2019 Land Use Ordinances

Provided below is a list of land use ordinances for 2019. Check out the 2019 Ordinances Background Information 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. #

Description Planning Commission Hearing(s) Board of Commissioner Hearing(s) Staff Contact
845

Adopted Ordinance No. 845
Flood Plain Management

Ordinance No. 845 amends the Community Development Code (CDC) to comply with federal flood plain management regulations relating to County participation in the National Flood Insurance Program and modifies drainage hazard area regulations. The ordinance does not materially affect development review standards.

Adopted 4/2/19 - Effective 5/2/19

March 6, 2019
@ 1:30 p.m.

April 2, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Theresa Cherniak, Principal Planner,
503-846-3961

846A

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 846
North Bethany Main Street Urban Design Plan

(limited amendments)

A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 846 amends Chapter 2 of the Bethany Community Plan (North Bethany Subarea Plan) and the CDC relating to the North Bethany Main Street Urban Design Plan.

Adopted 5/28/19 - Effective 6/27/19

March 6, 2019
@ 1:30 p.m.

May 28, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

May 7, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

April 2, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Suzanne Savin,
Senior Planner,
503-846-3963
847

Adopted Ordinance No. 847
Flood Plain Management for Public Transportation Facilities

Ordinance No. 847 amends the CDC relating to public transportation facilities in a flood plain or drainage hazard area.

Adopted 4/2/19 - Effective 5/2/19

March 6, 2019
@ 1:30 p.m.

April 2, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Theresa Cherniak, Principal Planner,
503-846-3961
849

Adopted Ordinance No. 849
Washington County - Tualatin Urban Planning Area Agreement (UPAA)

Ordinance No. 849 amends the Washington County - Tualatin UPAA, an element of the County Comprehensive Plan. Updates include text & map changes regarding coordination of planning activities.

Adopted 4/16/19 - Effective 5/16/19

March 20, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

April 16, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Michelle Miller,
Senior
Planner,
503-846-8101

850

Adopted Ordinance No. 850
Washington County - Wilsonville Urban Planning Area Agreement (UPAA)

Ordinance No. 850 amends the Washington County - Wilsonville UPAA, an element of the County Comprehensive Plan. Updates include text & map changes regarding coordination of planning activities.

Adopted 4/16/19 - Effective 5/16/19

March 20, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

April 16, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Michelle Miller,
Senior
Planner,
503-846-8101

851A

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 851
Transportation System Plan (TSP) Updates

A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 851 amends the TSP to incorporate changes adopted by Banks and Cornelius, update the Transit Element and clarify neighborhood circulation requirements in the CDC.

Adopted 8/27/19 - Effective 9/26/19

June 5, 2019
@ 1:30 p.m.

Aug. 27, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 6, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

July 16, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Steve Kelley,
Senior Planner,
503-846-3764
853A

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 853
Planned Development Updates

A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 853 amends the CDC to update the open space requirements for Planned Developments in urban unincorporated Washington County to provide additional flexibility for residential development.

Adopted 10/15/19 - Effective 11/28/19

July 10, 2019 @ 1:30 p.m.

June 19, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

 

Oct. 15, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Sept. 17, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 20, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

July 23, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

Kim Armstrong,
Senior Planner,
503-846-3686
855

Adopted Ordinance No. 855
Technical Code Changes

Ordinance No. 855 makes technical code changes, minor updates, corrections and revisions to the CDC.

Adopted 8/6/19 - Effective 11/28/19

July 10, 2019
@ 1:30 p.m.

Aug. 6, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Stephen Shane,
Senior Planner,
503-846-8127
856A

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 856
Telecommunication Facilities

A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 856 amends the CDC relating to telecommunication facilities located in County right-of-way (ROW) and on private property to accommodate federally required small wireless facilities in all land use districts. In addition, the ordinance updates definitions related to telecommunication facilities to ensure consistency with federal provisions and remove outdated terms.

Adopted 10/22/19 - Effective 11/28/19

July 10, 2019
@ 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 22, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 15, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Sept. 17, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 6, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Carine Arendes,
Associate Planner,
503-846-8817
854

Adopted Ordinance No. 854
Baker Rock Quarry Expansion

Ordinance No. 854 amends the Rural/Natural Resource Plan (RNRP) to expand the Baker Rock Farmington Quarry District A overlay (protected resource quarry area) and identify land within that overlay as a new Area of Special Concern (ASC); and expand the District B overlay (to protect the expanded quarry from potential conflicting offsite uses within 1,000 feet). The amendments allow future expansion of the quarry subject to land use review and conditions.

The application was processed as both a quasi-judicial (Casefile 19-128-PA) and legislative action.

Adopted 8/27/19 - Effective 9/26/19

July 24, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 27, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

Anne Kelly,
Senior Planner,
503-846-3583
857

Adopted Ordinance No. 857
Aloha Town Center Mixed-Use Districts

Ordinance No. 857 amends the Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area (CFP), the Aloha-Reedville-Cooper Mountain Community Plan, and the CDC to create new Pedestrian-Oriented Mixed-Use Districts, and apply them to portions of the Aloha Town Center within approximately 1/4-mile of the Tualatin Valley Highway/SW 185th Avenue intersection. The intent of these changes is to encourage future development of the area that is pedestrian-friendly and transit-supportive.

Adopted 8/27/19 - Effective 11/28/19

July 24, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 27, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

Suzanne Savin,
Senior Planner,
503-846-3963
858A

Adopted A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 858
Omnibus

A-Engrossed Ordinance No. 858 amends the CDC relating to city/county coordination, and development standards associated with Henry Hagg Lake/Scoggins Dam and Special Use Quarries.

Adopted 10/22/19 - Effective 11/28/19

Aug. 7, 2019
@ 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 22, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 15, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Sept. 3, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Carine Arendes,
Associate Planner,
503-846-8817
859

Adopted Ordinance No. 859
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

Ordinance No. 859 amends the CDC relating to Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in urban unincorporated Washington County to comply with state law, simplify standards and encourage housing development.

Adopted 9/17/19 - Effective 11/28/19

Aug. 21, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 17, 2019
@ 6:30 p.m.

Bryan Robb,
Associate Planner,
503-846-3717
860

Adopted Ordinance No. 860
Tektronix Development Agreement Extension

Ordinance No. 860 amends the Tektronix, Inc. Development Agreement to extend the effective term to Nov. 30, 2020.

Adopted 10/1/19 - Effective 10/31/19

 

Sept. 4, 2019
@ 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 1, 2019
@ 10 a.m.

Theresa Cherniak,
Principal Planner,
503-846-3961