The applicant is requesting removal of the historic landmark designation from the Carman House and property located at 3811 Carman Drive.
On December 17, 2013, the City Council voted 4-3 to overturn the Historic Resources Advisory Board's denial of the request to remove the historic designation from the Carman House and property located at 3811 Carman Drive.
The appellant/applicant has filed an appeal to the Lake Oswego City Council of the Historic Resources Advisory Board’s (HRAB) decision to deny the applicant’s request pursuant to ORS 197.772 for removal of the historic landmark designation from the Carman House and property. The City Council is scheduled to hear this appeal on December 17, 2013, at 7:00 p.m.
On October 23, 2013, the Historic Resources Advisory Board held deliberations and voted to deny removal of the Carman House from the Historic Resources Landmark List. The final decision is scheduled at a special meeting on Monday, November 4, 2013, at 6:30 pm, at which time the Board will consider adoption of the Findings, Conclusions and Order.
On October 9, 2013, the Historic Resources Advisory Board opened the continued hearing on this application and received additional evidence in support of and in opposition to the application. As permitted by LOC 50.07.003.4.a.xii and upon the request of the applicant’s legal representative, the applicant has 7 days to submit a final written argument in support of the application. (The applicant’s final submittal shall be considered part of the record, but shall not include any new evidence.) The hearing was continued to a special meeting on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at 7:00 pm, at which time the Board will review the applicant’s final written argument, deliberate, and make a preliminary decision. The final decision is expected to be made at a special meeting on Monday, November 4, 2013, at 6:30 pm, at which time the Board will consider adoption of the Findings, Conclusions and Order.
The Historic Resources Advisory Board (HRAB) continued the hearing on this application to their next meeting on Wednesday, October 9th. The record remains open and additional oral and written testimony will be accepted. Individuals are encouraged to submit their written testimony prior to the date of the hearing to allow staff time to make copies and distribute to the Board for review.
Due to a family emergency, the applicant has requested that this hearing be continued. The Historic Resources Advisory Board will consider this application at its meeting on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. Please note that this meeting will be held at the West End Building in the Santiam Room, 4101 Kruse Way, Lake Oswego.
The Case File Materials posted under the designated Planning Division’s Land Use Project Pages and links are:
- There are additional materials in the Case File that the Project Manager believes are NOT for the purpose of addressing whether the proposed development application complies with the applicable criteria. These additional materials are NOT posted. (Only materials identified by the applicant or interested parties for the purpose of addressing the applicable criteria are made a part of the “record” before the reviewing authority.)
The Planning Division’s Case File may be viewed by the public Monday - Friday, excluding holidays, 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. in the Planning and Building Services Department. Persons are encouraged to contact the Project Manager to arrange for a suitable location to review the materials in the Case File.
Note: Materials exempt under the Oregon Public Records Law, ORS 192.501 and 192.502 may be withheld from public review of the Case File; such materials are NOT a part of the “record” before the reviewing authority in determining whether or not the proposed development complies with the applicable criteria.
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