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Pursuant to Section 50.40.4 of the Beaverton Development Code, public notice of the following development application is being provided:
CU2013-0009 / DR2013-0090
Maryville Nursing Home Addition
The applicant seeks approval of a Major Modification of a Conditional Use and a Design Review Three application, to construct an 8490 square-foot building addition to the existing residential care facility.  The addition would be designed to accommodate an overall increase 10 additional beds. The property is part of the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon campus and is located at the northwest corner of SW Farmington Road and SW Murray Boulevard.  The 5.78 acre site can also be identified as 14645 SW Farmington Road, tax lot 2100 of Washington County Assessor’s Map 1S1-17AD. 
The Planning Commission is scheduled to hold a public hearing on the above development application on Wednesday February 26, 2014, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in City Council Chambers, 1st Floor, Beaverton City Hall, 4755 SW Griffith Drive.  The Beaverton Facilities Review Committee will hold a technical meeting with the applicant on the above development applications on February 5, 2014.  The Facilities Review Committee will forward a recommendation to the Planning Commission on the above application based on its conformity to the technical criteria specified in Section 40.03 of the Development Code.
To be addressed in the staff report and decision, written comments on the above development proposal are to be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2014.  Mailed written comments shall be sent to the Planning Division, PO Box 4755, Beaverton, OR 97076.  Written comments submitted in person shall be delivered to the Planning Division, 2nd Floor, Beaverton City Hall, 4755 SW Griffith Drive.
The decision-making authority for the above application is the Planning Commission. Any decision on the above development application shall be based on the Approval Criteria contained in the Beaverton Development Code, under Section for Design Review Three, for Major Modification of a Conditional Use and in Section 40.03 for Facilities Review.  Pursuant to Section 50.45.18, within seven (7) calendar days from the date the decision making authority adopts a land use order, the Director shall cause the order to be signed, dated, and mailed to the applicant and the property owner.
For more information contact Jason T. in the Planning Division at (503) 350-4038 or by email at  Copies of the staff report are available for inspection at the Development Services Division Planning Counter or may be purchased at reasonable cost or are available for on-line viewing at
Dated this 16th day of January, 2014
Steven A. Sparks, AICP, Planning Manager,
City of Beaverton
Publish 01/16/2014.             BVT8763


Monday, May 6, 2013

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing regarding a request from Bob & Michelle Bennett who have submitted an application for a Major Variance to Section 705.3 “Building Setbacks” of the Zoning Ordinance, which requires a minimum building setback of 25 feet (front), 20 feet (rear) and 10 feet (side).
The applicant seeks approval to site the hardship manufactured home for parents just 10 feet from the rear and 2 feet from the side abutting Six Dee’s Lane.  The subject property is 0.65 acre, zoned Single Family Residential (R-10), and is identified by Tax Map No. 4105-CC-01400, located at 2854 Columbia Blvd.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing regarding a request from the Port of St Helens, who have submitted an application  for a Comprehensive Plan Amendment and Zone Change to Expand  the Port Westward Industrial Site by approximately 957 aces to Facilitate and Attract Large Scale Industrial Uses and Related Businesses.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing regarding a request from Knife River, %Tim Marshall,   who have submitted an application for a Major Variance to Surface Mining Zone Section 1044.4 “Operating Setbacks”, which requires a minimum mining setback of 50 feet from another property line.  The applicant seeks approval to mine to 0′ from the south property line adjoining Tax Lox #500 owned by Columbia County.  The subject property is 83.2 acres, zoned Surface Mining (SM), and is identified by Tax Map No. 5133-00-00300, located at 60371 Hwy 30, St. Helens, OR.

SAID PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the Columbia County Planning Commission on Monday, May 6, 2013, at 230 Strand, St. Helens, Oregon, starting at or after 6:30 p.m., at which time proponents and opponents of the proposed application will be heard.

