associate Planner
360-867-2087
Conservation Incentive Programs
Conservation Futures
Kaitlynn Nelson - Associate Planner
360-867-2087
Open Space Tax
Andrew Deffobis - Associate Planner
360-786-5467
Voluntary Stewardship
Charissa Waters - Associate Planner
360-786-5541
Working Lands & Transfer of Development Rights
Andrew Deffobis - Associate Planner
360-786-5467