Public Access is Closed to Most County Facilities Due to COVID-19.

In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, Thurston County has moved to an essential services model, in effect
through Monday, May 4, 2020. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

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Proposed Updates to the Shoreline Codes

​Thurston County is in the process of updating its shoreline building, land-use and zoning regulations. This update is required by the state's Department of Ecology. The comment period is open, and the public is encouraged to participate in the process. Meeting dates and draft documents are linked below. 

​Meetings Calendar    |    Draft Documents    |    Comments Received    |    FAQs    |    Project Background    |    Related information     |   Submit a Comment  

Fact Sheets      #1 Old vs. Proposed SMP (PDF)    |    #2 Summary of Proposed Changes (PDF)    |    #3 Shoreline Designations & Map (PDF)

Contributing & Oversite Groups      Community Stakeholder Group    |    Planning Commission    |   Regulatory Group