Public Hearing & Schedules

The Current Planning section holds several types of hearings. Hearings are typically scheduled for the third Thursday of each month in the Washington County Public Services Building first-floor auditorium located at 155 North 1st Avenue in Hillsboro. Review specific agendas to confirm the actual date and time of a specific hearing. 

Types of Hearings

Development Applications:
Public Hearings are required for all Type III land use applications. The Public Hearings follow a set of rules that provide County Staff, the Applicant, and members of the public the opportunity to present testimony on the application. Testimony is taken into consideration by the Hearings Officer prior to issuing a decision to approve or deny the application.

Development Appeals:
Type II land use applications are approved by the Director of Land Use and Transportation. If a Type II approval is appealed, the appeal is heard by the Hearings Officer, following rules similar to those for Development Applications.

Code Compliance:
Notices of Civil Violation (NCVs) are issued for Building and Development Code violations. NCVs are adjudicated in Code Compliance hearings, which are also conducted by the Hearings Officer. These hearings are similar to court proceedings. Testimony by the public is not generally permitted at these hearings, unless specifically allowed by the Hearings Officer.

2016 Hearings Officer Agendas

January 21, 2016

February 18, 2016

March 17, 2016

April 21, 2016

May 26, 2016

June 16, 2016 - NO MEETING

July 21, 2016

August 18, 2016

September 1, 2016

September 15, 2016

October 20, 2016

November 17, 2016

December 15, 2016

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