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Thurston County and the Thurston Regional Planning Council invite Woodard Creek Basin residents to a second community workshop. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday,
October 22 from 6-8 pm at the Thurston County Public Health & Social Services Building, 412 Lilly Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98506. Please come and share your ideas about how to
protect and improve water quality in Woodard Creek and learn about potential land-use policies under consideration for the area.
2014-2015 Comprehensive Plan Amendments Docket
HCP Site Visits
Site visits are in full swing at the County. Read more about
what's happening with the Habitat Conservation Plan by clicking
to the Thurston County Long Range Planning Division. The mission of Long
Range Planning is to plan for sustainable land use and development
within the unincorporated areas of the county so communities can thrive
in a healthy environment.
We are pleased to provide information about our past and current
projects, and hope that it helps you understand and participate in the
long-range planning process. If you have questions about permitting or
building applications, please visit the
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be sure to visit the
website for meetings and agendas.
Efforts to protect South Puget Sound prairies, wildlife & habitat.
Critical Areas Update
that govern land-use in environmentally sensitive areas
Preservation of Working Lands
A program to protect rural lands by steering development to urban areas:
Transfer and Purchase of Development Rights (TDR, PDR)
Shoreline Master Prog. Update
Updates to plans and regulations aimed at protecting shorelines
Projects to make Thurston County energy-efficient
Impact Fee Study
A study of impact fees as a way to finance facilities needed as a result
of new development.