CITY OF HILLSBORO NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CASE FILE No’s.: ZC-002-18 and CDCA-003-18 2018 FIRM Adoption and and Regulatory Floodplain Overlay Update

CITY OF HILLSBORO NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CASE FILE No’s.: ZC-002-18 and CDCA-003-18 2018 FIRM Adoption and Regulatory Floodplain Overlay Update NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the Planning Commission, at or shortly after 6:00 p.m., on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, in the Shirley Huffman Auditorium at the Civic Center, 150 E Main Street, Hillsboro, Oregon. At this hearing, the Planning Commission will consider proposed text amendments to the Hillsboro Community Development Code (CDC) regarding the adoption of updated Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood maps. The proposed text and map amendments to the CDC regarding the adoption of updated Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood maps. The City has determined that adoption of the proposed text and map amendments may affect the permissible uses of your property, and other properties in the affected area, and may change the value of your property. On April 19, 2018, FEMA notified the City that recently updated Flood Insurance Maps Rate must be adopted into the CDC by October 19, 2018 for the City to remain in good standing with the National Flood Insurance Program. The Development Services Division of the Planning Department has identified sections where the current CDC language should be clarified or amended to meet the intent of the regulation or to follow or improve current procedures. Several CDC text amendments are proposed, which will clarify Regulatory Floodplain Overlay (RFO) CDC provisions, streamline reviews of topographic alterations, make certain that any wetland resources on the site are identified prior to the review process, and ensure that flood storage is maintained if the Planning Commission approves new buildings in the RFO. A concurrent zone change would apply recently revised flood maps as the geographic basis for the RFO. Only watersheds of Waible Creek and associated tributaries in North Hillsboro are affected by the revisions The procedures for initiating and processing a CDC text amendment in conjunction with a zone change are found in CDC Section 12.70.060 (Type IV Procedure), 12.80.140 (Text Amendment), and 12.80.168 (Zone Change). The CDC may be viewed online at or in the Planning Department office. The staff report will be available on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. The staff reports and all related criteria are available at the Planning Department for public inspection at no cost, and/or copies can be provided at reasonable cost. Materials can be reviewed from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays, in the Planning Department at the Hillsboro Civic Center, 150 East Main Street, Fourth Floor, Hillsboro, Oregon. For more information contact Sarah Bruce, Senior Planner, at (503) 681-6214 or by email at All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting and will be given an opportunity to be heard concerning the proposal. Oral testimony will be taken in the following order: applicant; other proponents; opponents; and applicant’s rebuttal. Oral testimony should avoid repetition of issues, and should be based on the application or on the approval criteria listed above. ORS 197.763 provides that under certain circumstances, the record may remain open or a continuance may be granted upon the request of a participant. If you are unable to attend the hearing, you may submit a written statement to the Planning Director at the address shown above, on or before the hearing date. Telephone conversations cannot be accepted as testimony. Please reference the Case File No.’s. on all written testimony. Pursuant to ORS 197.763, failure to raise an issue at the final evidentiary hearing, or by close of the record, in person or by letter, or failure to provide statements or evidence sufficient to afford the decision maker an opportunity to respond to the issue precludes appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals based on that issue. Publish July 25, 2018. HT59474

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Publication: OPC Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2018/07/25

End Date: 2018/07/25

Owner: City of Hillsboro


County: Washington