NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS CASE FILE NOS. AN-003-20 & ZC-003-20: HEDC Sites in North Hillsboro

CITY OF HILLSBORO NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS CASE FILE NOS. AN-003-20 & ZC-003-20: HEDC Sites in North Hillsboro NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that two public hearings will be held before the City Council through a Zoom virtual meeting at or shortly after 6:00 p.m., on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. The City Council will consider a request for annexation of three properties (subject property) totaling approximately 53.80 acres in size, into the City limits of Hillsboro and a City-initiated Zone Change on the subject property to apply the City’s I-S Industrial Sanctuary zone with associated Regulatory Floodplain Overlay (RFO) and Significant Natural Resource Overlay (SNRO) zones upon annexation. The purpose of the annexation is to facilitate future development of the subject property for roadway construction and future industrial development. On May 13, 2020, the Planning Commission is scheduled to initiate the Zone Change to apply the I-S Industrial Sanctuary base zone upon annexation. The Community Development Code (CDC) includes special regulations for overlay zones, which are part of the official Zoning Map and are applied through City Council ordinances under procedures that are similar to those for base zones. The subject properties can be specifically identified as Tax Lots 1700, 1803 and 2201 on Washington County Assessor’s Tax Map 1N2-21, and are generally located north of NE Evergreen Road, south of NW Meek Road, east of NE Sewell Avenue, and west of NE Starr Boulevard. The property owner and applicant is the Hillsboro Economic Development Council. Note that the property lines for Tax lot No. 2201 on Washington County Assessor’s Tax Map 1N2-21 were adjusted through Washington County under Case File L2000046-PLA, which was approved on March 10, 2020. New tax lot numbers have yet to be assigned, so these applications will only apply to the northern portion (approximately 260 feet) of Tax Lot No. 2201 The applicable criteria for an Annexation are listed in Metro Code Chapters 3.09.045 and 3.09.050 and Section 12.80.010 of the (CDC). The applicable criteria for a Zone Change are listed in CDC Section 12.80.160. The CDC may be viewed online at or in the Planning Department office. Annexation of the properties would also include its withdrawal from the Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue Service District and annexation to the Clean Water Services District and Metro Service District Boundary. The Annexation staff report will be available on Monday, May 4, 2020 at 4:00 p.m and the Zone Change staff report will be available on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. While these staff reports will be available prior to be placed on the City’s website on May 14, 2020, the public is directed to contact Andrew Crampton at to request copies of the staff reports due to the current closure of City facilities to the public in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. The complete application, staff reports, and all related criteria will be available at on May 14, 2020. Social Distancing is essential in reducing the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The City is using technology to make meetings available to the Public without increasing the risk of exposure. If you do not have access to a phone or personal computer, there are a small number of chairs provided in the Shirley Huffman Auditorium at the Civic Center, 150 E Main Street, Hillsboro, to remain compliant with public meeting laws. We encourage you to stay home, and join the meeting by Zoom. Please contact Andrew Crampton, Planner at (503) 681-6239 or by email at if you would like more information on how to join the Zoom virtual meeting. All interested persons are invited to attend this virtual Zoom 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 application or on the approval criteria 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 Director at 150 E Main Street, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123, on or before the hearing date. Telephone conversations cannot be accepted as testimony. Please reference the Case File No. on all written 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 statements or evidence sufficient 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 Apr. 29, May 6, 2020 HT162842

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Publication: OPC Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2020/04/29

End Date: 2020/05/06

Owner: City of Hillsboro


County: Washington