Nature of Application and Proposed Legislative Amendments

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE CITY COUNCIL (Legislative – LOC Hearing Date, Time, and Location: Tuesday, January 2, 2018; 6:30 p.m. City Council Chambers 380 A Avenue Lake Oswego, OR 97034 File Numbers: LU 17-0052 (Ordinance 2759) Applicant: City of Lake Oswego Nature of Application and Proposed Legislative Amendments: A request from the City of Lake Oswego for text amendments to the Community Development Code (CDC) amending the standards for development of flag lots and private access lanes. The Planning Commission and City Council identified this as a 2017 Planning Commission Goal. The purpose of the amendments is to streamline, update and clarify the code. This process is part of the City’s ongoing effort to implement the Comprehensive Plan (adopted in 2014), pursuant to City Council policies on preserving the character of existing established residential neighborhoods, maintaining clear and objective standards for development, and avoiding unnecessary restrictions on property owners. On December 11, 2017, the Planning Commission finalized their recommendation that the City Council approve the proposed amendments. The record of the proceedings for LU 17-0052 can be found on the City’s website at: (Under Search enter LU 17-0052, then press Submit) Amendments would be implemented through the adoption of Ordinance 2759, which will be considered at the public hearing. The title of the ordinance is as follows: Ordinance 2759 An ordinance of the City of Lake Oswego amending LOC, LOC and LOC of Chapter 50 (Community Development Code) for the purpose of updating the flag lot standards regarding landscaping, setbacks and parking; limiting the number of flag lots served by an access lane to two; removing the requirement to connect access lanes; amending the definition of flag lot, and adopting findings (LU 17-0052). Copies of the Ordinance will be available from the City Recorder one week before the hearing. Staff Contacts: Inquiries regarding the proposal may be directed to Leslie Hamilton, Senior Planner, (503) 675-3731 or For information about the public hearing, contact Anne-Marie Simpson, City Recorder, (503) 534-4225. How to Comment: Bring or mail written comments to: Anne-Marie Simpson, City Recorder Phone: (503) 534-4225 Third Floor, City Hall e-mail: 380 A Avenue Post Office Box 369 Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034 Please provide a reference to the case to which you are testifying – LU 17-0052. You may attend the hearings and comment under the section for public testimony. For more about hearing procedures, contact staff. Time Limits on Testimony: The purpose of time limits on testimony is to provide all interested persons with an adequate opportunity to present and respond to testimony while at the same time ensuring that the hearing can be conducted in an efficient and expeditious manner. The following time limits on testimony shall be observed, but may be changed by the Council. Testimony will be taken in the following order – in support of the amendment, in opposition to the amendment, neutral. — Ten minutes for a representative of a recognized neighborhood association, homeowner association, government agency, or other incorporated public interest organization; — Five minutes for other persons. Publish 12/21/17 LOR21522

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Publication: OPC Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2017/12/21

End Date: 2017/12/21


County: Clackamas