2009 Land Use Ordinances

Provided below is a list of land use ordinances from 2009.
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Ordinance
Number
Description Planning Commission
Hearing(s)
Board of Commissioners Hearing(s) Contact
708 Ordinance No. 708 proposes to amend standards for solid waste and recycling pickup and requirements for separated sidewalks in Sections 406 (Building, Siting and Architectural Design), 409 (Private Streets) and 502 (Sidewalk Standards) of the Community Development Code (CDC). May 6, 2009 1:30 pm
June 2, 2009 10:00 am
Adopted: 6/2/09 Effective: 7/2/09
Long Range Planning Division, Anne Elvers
(503) 846-3583
709 Ordinance No. 709 proposes to amend CDC Sections 107 (Planning Participants), 216 (Validation of an Unlawfully Created Unit of Land), 430 (Special Use Standards) and 501 (Public Facility and Service Requirements) to make housekeeping and general update amendments. May 6, 2009 1:30 pm June 2, 2009 10:00 am
Adopted: 6/2/09 Effective: 7/2/09
Long Range Planning Division, Anne Elvers
(503) 846-3583
711 Ordinance No. 711 proposes to amend CDC Sections 106 (Definitions), 340 (Exclusive Farm Use District) and 344 (Agriculture and Forest District) to include legislative and administrative rule changes relating to farm and forest uses (biofuel production and landscaping contractor establishments). May 6, 2009 1:30 pm June 2, 2009 10:00 am
Adopted: 6/2/09 Effective: 7/2/09
Long Range Planning Division, Anne Elvers
(503) 846-3583
712

Ordinance No. 712 proposes to amend the Washington County Comprehensive Plan to adopt the North Bethany Subarea Community Plan.

Ordinance 712 was engrossed (amended). Click 712-A to see the engrossed ordinance.  


North Bethany SDC (System Development Charge) Continued to September 7, 2010
July 1, 2009
1:30 pm Continued to July 15, 2009
7:30 pm Continued to July 29, 2009
1:30 pm Continued to Aug. 5, 2009
1:30 pm
Aug.11, 2009
10:00 am Aug. 18, 2009
10:00 am Aug.25, 2009
6:30 pm Sept. 1, 2009
10:00 am Sept. 22, 2009
6:30 pm

Oct. 20, 2009
10:00 am

Oct. 27, 2009
6:30 pm Adopted: 10/27/09 Effective: 11/27/09 
Long Range Planning Division, Laurie Harris
(503) 846-3963
713 Ordinance No. 713 proposes to amend the Trails and Pedestrian System Map of the Washington County 2020 Transportation Plan to add the “B” Street Trail located on the south side of the City of Forest Grove. June 17, 2009
7:30 pm
July 7, 2009
10:00 am
Adopted: 7/7/09
Effective: 8/6/09
Long Range Planning Division,
Joy Chang
(503) 846-3873
714 Ordinance No. 714 which is not a land use ordinance, proposes to amend the County Road Standards relating to sidewalks contained in County Code Chapter 15.08.  The initial hearing before the Board of Commissioners for Ordinance 714 is scheduled on June 2, 2009 at 10:00 am.   June 2, 2009 10:00 am
Adopted: 6/2/09 Effective: 7/2/09
Long Range Planning Division, Anne Elvers
(503) 846-3583
716 Ordinance No. 716 proposes to grant an automatic one-year extension of all preliminary land use approvals and all final approvals of subdivisions, partitions, and property line adjustments that are set to expire between the effective date of this ordinance and one year from that effective date.  The purpose of this ordinance is to address the unprecedented downturn in the real estate market and the credit crisis. June 17, 2009
7:30 pm
July 7, 2009
10:00 am
Adopted: 7/7/09
Effective: 8/6/09
Long Range Planning Division,
Joy Chang
(503) 846-3873
 717

Ordinance No. 717 proposes to revise the planned street and off-street pathway configurations in the Elmonica Station Area of the Sunset West Community Plan and applicable maps in the 2020 Transportation Plan.


Ordinance 717 was engrossed (amended). Click 717-A to see the engrossed ordinance.

Sept. 2, 2009
1:30 pm
Oct. 6, 2009
10:00 am

Directed Engrossment Oct. 20, 2009
10:00 am

Oct. 27, 2009
6:30 pm
Adopted: 10/27/09 Effective: 11/27/09 
Current Planning Division, 
Stephen Roberts
(503) 846-3842
 718

Ordinance No. 718 proposes to amend the 2020 Transportation Plan to change the functional classification of one roadway and the Special Area Street designation of sections of four roadways in the Cedar Mill area, and to clarify that the removal of proposed roadways from the Transportation Plan must be done through legislative action.  Ordinance 718 also proposes to amend Section 501 of the Community Development Code (CDC) to correct references to the Traffic Impact Fee and to clarify how off-street trails and pathways are addressed in the land development process.


