2020 Annual Community Development Code Amendments (LU 20-0015)

Posted Tue, 08/25/2020 - 4:52pm

On Monday, September 14, 2020, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider a request from the City of Lake Oswego for proposed amendments to the Community Development Code (CDC) to clarify platting requirements and expiration of permits for lot line adjustments and resource delineations, allow RID variances to the Long Wall Plane Standard, change Sensitive lands protection fence height to match tree protection fence height, clarify utilities exception in RP Districts, remove obsolete fence complaint procedure, correct reduction of Protected Riparian Areas (PRA), clarify that mitigation requirements apply to resource restoration resulting from a code violation, require pre-application conference for in-stream resource enhancement projects, provide a clear and objective option for creation of flag lot access lanes, move no parking requirement for outdoor dining to Parking Table, clarify that all residential zones allow manufactured homes, modify definitions of Net Developable Area and Density Transfer Area, remove annual reporting requirement for sensitive lands map corrections, calculate bicycle parking requirements for unlisted uses, clarify definition of undisturbed slopes, delete obsolete ADU parking requirement, adopt Fire Code requirements for fire hydrant placement in new development, prevent driveway approaches from extending in front of abutting properties, align lot coverage calculation in the R-6 Zone with other residential zones, define Cohousing and add to multi-family definition, define community institution and institutional use.

The public hearing notice is available in the "Public Records File" for LU 20-0015, click here.  The staff report will also be available in the "Public Records" file ten days prior to the hearing.