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|The Community Development Department (CDD) provides general planning administration and services involving land use planning, zoning, the comprehensive plan, implementation of the State Land Use Planning Goals and administrative rules, and other short and long term planning projects. The CDD also administers the electrical/plumbing permit programs and the building permit program.|
Our office will be closed Monday, May 27, 2013, in observance of Memorial Day.
File 1-TIA-13-A Notice of Planning Commission Decision
File 1-TIA-13-A Adopted Final Order & Findings of Fact
Following deliberation at their May 13th meeting, the Planning Commission unanimously approved the Traffic Impact Analyis prepared on behalf of Teevin Bros. by Kittleson & Associates, Inc. with conditions of approval included in the final order (linked above). As noted in the notice of decision (linked above), there is a 15-day appeal period (until 5:00 p.m. 5/28/13).
On March 25, 2013, an appeal to the Planning Commission of the Community Development Director's approval of the Teevin Bros. Traffic Impact Analysis was received from Sean T. Malone, Attorney at Law and authorized representative for the appellants listed. The Planning Commission appeal hearing was held April 22nd. The Commission held the record open for 7 days (April 29th) to receive additional written testimony and argument. Written responses to new evidence may then be submitted unil May 6th. The applicant's final argument (unless wiaved) is due May 13th. The Planning Commission will hold deliberation and reach a decision at their meeting on May 13th.
On March 11, 2013, the Community Development Director made a decision of approval on the Teevin Bros. Traffic Impact Analysis (File No. 1-TIA-13). The following are the documents regarding that decision:
Oregon Territorial Sea Plan amendment: Appendix A - Visual Resource Inventory Baseline Report (November 1, 2012 Draft)
At their meeting on Monday, March 25, 2013, the Newport Planning Commission will continue a public hearing to consider a map amendment in order to make a recommendation to the City Council on the expansion of the Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) by approximately 353 acres to include the City of Newport's domestic water storage reservoirs along with the associated road and water infrastructure (including a portion of the City's water treatment plant). The additional acreage also includes land for a regional park with a looped trail around the reservoirs. (click on the links below to view the file materials)
Community Development Department - (541) 574-0629