Proposed Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and the Zoning and Development Ordinance

Files listed below are proposals to amend the Comprehensive Plan and/or the Zoning and Development Ordinance. Posted materials include notices of public hearing dates and drafts of the amendments. Every effort is made to post the most recent materials; however, hearings may be rescheduled and revisions to the proposals are common. Therefore, you are encouraged to contact the Planning and Zoning Division at 503-742-4500, or the project manager for details. Contact information for the project manager is included in the posted hearing notice.

Ordinance ZDO-282

Amendments to the county’s Zoning & Development Ordinance and Comprehensive Plan to implement House Bill 2001 (HB2001), which requires that the county allow duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, cottage clusters, and townhomes (“middle housing”) in some urban, unincorporated areas. Other minor amendment related to housing and amendments to allow for middle housing land divisions are also included.