Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.

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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