Z0115-17-CP, Z0116-17-Z

The applicant has proposed a Reasons Exception to Statewide Planning Goal 3 (Agriculture) and a Conditional Use permit for the construction and operation of photovoltaic solar power generation facility on approximately 70 acres of land that is zoned Exclusive Farm Use (EFU). The facility is expected to produce as much as ten (10) megawatts of electric power. The subject parcel is comprised predominantly of high-value farmland. Pursuant to the county’s Zoning and Development Ordinance (ZDO) Section 401 (EFU), photovoltaic solar power generation facilities are allowed as a Conditional Use on high-value farmland, subject to OAR 660-033-0130(38), which stipulates that if such a facility is to be sited on more than 12 acres of high-value farmland, it must obtain a Goal Exception (pursuant to ORS 197.732 and OAR 660, Division 4).

  1. Notice
  2. Application
  3. Clackamas County LU Application
  4. Fire Department Approval
  5. Statement of Feasibility
  6. Supplement Letter to Application
  7. Staff Report
  8. Exhibit 2: Exhibit List
  9. Exhibit 3: Notices
  10. Exhibit 4: Maps
  11. Exhibit 5: Wetlands
  12. Exhibit 6: DLDC Comments
  13. Exhibit 7: Enginnering Comments
  14. Exhibit 8: Estacada Code
  15. Exhibit 9: Executive Summary
  16. Exhibit 10: Oregon Energy Plan
  17. Exhibit 11: Fire Dept.
  18. Exhibit 12: DLCD
  19. Exhibit 13: 1000 Friends of Oregon
  20. Exhibit 14: Applicant response
  21. Exhibit 15: ODOE