Thurston County facilities are open to the public with safety measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect public and employee health. Learn more here.
Community Planning works with the County's elected officials and a citizen advisory group, the Planning Commission, to prepare for long-term growth, protect natural resources, reduce urban sprawl and comply with state and federal laws. The main documents for this work are the Comprehensive Plan and the Development Code Docket. Community Planning is a division of CPED. For information about permits, please contact the permit department. Planning Policies (PDF) | Subscribe to our email list