Olympia's New City Hall
Location and Hours
- Address: 601 - 4th Avenue E, Olympia, WA 98501.
- Hours:8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday except for City holidays.
- First Floor - Customer Care: Pay Olympia utility bills and parking tickets, purchase parking permits and Oly Smart (parking) Cards, obtain information about City programs and services, make deliveries to City Hall offices, and check-in for meetings.
- First Floor - Police: At the Police Department lobby, you can obtain information about police programs and services, request and pick up records, check-in as a Police Department visitor.
- First Floor - Self Service Options: There is access to one self-service kiosks for online payment of City utility bills and parking tickets and to apply for City jobs.
- Second Floor: Drop off, pick up and pay for building plans and permits and obtain information about Olympia's building and zoning requirements.
Staff at City Hall
- City Administration (Mayor/Council/City Manager's Office, Legal Department, Finance and Accounts Payable/Receivable, Human Resources, Technology Services)
- City Clerk
- Community Planning and Development (Building Permits, Zoning, Neighborhood Services)
- Police Department
- Public Works Program staff
Staff at Other City Facilities:
- Parks, Arts and Recreation offices and program staff are located at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia Street NW.
- The main Fire Headquarters is at 100 Eastside Street, and Olympia's 4th Fire station is on Lilly Road will.
- Public Work operations are located at the City's Maintenance Center on Eastside Street. Please note this site is NOT open to the public.
- The former City Hall at 900 Plum Street is now the Lee Creighton Justice Center, houses Municipal Court, Court Administration, Municipal Jail, Probation Services and Day Reporting Center, and the City Prosecutors.
Parking at the City Hall
Customers and Visitors:
For the convenience of City Hall customers and visitors, we have added on-street public parking spaces immediately adjacent to the building. Parking is enforced Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Parking is free on evenings, weekends, and City holidays.
- Handicap: Pull-in angled handicap spaces are located on Cherry Street close to the front door
- 15 minute metered spaces near the front door
- 2-hour pay box spaces on Fourth Avenue
- 3-hour metered spaces on Cherry, Chestnut and Legion Way
A drive-in delivery and loading area is located on the 5th Avenue side of the building at the corner or 5th and Cherry.
About 210 city employees have space in the new City Hall, some of whom work shifts. Employee are encourage to...
- Commute to work - bus, bike, walk and carpool. The building includes indoor and covered parking for bicycles and an employee shower/locker room.
- Park for free at theLee Creighton Justice Center - it's a quick 5-block walk.
- Pay to park on the street and in parking lots.
Art at City Hall
Art plays an important and vital role in defining Olympia and our local economy. We are fortunate to have more than 80 City, State and privately owned works of public art in our community...public art that is inspiring, thought-provoking, functional, inclusive yet diverse. Integrated into our neighborhoods, parks, buildings, and public spaces, including Olympia’s New City Hall.
The Construction Of New City Hall
New City Hall Art
Olympia's New City Hall Construction Team
The City has applied for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification once the building is constructed. According to Hoffman-Belay, the proposed design may meet LEED Gold standards.