NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AMENDING FOREST GROVE DEVELOPMENT CODE ALLOWING AFFORDABLE HOUSING DENSITY BONUS IN COMMUNITY COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICT FILE NUMBER 311-18-000014-PLNG

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AMENDING FOREST GROVE DEVELOPMENT CODE ALLOWING AFFORDABLE HOUSING DENSITY BONUS IN COMMUNITY COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICT FILE NUMBER 311-18-000014-PLNG NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, August 13, 2018, 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to consider adopting the Planning Commission’s recommendation to enact an ordinance to amend the Development Code and allow a 20 unit per acre density bonus for affordable housing projects in the Community Commercial zone. This would increase the maximum allowed density in the Community Commercial zone district from 30 units to 50 units per acre for affordable housing projects. To qualify for the density bonus at least 20% of the housing units must be set-aside for households earning no more than 50% of area median income. If enacted by City Council, the ordinance would take effect 30 days immediately after enactment unless City Council declares an emergency. The proposed code amendment will be reviewed based on the following Development Code review criteria: 1. The text amendments are consistent with the relevant goals and policies of the Comprehensive Plan; and 2. The text amendments are consistent with the relevant statewide and regional planning goals, program and rules. This hearing is open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend. A copy of the staff report and proposed ordinance are available for inspection before the hearing at the City Recorder’s Office or by visiting the City’s website at www.forestgrove-or.gov. Written comments or testimony may be submitted at the hearing or sent to the attention of the City Recorder’s Office, P. O. Box 326, 1924 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116, prior to the hearing. For further information, please call Anna Ruggles, City Recorder, at 503.992.3235. Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder City of Forest Grove Publish August 8, 2018. FGNT62295

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Publication: OPC Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2018/08/08

End Date: 2018/08/08

Owner: City of Forest Grove

City: FOREST GROVE

County: Washington