The criteria to be used in deciding the request will be found in some or all of the following documents and laws, as revised from time to time: Oregon Revised Statutes ORS 197.763; Oregon Administrative Rules; Columbia County Comprehensive Plan; Columbia County Zoning Ordinance.  The specific criteria applicable to this request is listed and evaluated in the staff report.

A copy of the application, all documents and evidence relied upon by the applicant, and the staff report are available for inspection at no cost and will be provided at reasonable cost at least 7 days prior to the Commission hearing from Land Development Services, County Courthouse Annex, St. Helens, OR, 97051.

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, and if a participant so requests before the conclusion of the evidentiary hearing, the record shall remain open for at least seven days after the hearing.

At each hearing, the applicant has the burden of presenting substantial evidence showing that the application meets all of the applicable criteria.  Following presentation of the staff report, the applicant and other persons in favor of the application will be allowed to address the commission, explaining how the evidence submitted meets the applicable criteria.  Following the applicant’s presentation, any person in opposition to the application may present evidence and argument against the application.  The applicant will then have the opportunity to rebut any evidence or arguments presented in opposition.  After the presentation of evidence and arguments, the public hearing record will be closed.

The Commission will then make a tentative decision to be followed by approval of a written order and a statement of findings and conclusions supporting the decision, which will be mailed to all parties at a later date.  The Commission may, at its discretion, continue the hearing from time to time at the request of the parties or on its own motion as necessary to afford substantial justice and comply with the law.

Additional information about this application may be obtained from the Planning Division of the Land Development Services Department, at (503) 397-1501.

April 24, 2013

Guy Letourneau, Chairman
Publish 04/26/2013.                                SCS1054


The City of Lake Oswego Planning Commission will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber located in Lake Oswego City Hall at 380 A Avenue on Monday, January 28, 2013, 6:30 p.m. The Commission will consider LU 12-0054, a request from the City of Lake Oswego for legislative amendments to the Community Development Code (CDC) to update various sections of the CDC in order to eliminate text ambiguity, clarify text so that it reflects existing code interpretations, and to add new provisions that address:

* Building colors
* Awnings
* Sidewalk displays
* Limits on cumulative retail uses in the MC, CR&D, and IP zones and the IPO overlay district.
A copy of the proposed amendments is on file in the Planning & Building Services Department at City Hall. Since the time allowed for public testimony is limited, you are urged to review the record and be thoroughly familiar with it if you plan to testify.
Staff coordinator is Leslie Hamilton, Senior Planner, (503) 675-3731. For additional information, visit the City’s website at:

Publish 01/17/2013.                      LOR12889


Click to view City of Sherwood Public Hearing notice.

Publish 07/05/2012.                         TT11700


The St. Helens City Council will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. The purpose of the public hearing is to amend the FY 2012-13 budget to reflect a carrying forward of revenue sharing funds designated for police vehicles in FY 2011-12 to FY 2012-13.

The public hearing will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 265 Strand Street, Plaza Entrance, St. Helens, Oregon. The facility is handicap accessible. If you need special accommodation, please contact City Hall at (503)397-6272, at least 48 hours before the hearing.

Kathy Payne
City Recorder
City of St. Helens
Publish 05/30, 06/06/2012. SCS947


Housing Authority of Washington County

The Housing Authority Board of Directors will hold a public hearing to gather public comments and discuss the Housing Authority’s proposed Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2011 on:

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
10:00 a.m.
Washington County Public Services Building, Auditorium
155 N. First Street, Hillsboro

The meeting room is accessible to people with mobility impairments. If interpretive services or special equipment is desired, please notify the Washington County Department of Housing Services by calling (503) 846–4757 at least seven days before the public hearing.

