SUMMARY OF DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMISSION (DRC) ACTIONS
At their regular meeting on August 7 the Development Review Commission held a public hearing to consider:
LU 17-0016, An appeal of the staff decision of approval for Mission Homes Northwest LLC, requesting a minor partition creating one flag lot and removal of 13 trees to construct improvements. The site is located at 13209 Amber Place. The DRC tentatively upheld the staff decision to approve this application with conditions.
August 14th the DRC held a special meeting to adopt the Findings, Conclusions and Order approving LU 17-0016.
At their regular meeting on August 21 the Development Review Commission held a public hearing to consider:
LU 17-0032, a request by Halton Development LTD for approval of a modification of a Development Review Permit (LU 99-0012) to construct a new single-family dwelling in the R-DD zone, and the removal of two trees. The site is located at 223 Furnace Street. This hearing was continued to Wednesday, September 6th for additional information regarding the dormer styles proposed.
SUMMARY OF PLANNING COMMISSION (PC) ACTIONS
On August 14, the PC adopted the Findings, Conclusion and Order for amendments to the Downtown Redevelopment Design (DRD) District Variance Criteria (LU 17-0039). The Commission also reviewed the list of items that did not make it onto the 2017 Planning Commission/Commission for Citizen Involvement Work Program, but which may be revisited during Fall goalsetting.
On August 24, the PC held a public hearing on Community Development Code amendments to implement the Boones Ferry Road capital improvement project (LU 17-0028), approving the proposal and directing staff to prepare Findings, Conclusion and Order for adoption on September 11. The Commission also held a third work session on a proposal by the City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services (BES), for potential code amendments that would provide a process for facilitating required upgrades to the Tryon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (TCWTP) (PP 16-0007). The Commission reviewed and provided feedback on a first draft of overlay code language.
Last, in their role as the Commission for Citizen Involvement, the PC received an update on the Woodmont Park Master Plan process. Continue reading PLANNING & BUILDING SERVICES HIGHLIGHTS FOR AUGUST 2017