NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Monday July

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Monday July 17, 2017 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing regarding a request from Doug Reed, who has submitted an application for Conditional Use Permit Type II Home Occupation for using the home as base for a multi-state insurance business, doing most transactions by mail, phone or e-mail. One other employee will work out of home office. The subject property is located at 50988 Laas Drive and identified by Tax Map No. 3N2W24-B0-00600, 6.2 acres. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing regarding a request from Brady Langdon, who has submitted a revised application for a Marijuana Operating Permit for Growing/Producing within a proposed 122′ X 42′ structure for indoor marijuana grow operations. The subject property is zoned Rural residential (RR-5) and is identified by Tax Map No. 4223-C0-00200, is approximately 1.58 acres, and is addressed at 56431 Turley Road. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing regarding a request from Belay Birhaue, who has submitted an application for a Marijuana Operating Permit for Growing/Producing and a Conditional Use Permit for growing marijuana in a Rural Residential zone. The applicant is seeking to grow cannabis using three new structures, a 16’x20 building and two shipping containers (8’x40′). The subject property is zoned Rural residential (RR-5) and is identified by Tax Map No. 4227-00-00600, is approximately 9.66 acres, and is addressed at 55373 Pioneer Road, off Scappoose-Vernonia Hwy. SAID PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the Columbia County Planning Commission on Monday, July 17, 2017, 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. July 5, 2017 THE PLANNING COMMISSION Jeff VanNatta, Chairman Publish 07/07/2017. SCS15906245

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Publication: OPC Legals

Section: OPC Legals

Start Date: 07/07/2017

End Date: 07/07/2017