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Thurston County Building and Land Use Codes

red floatPlease notice that  Building Code Title  14 has been updated and adopted to reflect the new 2012 International Codes as adopted by the State and modified by the County. Municode.com may not have the current language as adopted under the new Ordinance.  See the proposed language at  News and Links at http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/permitting/  
Please check your project to see that it meets any changes to the new requirements. Our handouts and applications will be updated soon,  Please contact the plans examiners if you have questions at permit@co.thurston.wa.us. Thank you for your patience during this update.


If you have questions about building setbacks, permitted uses based on zoning, critical area buffers, resource lands, subdivision, etc, you'll want to research our Thurston County County Code.

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Which Codes May We Help You Find?


All County Codes - Municode

read the code text through Municode or see topics below

Drainage Manual

standards for managing stormwater runoff and erosion - plans required

Land Use Ordinances

zoning, critical areas, shorelines, subdividing land

Environmental Health Codes

sewage disposal (septic tanks), public water supplies.

Building Codes

setbacks, fire, building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical codes

Public Works Codes

road standards, stormwater drainage, utility ordinance

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