2018 Land Use Ordinances

Provided below is a list of land use ordinances for 2018. Check out the ordinances under development webpage or 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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Official communications on ordinances must be received in writing or provided at a hearing. Written testimony, including email regarding proposed ordinances, must include the author(s)' name, address and phone number and may submitted via email, fax, at a hearing or by U.S. Mail: Washington County, Long Range Planning Division 155 N. First Ave., Suite 350, MS14, Hillsboro, OR 97124-3072.

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Public hearings are in the Charles D. Cameron Public Services Building Auditorium
155 N. First Ave., Hillsboro

Ord. #

DescriptionPlanning Commission Hearing(s) Board of Commissioner Hearing(s)Staff Contact
831AAdopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 831 amends the Community Development Code, an element of the Comprehensive Plan, relating to mobile food units.

Background Information

Adopted 7/17/18 - Effective 8/16/18

April 4, 2018
@ 1:30 p.m.

July 17, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

June 26, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

June 5, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

May 15, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

May 1, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

Theresa Cherniak, Principal Planner,
503-846-3961

832A

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 832 amends the Community Development Code, an element of the Comprehensive Plan, relating to fair housing and group care updates.

Background Information

Adopted 9/18/18 - Effective 10/18/18

July 18, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.

June 27, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

 

Sept. 18, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

Aug. 28, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 7, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

Kim Armstrong,
Senior Planner,
503-846-3686
833Adopted Ordinance No. 833 makes minor amendments to the Community Development Code, an element of the Comprehensive Plan.

Background Information

Adopted 8/7/18 - Effective 9/6/18

June 27, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 7, 2018
@ 10 a.m. 

Michelle Miller,
Senior Planner,
503-846-8101

834Adopted Ordinance No. 834 updates the Transportation System Plan to conform to certain city comprehensive plans and amends the Community Development Code, elements of the Comprehensive Plan.

Adopted 8/21/18 - Effective 11/23/18

Aug. 1, 2018 @ 1:30 p.m.

July 18, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 21, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

Steve Kelley,
Senior Planner,
503-846-3764
835Adopted Ordinance No. 835 amends the Community Development Code, an element of the Comprehensive Plan, to implement legislative changes related to housing. Background Information

Adopted 8/21/18 - Effective 9/20/18

July 18, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 21, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

Bryan Robb, Associate Planner,
503-846-3717
836Adopted Ordinance No. 836 amends the Washington County-King City Urban Planning Area Agreement (UPAA), including adding policies and processes for coordinating concept planning in King City's identified Urban Reserve Planning Area, and minor changes to the policies and processes for comprehensive planning in the Urban Planning Area.

Background Information

Adopted 8/28/18 - Effective 9/27/18

Aug. 1, 2018
@ 1:30 p.m.

Aug. 28, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

Michelle Miller, Senior Planner,
503-846-8101
837Adopted Ordinance No. 837 amends the 1988 Washington County-Forest Grove Urban Planning Area Agreement (UPAA), including adding policies and processes for coordinating planning in Forest Grove's identified Urban Reserve Planning Area, and minor changes to the policies and processes for comprehensive planning in the Urban Planning Area.

Background Information

Adopted 8/28/18 - Effective 9/27/18

Aug. 1, 2018
@ 1:30 p.m.

Aug. 28, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

Michelle Miller, Senior Planner,
503-846-8101
838AAdopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 838 amends the Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area, the Community Development Code, and the Bethany Community Plan to add requirements applicable to future development within the Main Street area of the North Bethany Subarea. The Main Street Area is a mixed-use area that is intended to serve as a focal point of the North Bethany community. Background Information

Adopted 10/23/18 - Effective 11/22/18

Aug. 1, 2018
@ 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 23, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 2, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

Sept. 18, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

Aug. 28, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

Suzanne Savin, Senior Planner,
503-846-3963
839AAdopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 839 amends the 1988 Washington County-Beaverton Urban Planning Area Agreement (UPAA), including adding policies and processes for coordinating concept planning in Beaverton's identified Urban Reserve Planning Area, and minor changes to the policies and processes for comprehensive planning in the Urban Planning Area.

Background Information

Adopted 10/23/18 - Effective 11/22/18

Aug. 15, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 23, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 2, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

Sept. 18, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

Theresa Cherniak,
Principal Planner,
503-846-3961
840Adopted Ordinance No. 840 is a general housekeeping ordinance that includes minor updates, corrections, and revisions to the Washington County Rural/Natural Resource Plan and Community Development Code (CDC).

Adopted 9/18/18 - Effective 10/18/18

Aug. 15, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 18, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

Angela Brown,
Assistant Planner,
503-846-3968

841Adopted Ordinance No. 841 establishes an alternative land use review option for certain regulated affordable housing. The ordinance amends the Community Development Code (CDC) to provide both site development flexibility and density bonuses to encourage and facilitate regulated affordable housing development inside the Urban Growth Boundary (UGB).

Background Information

Adopted 9/18/18 - Effective 11/23/18


Aug. 15, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 18, 2018
@ 10 a.m.

Anne Kelly,
Senior Planner,
503-846-3583
842Adopted Ordinance No. 842 makes limited amendments to the Community Development Code (CDC) to facilitate development of housing. The ordinance amends certain setbacks within three districts, corrects/clarifies standards of the Transit-Oriented: Retail Commercial (TO:RC) district related to day care facility classification and housing, reduces certain landscape area requirements, allows omission of sidewalk on one side of a private street in some cases, reduces minimum residential driveway widths, and updates related parking standards.

Background Information

Adopted 9/18/18 - Effective 11/23/18


Aug. 15, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 18, 2018
@ 10 a.m.
Kim Armstrong,
Senior Planner,
503-846-3686

Anne Kelly,
Senior Planner,
503-846-3583

843Adopted Ordinance No. 843 makes amendments to 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 following changes to primary streets in the North Bethany Subarea: an adjustment of the Road A alignment, the removal of a segment of Primary Street P4, and the removal of a segment of Primary Street P16. The changes are proposed in order to limit impacts to an identified wetland.

Background Information

Adopted 9/25/18 - Effective 11/23/18

Sept. 5, 2018 @ 1:30 p.m.

Aug. 15, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 25, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 18, 2018
@ 10 a.m.


Steve Kelley,
Senior Planner,
503-846-3764

Suzanne Savin,
Senior Planner,
503-846-3963
844Adopted Ordinance No. 844 amends the Transportation System Plan to update and clarify roadway capacity objectives and strategies consistent with ongoing planning efforts.

Adopted 10/23/18 - Effective 11/23/18

Oct. 3, 2018
@ 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 23, 2018
@ 6:30 p.m.

Erin Wardell, Principal Planner, 503-846-3876