NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the Hillsboro Planning Commission at or shortly after 6:00 p.m., on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, in the Shirley Huffman auditorium of the Hillsboro Civic Center, 150 East Main Street, Hillsboro. At the hearing, the Planning Commission will consider proposed text amendments to Hillsboro Community Development Code (CDC), Ordinance No. 6094.

The proposed text amendments would affect CDC Sections 12.65.270 Solar Access and Lot Orientation, 12.65.520 Street Connectivity and Access, 12.65.710 Detached Single Family, Duplex and Two-Unit Townhouse Residential Design Standards, and 12.80.158 to clarify certain provisions within the South Hillsboro Design Standards.

The procedures by which text amendments are processed can be found in CDC Section 12.70.060, and the approval criteria can be found in Section 12.80.140. The Hillsboro CDC may also be viewed online at, or in the Planning Department office.

The staff report and the proposed text amendments will be available on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Staff reports and associated materials are available for inspection at no cost or copies can be provided at reasonable cost. Materials can be reviewed from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays, at the Hillsboro Planning Department, 150 East Main Street, 4th Floor, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123. For more information contact Dan Dias, Development Services Manager, by phone at (503) 681-6179 or by email at

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting and will be given an opportunity to be heard concerning the proposal. Oral testimony will be taken in the following order: applicant; other proponents; opponents; and applicant’s rebuttal. Oral testimony should avoid repetition of issues, and should be based on the text amendments or the procedures listed above. ORS 197.763 provides that under certain circumstances, the record may remain open or a continuance may be granted upon the request of a participant. If you are unable to attend the hearing, you may submit a written statement to the Planning Department at 150 E Main Street, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123, on or before the hearing date. Comments may be mailed to the address noted above. Please reference Case File No. CDCA-003-16 on all written testimony. Telephone conversations cannot be accepted as testimony.

Pursuant to ORS 197.763, failure to raise an issue at the final evidentiary hearing, or by close of the record, in person or by letter, or failure to provide sufficient specificity to afford the decision maker an opportunity to respond to the issue precludes appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals based on that issue.
Publish 08/10, 08/17/2016. HT1424