2015 Land Use Ordinances

 

Provided below is a list of land use ordinances from 2015. Please contact the Long Range Planning Section for additional land use ordinance related materials, which may include Public Testimony and Findings documents.

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of the Charles D. Cameron Public Services Building
 
155 N First Avenue, Hillsboro.

 

Ord#

Description

Planning Commission
Meetings and/or
 Hearing(s)

Board of Commissioner Hearing(s)

Staff

796A

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 796
amends the Rural/Natural Resource Plan and the Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area Relating to School Facility Planning to comply with requirements of State Statutes (ORS 195.110).

This ordinance indirectly affects the county's Resource Document. ORS 195.110 requires facility plans for large school districts to be incorporated into a comprehensive plan. County code permits the school facility plan to be adopted by Resolution and Order. As a result, the Beaverton School District Facility Plan 2010 shall be adopted, by reference, into the Resource Document by separate Resolution and Order.

Adopted 9/22/15 - Effective 11/27/15

Notice of Adoption

July 1, 2015
@ 1:30 p.m.

June 17, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 22, 2015
 @ 6:30 p.m. 

Sept. 1, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

July 28, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

Sambo Kirkman,
Associate Planner
503-
846-3593

797

Adopted Ordinance No. 797 amends the Special Use Standards found at Section 430-121 of the Community Development Code (CDC). The standards of this section apply to public and private schools. The amendment clarifies language applicable to schools outside the Urban Growth Boundary.

Adopted 8/4/15 - Effective 9/3/15

July 1, 2015 @ 1:30 p.m.

Aug. 4, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

Stephen Shane,
Senior Planner
503-
846-3717

798A

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 798
is a general housekeeping ordinance that amends various Community Development Code sections to make general revisions and corrections, updates, and ministerial changes for conformance with state law.

Adopted 9/22/15 - Effective 11/27/15

July 1, 2015 @ 1:30 p.m.

Sept. 22, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 15, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

Aug. 4, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

Anne Kelly,
Associate Planner
503-
846-3583

799A

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 799
incorporates recently adopted planning efforts by other jurisdictions into the Washington County Transportation System Plan (TSP) and updates various transportation system maps for consistency. This ordinance also amends the Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area and the Community Development Code in response to the goals and strategies identified during the recent update of the TSP. The amendments focus on connectivity and public facility requirements and also include updates to other transportation related aspects of the Community Development Code.

Adopted 9/22/15 - Effective 11/27/15

 

July 15, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

July 1, 2015 @ 1:30 p.m.

 

Sept. 22, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 15, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

 Aug. 4, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

Steve Kelley,
Senior Planner
503-
846-3764

800

Adopted Ordinance No. 800 makes six minor Community Development Code amendments relating to definitions, exclusion from permit requirement, mixed solid waste and recyclables storage facilities, parking requirements for urban residential districts, standards for model homes and property line adjustments outside the Urban Growth Boundary.

Adopted 8/18/15 - Effective 11/27/15 

July 15, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 18, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

Mike Dahlstrom,
Senior Planner
503-
846-8101

801

REMANDED - New hearing on this ordinance set for 9/20/16 - see attached notice
Ordinance No. 801 would have amended Chapter 2: North Bethany Subarea Plan of the Bethany Community Plan and the Community Development Code (CDC) Section 390 to reduce the "Natural Features Buffer with Fencing" to a uniform width of fifty (50) feet. The ordinance also would have added new landscape screening and buffering requirements to ensure compatibility between new urban development within North Bethany and agricultural practices on adjacent rural lands outside the Urban Growth Boundary.

Adopted 9/1/15 - Remanded 4/13/16

August 5, 2015
@ 1:30 p.m.

July 15, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 1, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

Aug. 18, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m. 

Robert Fraley,
Associate Planner
503-
846-8817

802A

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 802 adopts the Bonny Slope West subarea into the Cedar Hills-Cedar Mill Community Plan, and amends the Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area, the Transportation System Plan and the Community Development Code to add requirements applicable to the Bonny Slope West subarea.

Adopted 10/27/15 - Effective 11/27/15

Notice of Adoption

Aug. 5, 2015
@ 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 27, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 6, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

Sept. 22, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 1, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

Suzanne Savin,
Senior Planner
503-
846-3963

803

Rejected Ordinance No. 803
This ordinance was rejected by the Board on 9/22/15. Its contents were incorporated into
A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 802.

Ordinance No. 803 would have implemented the Bonny Slope West subarea of the Cedar Hills-Cedar Mill Community Plan by establishing urban land use designations for the subarea. The ordinance would have amended the Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area, the Cedar Hills-Cedar Mill Community Plan and the Community Development Code to effect this change. Ordinance adoption was contingent on adoption and implementation of transportation financing mechanisms.

Aug. 5, 2015
@ 1:30 p.m.

Sept. 22, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 1, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

Suzanne Savin,
Senior Planner
503-
846-3963

804A

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 804
responds to changes in state law specific to the lawful use of marijuana for recreational purposes. The ordinance proposes to amend existing language in the Community Development Code related to time, manner, and place regulation of medical marijuana dispensaries, replacing "Medical Marijuana Dispensary" with "Marijuana Facility" and defining these terms.

Adopted 10/27/15 - Effective 11/27/15

Aug. 19, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 27, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 6, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

Sept. 15, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

Stephen Shane, Senior Planner
503-
846-3717

805

Adopted Ordinance No. 805 removes a segment of Primary Street P2 between NW Kaiser Road and Primary Street P3 in the North Bethany Subarea, and modifies the number and location of planned north-south pedestrian trail crossings of Bethany Creek. These changes were requested by Clean Water Services in order to minimize impacts to adjacent wetlands and Bethany Creek, and to facilitate a planned stream restoration and wetland enhancement project. Amendments are made to the North Bethany Subarea maps in Policy 43 of the Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area, the Functional Classification map in the Transportation System Plan, and text and maps in the Bethany Community Plan, Chapter 2: North Bethany Subarea Plan.

Adopted on 9/15/15 - Effective 11/27/15

Notice of Adoption

 

Aug. 19, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 15, 2015
@ 10:00 a.m.

Robert Fraley, Associate Planner
503-
846-8817