Thurston County Planning Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Rochester Subarea Plan


The Thurston County Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m.  Wednesday, January 8 to accept public comment on the proposed draft of the Rochester Subarea Plan update. 

To learn more about the Rochester Subarea Plan, please visit our website at and select “Rochester Subarea Plan Update 2019.” 

Written comments may be submitted no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, to Shannon Shula, Associate Planner, at (360) 786-5474 or

The Rochester Subarea Plan was last updated in 1996. In 2017, the Board of County Commissioners approved a review and update to the Rochester Subarea Plan. This draft document is the result of these planning efforts. Copies of the proposed subarea plan and supporting documents are available at the Building Development Center, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, 98502, or online at: