North Bethany Ordinance 712

Public hearing dates, agendas, and materials are available on-line

Ordinance No. 712 proposes to amend the Washington County Comprehensive Plan to adopt the land use and transportation components of the North Bethany Subarea Plan. 

The filed ordinance includes the text and maps that make up the North Bethany Subarea Plan. Other exhibits amend the Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area (Urban Plan), the 2020 Transportation Plan and the Community Development Code (CDC). Additional Comprehensive Plan changes to implement the Subarea Plan are required. Staff will provide them at the initial Planning Commission hearings. 


Upcoming Public Hearing Dates

Planning Commission Hearing
July 15, 2009 at 7:30 pm

Board of County Commissioners Hearing
August 11, 2009 at 10:00 am



Ordinance 712 (Complete file/ 8Mb)  
Due to the size of the complete ordinance, it has been divided into separate sections as smaller PDF files. 

A copy of proposed Ordinance No. 712 can be purchased from the Long Range Planning Division at a cost of $3.00 each. An additional postage fee of $5.00 will be charged if mailing is requested. 
Please contact Laurie Harris at (503) 846-3963 for more information.

Bethany Community Plan Amendments

Table of Content & Cover Ordinance

Chapter 1 and Overview, includes Areas of Special Concern map

Chapter 2: North Bethany Subarea Plan

Map-New Land Use Designations

Map-Future Land Use Designations

Map-Neighborhood Boundaries

Map-Core Streets and Design Elements

Map-Flexible Streets

Map-Significant Natural Resources

Map-Parks, Trails and Pedestrian Connections

Map-Street Design

Street Cross Sections

Street Tree Tables

Map-Areas of Special Concern

Maps-Neighborhood Plans

Map-Parking Maximum Designations

Map-Drainage Master Plan

Map-Local Street Connectivity


Comprehensive Framework Plan for the Urban Area Amendments

Policy 1:  The Planning Processes

Policy 18:  Plan Designations and Local Criteria for Development

Policy 40:  Regional Planning Implementation, includes 'Main Street' map


2020 Transportation Plan Amendments

Policy 6:  Roadway System Policy, includes 'Regional Street Design Overlay' map

Policy 10:  Functional Classification Policy Text

Map- Functional Classification System

Map- Lane Numbers (2 maps)

Map- Greater Bethany East-West Arterial Study Area

Policy 14:  Pedestrian Policy, includes 'Off-Street Trails System' map

Policy 15:  Bicycle Policy, includes 'Bicycle System' map


Community Development Code Amendments

Section 308:  Future Development 20 Acre District (FD-20)