NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will hold a Public Hearing Monday, November 26, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to consider the follow:

Proposal:      Amendments to the Casey Meadows, Council Meadows, Hawthorne Meadows and Hawthorne Village planned residential development adoption ordinances to eliminate the condition that homes built less     than five feet to a property line have to be sided and roofed with non-combustible materials or be equipped with a fire suppression system.
Applicant:    City of Forest Grove
File Number:    ZNC-12-00913

NOTE: The City Attorney has determined that the provisions identified above are in conflict with the State Building Code and therefore should be removed from the approval conditions established for the planned developments listed.

This hearing is open to the public and all interested parties are encouraged to attend and will be given a reasonable opportunity to give testimony about this proposal. If an issue is not raised in the hearing (by person or by letter) or if the issue is not explained in sufficient detail to allow the City Council to respond to the issue, then that issue cannot be used for an appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals. If additional documents or evidence are provided in support of the application, any party shall be entitled to a continuance of the hearing. Unless there is a continuance, if a participant so requests before the conclusion of the initial evidentiary hearing, the record shall remain open for at least seven days after the hearing. Information pertaining to this request may be obtained from Jon Holan, Community Development Director, P. O. Box 326, 1924 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116-0326, (503) 992-3224,  A copy of the staff report is available for inspection before the hearing at the City Recorder’s Office or by visiting the City’s website at Written comments or testimony may be submitted at the hearing or sent to the attention of the City Recorder’s Office, P. O. Box 326, 1924 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116-0326, prior to the hearing. For further information about the hearing, please call the City Recorder’s Office at 503.992.3235.

Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
Publish 11/21/2012.                FGNT7250