The proposed Public Housing Agency (PHA) Plan and related information will be available for review Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Washington County Department of Housing Services, 111 NE Lincoln Street, Suite 200-L, Hillsboro, Oregon.  You may also review the PHA Plan online at the following website address:

For more information, please contact Gary Calvert at 503-846-4784 or
Publish 02/16/2011.                FGNT7104


The following will be considered by the Tigard City Council on Tuesday May 12, 2009 at 7:30 PM at the Tigard Civic Center – Town Hall, 13125 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard, Oregon.
Public oral or written testimony is invited.  The public hearing on this matter will be held under Title 18 and rules of procedure adopted by the Council and available at City Hall or the rules of procedure set forth in Section 18.390.060E.
Further information may be obtained from the City of Tigard Planning Division (Staff contact:  Gary Pagenstecher) at 13125 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard, Oregon 97223, by calling 503-639-4171, or by e-mail to

(DCA) 2008-00005
REQUEST:  To remove Section 18.775.070.B.5 of the Sensitive Lands Permit requirements which reads “5.  The plans for the pedestrian/bicycle pathway indicate that no pathway will be below the elevation of an average annual flood;”.  Removal of this section would allow pathways to be installed in areas which would benefit the public’s access to and educational appreciation of ecological areas.  On April 6, 2009, the Planning Commission recommended the CityCouncil replace the subject section with “Pedestrian/bicycle pathways within the floodplain shall include a wildlife assessment to ensure that the proposed alignment minimizes impacts to significant wildlife habitat.”  LOCATION:  Citywide.  COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION:  All City Comprehensive Plan Designations.  ZONE:  All City Zoning Districts.  APPLICABLE REVIEW CRITERIA:  The Statewide Planning Goals and Guidelines adopted under Oregon Revised Statutes Chapter 197; [Goal 1, Public Involvement; Goal 2, Land Use Planning; Goal 5  Natural Resources, Scenic and Historic Areas, and Open Spaces;  Goal 7, Areas Subject to Natural Hazards; and Goal 8  Recreational Needs]; any federal [FEMA] or state statutes or regulations found applicable; any applicable METRO regulations; [Metro Code Sections 3.07.300, Urban Growth Management Functional Plan; and Title 3, Water Quality and Flood Management]; any applicable Comprehensive Plan Policies; [Goal 1, Public Involvement;  Goal 2, Land Use Planning; Goal 7, Hazards; Goal 8, Parks, Recreation, Trails, and Open Space]; and any applicable provisions of the City’s implementing ordinances [TDC 18.130, 18.380, 18.390 and 18.775].

Publish 04/23/2009.             TT11287


The City of Beaverton Traffic Commission will hold two public hearings beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2009.  The Traffic Commission meets at Beaverton City Hall in the Forrest C. Soth City Council Chamber, 4755 SW Griffith Drive, Beaverton, Oregon. Traffic Commission meetings are open to the public and public testimony is encouraged. This is the May agenda:

Consent Agenda
* TC 652: Parking Revisions on SW East Avenue between Canyon Road and Broadway Street

Public Hearing Issues
* TC 653: Parking Revisions on SW Broadway Street Between East Avenue and Canyon Road
* TC 654: Two-Hour Parking Limit on SW 3rd Street Between Watson Avenue and Tucker Avenue

Dated this 9th day of April 2009
Jabra Khasho, City Transportation Engineer
City of Beaverton, Oregon
(503) 526-3726
Publish 04/16/2009.     VT7982


Public Notice is hereby given that the City of Sherwood Hearings Officer will conduct a public hearing on Monday, April 20, 2009 at 7:00 PM at the Sherwood City Hall, 22560 SW Pine St, Sherwood, Oregon, on the following land use matter:

Case File No.: SP 09-03/CUP 09-03

Applicant:  MITCH Charter School
23200 SW Main Street, Sherwood, OR 97140

Owner: Sherwood Community Friends Church
23264 SW Main Street, Sherwood, OR 97140

Tax Map/Lot: 2S132CA03000

Property Address: 23200 SW Main Street

General Location: Located on the east side of SW
Main Street, in the south- central portion of the city

Applicant’s Representative: Ed Murphy and Associates

Staff Contact:  Michelle Miller, Associate Planner
503-625-4242 or

Proposal: The applicant requests preliminary site plan approval and a conditional use permit to add two modular units with four more classrooms on the site. MITCH Charter School has two existing modular units on site and share access with the Friends Church on SW Main Street. The existing residence will be demolished. Several trees exist on site that will be removed with this development.

