Pursuant to Section 50.40.4 of the Beaverton Development Code, public notice of the following development application is being provided:
DI2012-0001 (Vehicle Sales and Service at 4000 SW Hocken Ave Director’s Interpretation)
The applicant is seeking a Director’s Interpretation for non-conforming use status to recognize automotive sales, automotive services major, automotive services minor and associated vehicle sales at 4000 SW Hocken Avenue (also addressed as 4025 SW Cedar Hills Blvd). The applicant requests that the Director interpret Section 30.35 in relation to automotive uses of the site and establish that the above mentioned uses were lawfully established and have not ceased operation for a period of more than one year under the provisions of 30.35 and therefore may continue to operate as non-conforming uses in conformance with the provisions of the Development Code. The property is located at 4000 SW Hocken Avenue.
To be addressed in the staff report, written comments on the above development proposal shall be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9, 2013.  Mailed written comments shall be sent to the Development Services Division, PO Box 4755, Beaverton, OR 97076.  Written comments submitted in person shall be delivered to the Development Services Division, 2nd Floor, Beaverton City Hall, 4755 SW Griffith Drive.
The decision-making authority for the above application is the Director.  Any decision on the above development application shall be based on the Approval Criteria contained in Section 40.25 of the Beaverton Development Code.
Pursuant to Section 50.40.10, the Director shall issue a written decision on the above development application on or around Wednesday, January 16, 2013.  Copies of the staff report will be made on the City’s website or may be purchased at the Planning Division Counter for a reasonable cost.
For more information contact the Planning Division at (503) 526-2420.
Dated this 13th day of December, 2012
Steven A. Sparks, AICP, Planning Division Manager
City of Beaverton
Publish 12/20, 12/27/2012.            VT8599