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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 27, 2020
Contact:
Andrew Boughan, Associate Planner, Community Planning and Economic Development Department, (360) 786-5505 or email at Andrew.Boughan@co.thurston.wa.us

Planning Commission Public Hearing Scheduled for Accessory Dwelling Unit Regulations
Public invited to comment on proposed amendments

​OLYMPIA –The Thurston County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 5, at 7:00 p.m. or soon thereafter, to receive public comment on proposed amendments to Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU). The proposed amendments would allow rural ADU housing options in unincorporated Thurston County. This is item A21, “Rural Accessory Dwelling Units” on the 2020-2021 Official Development Code Amendment Docket


The public hearing will be held virtually, and the Planning Commission will provide a link to connect remotely at: https://www.thurstoncountywa.gov/planning/Pages/pc-meetings.aspx.

What: Public Hearing on Accessory Dwelling Unit Regulations
When: Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m., or soon thereafter

Written Comments: If you are unable to attend, comments may be submitted to Andrew Boughan, Associate Planner, at Andrew.Boughan@co.thurston.wa.us. Comments must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5. You can also mail comments to: 

Thurston County Community Planning and Economic Development
Attention: Andrew Boughan, Associate Planner
Thurston County Courthouse, Building One
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Olympia, WA 98502

You can view more detailed information about the proposal and the full text of the proposed ordinance at: www.thurstoncountywa.gov/planning/Pages/comp-plan-adu.aspx. 

Disability Accommodations: To request disability accommodations, call the Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator at least three days prior to the meeting at 360-786-5440. Persons with speech or hearing disabilities may call via Washington Relay:  711 or 800-833-6388.

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County Commissioners:

John Hutchings
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3