Ordinance 718 was engrossed (amended). Click 718-A to see the engrossed ordinance.

Sept. 2, 2009
1:30 pm
PC Staff Report
Oct. 6, 2009
10:00 am
BCC Staff Report

Directed Engrossment

Oct. 20, 2009
10:00 am
BCC Staff Report

Oct. 27, 2009
6:30 pm
Adopted: 10/27/09 Effective: 11/27/09 
Long Range Planning Division,
Blair Crumpacker
(503) 846-3878
 719 Ordinance No. 719 proposes to amend CDC Sections 352 and 354 to add to the list of Type II uses allowed within the Rural Commercial (R-COM) and Rural Industrial (R-IND) Districts. CDC Section 430-135.2 is also amended to allow additional vehicles for health hardship dwellings.
Sept. 2, 2009
1:30 pm
Oct. 6, 2009
10:00 am
Adopted: 10/6/09 Effective: 11/27/09
Long Range Planning Division,
Aisha Willits
(503) 846-3961
 720

Ordinance No. 720 proposes to amend CDC Section 610 to expand the types of property line adjustments permitted in the rural area and comply with House Bill 3629, adopted by the 2008 Special Legislature.

Ordinance 720 was engrossed (amended). Click 720-A to see the engrossed ordinance.

Sept. 2, 2009
1:30 pm
Oct. 6, 2009
10:00 am
Directed Engrossment

Oct. 20, 2009
10:00 am
Oct. 27, 2009
6:30 pm
Adopted: 10/27/09 Effective: 11/27/09 
Long Range Planning Division,
Aisha Willits
(503) 846-3961
 721 Ordinance No. 721 proposes to amend Policy 28 of the Rural/Natural Resource Plan to expand the Airport Land Use Overlay District designation onto ten properties surrounding Sunset Airstrip, a private use and privately owned airstrip located south of the city of North Plains. Sept.2, 2009
1:30 pm

Continued to Sept. 16, 2009 7:30 pm
Oct.6, 2009
10:00 am


Continued to 
June 15, 2010
10:00 am

Long Range Planning Division,
Aisha Willits
(503) 846-3961
 722 Ordinance No. 722 proposes to amend Community Development Code (CDC) Section 375 to add standards for Type I expansions of existing uses in Transit Oriented Districts. Sept. 16, 2009
7:30 pm
Oct. 20, 2009
10:00 am
Adopted: 10/20/09 Effective: 11/27/09
Long Range Planning Division,
Joy Chang
(503) 846-3873
 723 Ordinance No. 723 proposes to amend the Washington County - Sherwood Urban Planning Area Agreement by adding the 'Tonquin Employment Area' into the City's Urban Planning Area Boundary. Minor text changes are also proposed to provide consistency and clarity. Sept. 16, 2009
7:30 pm
Oct. 20, 2009
10:00 am
Adopted: 10/20/09 Effective: 11/27/09
Long Range Planning Division,
Linda Schroeder
(503) 846-3962
 724 Ordinance No. 724 proposes to amend the Washington County - Tualatin Urban Planning Area Agreement by adding the 'Southwest Tualatin Concept Plan Area' into the City's Urban Planning Area Boundary. Minor text changes are also proposed to provide consistency and clarity. Sept.16, 2009
7:30 pm
Oct. 20, 2009
10:00 am
Adopted: 10/20/09 Effective: 11/27/09
Long Range Planning Division,
Linda Schroeder(503) 846-3962
 725 Ordinance No. 725 proposes to amend CDC Sections 340 (Exclusive Farm Use District), 342 (Exclusive Forest and Conservation District), 375 (Transit Oriented Districts), 413 (Parking and Loading) and 421 (Flood Plain and Drainage Hazard Area Development) to make housekeeping and general update amendments. Sept. 16, 2009
7:30 pm
Oct. 20, 2009
10:00 am

Adopted: 10/20/09 Effective: 11/27/09
Long Range Planning Division,
Anne Elvers
(503) 846-3961
 726 Ordinance No. 726 proposes to amend Policy 15 of the Washington County Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area relating to the possible formation of a new park and recreation special service district in the Tigard-Tualatin School District Boundary.  If formed, the district would provide revenue to fund operations of two existing swimming pools located at Tigard and Tualatin High Schools.  Oct.7, 2009 
1:30 pm
Oct. 20, 2009
10:00 am
Adopted: 10/27/09 Effective: 11/27/09 
Long Range Planning Division,
Joy Chang
(503) 846-3873