- February 16, 2021 - The Board of County Commissioners has scheduled a public hearing for March 16, 2021 at 3 PM or soon thereafter in Room 280 Building 1 of the Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, Olympia, WA 98502. A PDF copy of the legal notice is available under the Document Center below. Those wishing to testify should either appear and be heard or connect via Zoom and be heard. Meeting information and ways to attend the meeting, will be posted on the Board’s Public Hearings Page (link). The public may submit written or emailed comments on proposed changes to Title 20 pertaining to the Resorts & Retreats code amendment. The proposed ordinance and related documents are available below.
- To submit an emailed comment, please visit the Public Participation Opportunity section below and follow the link.
- To submit a mailed comment, please mail to Andrew Boughan, Associate Planner, Community Planning and Economic Development, Building 1, 2nd Floor, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia WA 98502.
Thurston County is considering an amendment to the Resorts and Retreat Facilities use and standards in Section 20.54.070 of the Thurston County Code. This amends the special use chapter of the Thurston County Zoning Ordinance. The Resorts and Retreat Facilities use is only permitted as a special use in the Rural Residential / Resource - One Dwelling Unit Per Five Acres (RRR 1/5) zoning district. Development Code Docket # CR-1 - Cascade Resort Request (Chapter 20.54) is a citizen request by Cascade Camps and Conference Center which the applicants' state, "this proposal represents an opportunity to establish standards that will
enable such facilities to offer the full range of standard services, while also eliminating the
nonconforming status of all the resorts and retreat facilities in Thurston County that already exceed the