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Public Access is Closed to MOST County Facilities Due to COVID-19.

In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order and Safe Start Plan, Thurston County continues to operate under
an essential services model.  This is in effect until Thurston County enters Phase 3 of the Safe Start Plan.
Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

(Solid waste facilities are open. For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/2SldUPq)
(For more information on the county's COVID-19 response, visit https://bit.ly/3ext6BG)
(For more information on essential functions, visit: https://bit.ly/3dwIBK8)
(For office contacts, visit: https://bit.ly/3bs7bdy)

Thurston County Fire Marshal

Fire Marshal Office

The Fire Marshal is charged with the task of inspecting an estimated 1700 facilities in unincorporated Thurston County.  These facilities include schools, businesses, churches, nursing homes, child care facilities, warehouses, correctional facilities, and assembly buildings. School inspections are of top priority with the Thurston County Fire Marshal.

To avoid surprise and crisis situations, the Thurston County Fire Marshal works closely with local fire districts to identify fire risks.  

The Thurston County Fire Marshal enforces the fireworks laws of the county, including the issuing of display permits and inspection of retail fireworks sites to ensure compliance.

Fire safety permits are required for many types of occupancies in Thurston County.  State law gives the Fire Marshal the authority to review all plans and specifications and issue fire safety permits in all geographical areas of the county not having any local authority.  A fee is charged for all fire safety permits issued by the Fire Marshal.  The fee includes the fire safety permit, construction inspections, and occupancy permit, and can vary according to the structure.

The Inspections that are conducted within the county are conducted by the Thurston County Fire Marshal.  If you have questions regarding Construction, Fire Safety Inspections or Plan Review questions please contact the TCFMO directly.


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