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  • VOTE NOW FOR YOUR FAVORITE TRAFFIC BOX WRAP DESIGN. We need your help choosing which designs by local artists will decorate traffic boxes throughout Olympia. Vote by 'liking' as many of the designs as you want in the West Olympia and Downtown Traffic Box Wrap albums on the City Facebook page.
  • NO FIREWORKS ALLOWED IN OLYMPIA. 2015 is the 3rd year for Olympia's ban on sale or use of personal fireworks. The ban is very important this year due to hot, dry weather. Enjoy Independence Day at either the Lacey celebration on July 3 or the Tumwater Artesian Festival on July 4. Olympia's annual community fireworks display is Lakefair Sunday, July 19, at Capitol Lake. More...
  • BURN BAN. A county-wide outdoor burn ban is in effect for all of Thurston County, including Olympia. Please help firefighters keep our communities safe by obeying the ban. Learn more about the burn ban in Thurston and nearby counties on the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency website.
  • HEAT RELIEF FOR SENIORS. Seniors (55 and older) experiencing issues with the heat can cool off in the Senior Lobby at the Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St, from 9:00 to 4:30, Monday through Friday except Holidays.
  • TRAFFIC ALERT - LEGION WAY TREE REMOVAL. Portions of Legion Way between Plum and Central will be closed June 30-July13 as crews remove nine high-risk trees. More...
  • CONSTRUCTION IN OLYMPIA. View our Online Construction Map for information about active and upcoming City and private projects.
  • MAY 21 OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING. News and information available here.
  • OLYMPIA MUNICIPAL CODE. Quick link to codes and standards including Olympia Municipal Code.
  • MEETINGS. Agenda and Minutes for City Council and most advisory committees.