CITY OF WEST LINN PUBLIC HEARING CDC-16-03 TO ADOPT TEXT AMEMNDMENTS TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CODE CHAPTERS 2, 18, 19, 21, 22, 35, 59, 60, 98, and 99. The West Linn Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 22500 Salamo Road, West Linn, to consider adoption of Ordinance Number 1655. Following the hearing, the Planning Commission will make a recommendation to the City Council. The Council will make a final decision regarding the Planning Commission recommendation following its own public hearing on Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 22500 Salamo Road, West Linn. The hearings will be conducted in accordance with the rules of CDC Section 98 and 105. Anyone wishing to present written testimony on this proposed action may do so in writing prior to, or at the public hearings. Oral testimony may be presented at the public hearings. At the public hearing(s), the Planning Commission and City Council will receive a staff presentation, and invite both oral and written testimony. The Commission or Council may continue the public hearing to another meeting to obtain additional information, leave the record open, or close the public hearing and take action on the proposed amendments as provided by state law. Failure to raise an issue in person or by letter at some point prior to the close of the hearing, or failure to provide sufficient specificity to afford the decision maker an opportunity to respond to the issue, precludes an appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) based on that issue. Ordinance Number 1655 proposes amendments to Community Development Code (CDC) Chapters: Chapter 2 – modifies certain definitions Chapters 18, 19, 21, 22 and 59 – modifies use categories Chapter 35 – modifies the duration of Temporary Uses and amends the decision authority Chapter 60 – modifies approval criteria to require an overall benefit to the community Chapter 98 – adds a new section 98.035 Citizen Engagement in Legislative Changes Chapter 99 – modifies 99.060 Approval Authority to amend the Planning Commission authority to review Temporary Uses and removes the Council review of Temporary Uses At least 10 days prior to the hearing, a copy of Ordinance 1655 and associated staff report will be available for inspection or purchase at a cost of $0.25 a page after the first five pages at the Planning Department, 22500 Salamo Road. The information is also available on the West Linn website at For further information, please contact John Boyd, Interim Community Development Director, at City Hall, 22500 Salamo Road, West Linn, OR 97068, phone (503) 656-4211, or via e-mail at Publish: 11/03/2016. WLT15868140

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