The Newberg City Council will hold a public hearing on February 1, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Newberg Public Safety Building, 401 E. Third Street, Newberg, OR, to evaluate the following proposal:
Medical Marijuana Grow Sites and Processors: Consider a proposal to amend the Newberg Development Code to allow medical marijuana grow sites in residential zones (R-1, R-2 and R-3) as permitted uses with up to twelve mature plants as indoor operations only and as a conditional use in all other zones; add definitions for medical marijuana grow site and medical marijuana processor; modify a footnote description for medical marijuana dispensaries; add a footnote requiring electrical inspections; and allow medical marijuana processer as a permitted use in all industrial zones (M-1, M-2, M-3, M-4, AI, SD/E).
You may examine information regarding this project at the Newberg Community Development Department, 414 E. First Street, Newberg, OR 97132, or on the city website at https://www.newbergoregon.gov/planning. The staff recommendation regarding this project will be available one week before the hearing. If you have any questions, please call the Newberg Planning Division at 503-537-1240. All interested persons may appear and provide testimony. The City Council asks that 12 copies of written testimony be submitted to the City Recorder before 12:00 PM on February 1, 2016. Written testimony received after that time will be brought before the Council on the night of the meeting for consideration and a vote to accept or not accept it into the record. Only those persons who participate either orally or in writing in the hearing proceedings leading to the adoption of the action may appeal the decision.
Publish 01-20-16 NG538610