NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PLANNING COMMISSION HEARING DATE:
On December 10, 2012 the City of Oregon City – Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Commission Chambers at City Hall, 625 Center Street, Oregon City 97045 to consider the following Type IV application:
CITY COMMISSION HEARING DATE:
On January 16, 2013 the City of Oregon City – City Commission will conduct a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Commission Chambers at City Hall, 625 Center Street, Oregon City 97045 on the following Type IV application:
FILE NUMBER: LE 12-01 – Text Amendment to amend the appeal process for Land Use Applications
APPLICANT: City of Oregon City Planning Division –
Attn Tony Konkol
221 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045
REQUEST: The Applicant Requests Approval of a text amendment to the Oregon City Municipal Code to allow the City Commission to direct land use appeals to a hearings officer.
CONTACT PERSON: Kelly Moosbrugger, Associate Planner (503) 496-1540
NEIGHBORHOOD ASSN: Citizen Involvement Committee
CRITERIA: Administration and Procedures set forth in Chapter 17.50 and Zoning Changes and Amendments in Chapter 17.68 of the Oregon City Municipal Code. The city code is available at www.orcity.org
The application and all documents submitted by or on behalf of the applicant are available for inspection at no cost at the Oregon City Planning Division, 221 Molalla Avenue, Suite 200, from 8:00AM-5:00PM. The staff report, with all the applicable approval criteria, will also be available for inspection seven days prior to the hearing. Copies of these materials may be obtained for a reasonable cost in advance.
Any interested party may testify at the public hearing or submit written testimony at or prior to the hearing. Written comments must be received at City Hall by November 29, 2012 to be included in the Planning Commission staff report. Written comments received after this date will be forwarded to the Planning Commission at the hearing. Written comments must be received at City Hall by January 4, 2013 to be included in the City Commission staff report. Written comments received after this date will be forwarded to the City Commission at the hearing. The procedures that govern the hearing will be posted at the hearing and are found in OCMC Chapter 17.50 and ORS 197.763.
Please be advised that any issue that is intended to provide a basis for appeal must be raised before the close of the hearing, in person or by letter, with sufficient specificity to afford the Planning Commission, the City Commission, and the parties an opportunity to respond to the issue. Failure to raise an issue with sufficient specificity will preclude any appeal on that issue. Any appeal will be based on the record. Contact (503) 657-0891 for more information.
A city-recognized neighborhood association requesting an appeal fee waiver pursuant to 17.50.290(C) must officially approve the request through a vote of its general membership or board at a duly announced meeting prior to the filing of an appeal.
Publish 11/21/2012. CLK12693