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Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.

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Hearing Examiner

Public Hearings are being held virtually via Webinar and by telephone until further notice.

Instructions to join a virtual public hearing

All interested persons are invited to present testimony. We encourage comments be submitted prior to the meeting to the Land Use Clerk, Sonja Cady at sonja.cady@co.thurston.wa.us to be entered into the record. Please contact Sonja Cady by 5:00 pm the day before the hearing if you would like to give testimony, would like to be on the Decisions list to receive the decision, or would like to be a Party of record. You may also do so at the hearing.

Current Agenda

October 27, 2020

September 22, 2020

 Recent Agendas, Staff Reports & Hearing Audio


Public hearing legal notices are published in The Olympian on Fridays at least ten days prior to the public hearing. 

Special Accommodations

If you need special accommodations to participate in the upcoming meeting, please call us at (360) 786-5498 and ask for the ADA Coordinator, at least five business days prior to the hearing.  Those who are deaf, deaf-blind, hard of hearing or speech impaired my use the statewide relay system to reach Thurston County offices and departments to conduct their business telephonically,  Relay users can dial 711 or 1-800-833-6388 to connect with Washington Relay.

Contact Us

Sonja Cady, Land Use Clerk. Phone: 360-867-2117. Fax: 360-754-2939.  Email: sonja.cady@co.thurston.wa.us.  Address: Thurston County Office of the Hearing Examiner, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Building One, Second Floor, Olympia, WA 98502.


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