2014 Land Use Ordinances

 

Provided below is a list of land use ordinances from 2014.  Please contact the Long Range Planning Section for additional related land use ordinance materials, which may include Public Testimony and Findings documents.

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Ord#

Description

Planning Commission Hearing(s)

Board of Commissioner Hearing(s)

Staff

780

Adopted Ordinance No. 780 proposes to amend the Sunset West Community Plan by dividing Area of Special Concern (ASC) #11 into two new subareas, 11a and 11b. These subareas specify where different building height requirements apply within the ASC. Changes are made to ASC #11 text and the Areas of Special Concern map.

Adopted 03/18/14 - Effective 04/17/14

March 5, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

March 18, 2014 @ 10:00 am

Theresa Cherniak, Principal Planner
(503) 846-3961

781

Adopted Ordinance No. 781 - consistent with Oregon Senate Bill 1531, Ordinance No. 781 proposes a moratorium, effective through May 1, 2015, prohibiting distribution of medical marijuana or its derivatives in unincorporated Washington County, including use of any building, structure, location, premises, or land for the business or sale of such products.

Adopted 04/22/14 - Effective 05/22/14

April 16, 2014
@ 7:00 pm

April 22, 2014
@ 6:30 pm

Anne Kelly, Associate Planner
(503) 846-3583

782

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 782  Adopted 08/26/14 - Effective 09/25/14

Ordinance No. 782 proposes to amend the Community Development Code relating to Original Art Displays, Temporary Signs, Traffic Direction Signs, and Park Signs.

July 2, 2014
@ 2:00 pm

July 22, 2014
@ 6:30 pm

August 19, 2014
@ 10:00 am

August 26, 2014
@ 6:30 pm


Joy Chang,
Associate Planner
(503) 846-3873

783

 

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 783  Adopted 10/07/14 - Effective 12/01/14

Ordinance No. 783 proposes to update all Transportation System Elements based on the policy framework adopted in 2013 by Ordinance No. 768; Makes minor revisions and clarifications to the transportation policy framework adopted in 2013; Makes minor changes to the Community Development Code (CDC) to reference the correct name and terminology of the proposed TSP; and Removes Transportation Functional Classification maps from all community plans, these have been superseded by the Functional Classification map in the TSP.

Unofficial User-friendly Maps:

(These maps display unofficial representations of the Transportation System Plan elements being proposed by Ordinance No. 783. These maps are not to be considered as the official Washington County Transportation System Plan. Please contact the Washington County Long Range Planning Section at (503) 846-3519, with questions regarding these maps.)

 

 Background documents:

To be adopted on 10/7/14:
To be acknowledged on 10/7/14:

July 2, 2014
@ 2:00 pm

August 5, 2014
@ 10:00 am

September 23, 2014
@ 6:30 pm

October 7, 2014
@ 10:00 am



Steve Kelley, Senior Planner
(503) 846-3764

784 Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 784  Adopted 09/23/14 - Effective 10/23/14

Ordinance No. 784
proposes to amend the Community Development Code (CDC) to expand allowable locations and lower the application fees for farmers markets in non-residential urban and rural land use designations.



July 16, 2014
@ 7:00 pm

August 5, 2014
@ 10:00 am

September 2, 2014
@ 10:00 am

September 23, 2014
@ 6:30 pm
Mike Dahlstrom, Senior Planner, (503)

846-8101

785 Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 785  Adopted 9/23/14 - Effective 11/28/14


Ordinance No. 785
incorporates required text and map amendments to the county's Comprehensive Plan made necessary when House Bill (HB) 4078 passed the Oregon Senate in March 2014 and was signed into law the following month. This bill finalized the county's Urban Reserve, Rural Reserve and Undesignated land areas and made administrative changes to state statute.

Ordinance No. 785 with map exhibits showing narrow Urban Growth Boundary Line (No changes have been made to the content or substance of originally-filed ordinance exhibits)


July 16, 2014
@ 7:00 pm

August 5, 2014
@ 10:00 am

August 19, 2014
@10:00 am

September 16,
2014 
@ 10:00 am

September 23, 2014
@ 6:30 pm

Stephen Shane,
Senior Planner, (503) 846-3717
786 Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 786  Adopted 10/07/14 - Effective 11/28/14

Ordinance No. 786
amends the Community Development Code (CDC) relating to residential standards in the Community Business District.



August 6, 2014

@ 2:00 pm

September 2, 2014

@ 10:00 am

September 23, 2014 
@ 6:30 pm

October 7, 2014 @ 10:00 am


Stephen Shane,
Senior Planner,

(503)846-3717

787 Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 787  - Adopted 10/07/14 - Effective 11/28/14

Ordinance No. 787
amends the Community Development Code (CDC) relating to Public Transportation Facilities.


August 6, 2014

@ 2:00 pm

September 2, 2014

@ 10:00 am

September 23, 2014
@ 6:30 pm


October 7, 2014
@ 10:00 am

Dyami Valentine, Senior Planner,

(503)846-3821

788 Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 788  Adopted 10/07/14 - Effective 11/28/14

Ordinance No. 788
amends the Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area and the Community Development Code (CDC) relating to Housekeeping and General Updates.

August 6, 2014

@ 2:00 pm

September 2, 2014

@ 10:00 am

September 23, 2014
@ 6:30 pm

October 7, 2014
 @ 10:00 am 

Anne Kelly,

Associate Planner, (503)846-3583

789 Ordinance No. 789 has been engrossed (amended).  Click here to see A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 789.

Adopted 10/28/14 - Effective 11/28/14

Ordinance No. 789
amends the Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area, the Transportation System Plan, and the North Bethany Subarea Plan of the Bethany Community Plan relating to the West Community Park and Area of Special Concern 11.


August 20, 2014
@ 7:00 pm




September 16, 2014
@ 10:00 am

October 21, 2014
@ 10:00 am

October 28, 2014
@ 6:30 pm


Suzanne Savin, Senior Planner,
(503)846-3963
790 Ordinance No. 790 has been engrossed (amended).  Click here to see A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 790.

Adopted 10/28/14 - Effective 11/28/14

Ordinance No. 790
amends the Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area, the Transportation System Plan, and the North Bethany Subarea Plan of the Bethany Community Plan relating to the P2 Road alignment.


August 20, 2014
@ 7:00 pm

September 16, 2014
@ 10:00 am

October 7,
2014
@ 10:00 am

October 21, 2014
@ 10:00 am

October 28, 2014
@ 6:30 pm


Suzanne Savin, Senior Planner,
(503)846-3963

791 Ordinance No. 791 has engrossed (amended). Click here to see A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 791.

Adopted 10/28/14 - Effective 11/28/14

Ordinance No. 791
 amends the Community Development Code relating to digital billboards.

Informational studies provided as background material:




August 20, 2014
@ 7:00 pm







September 16, 2014
@ 10:00 am

October 21, 2014
@ 10:00 amOctober 28, 2014
@ 6:30 pm


Joy Chang, Associate Planner, (503)846-3873

792 Ordinance No. 792 has been engrossed (amended). Click here to view A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 792.

Adopted 10/28/14 - Effective 11/28/14

Ordinance No. 792
 amends the Community Development Code (CDC) relating to standards for medical marijuana dispensaries, and repeals Ordinance No. 781. Click here for more information.

August 20, 2014
@ 7:00 pm

September 16, 2014
@ 10:00 am

October 7, 2104
@ 10:00 am

October 28, 2014
@ 6:30 pm


Wayne Hayson, Principal Planner,
503-846-3867