Applicable Code Criteria: Sherwood Comprehensive Plan Part 3, Zoning and Community Development Code, 16.16 (Medium Density Residential-Low), 16.58 (Clear Vision Areas), 16.58.030 (Fences, Walls and Hedges), 16.60 Yards, 16.82 (Conditional Use), 16.96 On-Site Circulation, Division V. (Site Plan) Division VI. (Public Improvements), 16.142 (Parks and Open Space).

Anyone may testify at the hearing verbally or in writing.  Oral and written public testimony regarding this matter will be accepted at the hearing. Written statements are encouraged and may be submitted to the Planning Department, City Hall, 22560 SW Pine Street, Sherwood, OR 97140. Public testimony should be limited to the findings of fact in the Staff Report, the above criteria or other City or State applicable land use standards. Only those persons who submit written comments or appear in person before the Hearing Authority may appeal the decision. Failure to raise an issue accompanied by statements or evidence sufficient to afford the decision-maker and the parties an opportunity to respond to the issue will preclude appeal, on said issue, to the Appeal Authority or State Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA).

Application materials are available for review or can be copied for a reasonable cost at City Hall.  The City Planning Staff report on this matter will be available for review at least seven (7) days in advance of the hearing. If you have any questions, please call Michelle Miller, Associate Planner at (503) 625-4242 or .
Publish 04/09, 04/16/2009.     TT11276


City of Happy Valley Planning Commission and City Council

Notice is hereby given that the City of Happy Valley Planning Commission and City Council will hold public hearings on the following dates in regard to the Happy Valley Pedestrian Master Plan:

Date & Time:            Planning Commission, April 28, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
City Council, May 19, 2009, 7:00 p.m.

Hearing Location:            City Hall 16000 SE Misty Drive,
Happy Valley, OR 97086;

File & Subject:    CPA-04-09, amending the City’s Transportation System Plan to include a Pedestrian Master Plan.

Proposal:    Amending the City’s Transportation System Plan to include a Pedestrian Master Plan (text and map amendments).

Location:    City Wide

Applicant:    City of Happy Valley

Applicable Criteria:    Sections 16.40.020, 16.40.040, 16.40.041, 16.40.050 and16.40.060 of the City of Happy Valley’s Municipal Code; the Metro Urban Growth Management Functional Plan; and, Oregon Statewide Planning Goals and Statutes.

Staff Contact:    Sarah Mizejewski, Associate Planner

Interested parties are invited to attend this hearing or to submit comments in writing prior to the meeting time.  Written testimony may be submitted in advance or in person at the hearing.  Those wishing to present verbal testimony, either pro, con, or to raise questions, will be asked to speak after presentation of the report.

Testimony should pertain to the applicable criteria.  The decision will be made in accordance with said criteria, and may be appealed to the Land Use Board of Appeals.  Failure to raise an issue in writing prior to or before the close of the written comment period or failure to provide sufficient specificity at the public hearing to afford the decision-making body an opportunity to respond to the issue precludes appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals based upon that issue.  The applicant and any person who submits written comments shall receive notice of the decision.

The failure of the applicant to raise constitutional or other issues relating to proposed amendments without sufficient specificity to allow the decision-making body to respond to the issue precludes an action for damages in circuit court.

The decision-making criteria, application, and records concerning this matter are available at the City of Happy Valley City Hall at the above address during working hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays), please call for an appointment.  For additional information, contact Sarah Mizejewski, Associate Planner, at the above address and phone number.

The meeting site is accessible to handicapped individuals.  Assistance with communications (visual, hearing) must be requested 72 hours in advance by contacting Marylee Walden, City Recorder at the above phone number.
Publish 04/01/2009.                        CLK11640