October 8, 2014
On Tuesday, October 7, the City Council adopted the Findings, Conclusion & Order granting final approval. The City Council Notice of Decision was mailed on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.
The applicant for the Wizer project has filed an appeal to the City Council of the Development Review Commission’s decision to deny the applicant’s request. The City Council is scheduled to begin the public hearing on Monday, September 22, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. Additional information regarding the hearing is available in the public notice and information regarding issues raised on appeal are available in the City Council Report. Links to both of these documents can be found below.
The applicant is requesting approval of a Development Review Permit to construct a mixed use project, including 207 residential units and 36,500 square feet of commercial use in three buildings, with the following Exceptions to the Community Development Code standards:
The applicant also is requesting removal of 25 trees to accommodate the development.
October 8, 2014
September 25, 2014
LU 13-0046 (Wizer Block) Appeal of the Development Review Commission (DRC) Decision. The City Council held public hearings on September 22, 23 and 24 to consider an appeal of the DRC’s denial of LU 13-0046 (Wizer Block), a request by Evergreen Group LLC for a Development Review Permit to construct a mixed-use project consisting of 201 residential units, 6 live/work units and 36,500 square feet of commercial use. The applicant also is requesting approval to remove 25 trees to accommodate the project.
After considerable deliberation, the Council decided to reverse the DRC’s decision and approve the project subject to the staff recommended conditions of approval as listed in the July 11, 2014, staff report.
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.
Land Use Applications & More
Leslie Hamilton, Senior Planner