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In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, Thurston County has moved to an essential services model, in effect
through Sunday, May 31, 2020. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 6, 2018
Joshua Cummings, Director of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED), (360) 754-4995, 

Building Development Center (BDC) to Close Early on August 16
Staff will participate in all-staff meeting and training

​OLYMPIA – The Thurston County Building and Development Center (BDC) will close at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, August 16, 2018. The BDC will return to regular hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., on Friday, August 17.  

The early closure of the BDC is to allow staff to attend an all-staff meeting. 

For additional information, please contact Joshua Cummings at 360-754-4995.


County Commissioners:

John Hutchings
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3