NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOREST GROVE PLANNING COMMISSION FOREST GROVE DEVELOPMENT CODE AMENDMENTS FILE NUMBER 311-22-000018-PLNG NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, at the Forest Grove Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, to consider the following Development Code amendments: –Article 3 Zoning Districts to update the Residential, Commercial and Mixed Use, Town Center, and Industrial zoning district standards pertaining to cannabis related uses, commercial lodging and entertainment-oriented uses –Article 4 Overlay Districts to clarify the Mixed Use Planned Development standards –Article 7 Miscellaneous Provisions to update standards for residential fences –Article 8 General Development Standards to revise off-street parking and loading standards, and cannabis development standards –Article 12 Use Categories and Definitions to revise definitions for cannabis uses, commercial lodging, entertainment-oriented uses, and signs, and adopt definitions for a mural and village center The Planning Commission will consider these proposals and base its recommendation on the following review criteria. Comments in response to this proposal must address the criteria of Development Code 17.2.630 Text Amendments: A. The text amendment is consistent with the relevant goals and policies of the Forest Grove Comprehensive Plan. B. The text amendment is consistent with the relevant statewide and regional planning goals, program and rules. All persons will be given reasonable opportunity to give testimony about this proposal responding to the review criteria. If an issue is not raised in the hearing (by person or by letter) or if the issue is not explained in sufficient detail to allow the Planning Commission to respond to the issue, then that issue cannot be used for an appeal to the City Council or the Land Use Board of Appeals. If additional documents or evidence are provided in support of the application, any party shall be entitled to a continuance of the hearing. Unless there is a continuance, if a participant so requests before the conclusion of the initial evidentiary hearing, the record shall remain open for at least seven days after the hearing. The hearing will be held in a hybrid format allowing the public to attend the meeting virtual via Zoom and in-person. A copy of the meeting agenda with Zoom instructions and staff report are available seven days prior to the hearing and are published on the City’s website at ings. To provide testimony via Zoom, please email Senior Planner Amy Kreimeier,, at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Written comments or testimony may be sent prior to the hearing to the City of Forest Grove, P.O. Box 326, 1924 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116-0326. For assistance, please contact the Community Development Department, 1924 Council Street, (503) 992-3233, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder City of Forest Grove Publish June 9, 2022 FGNT244958

ad: 244958

Publication: OPC Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2022/06/08

End Date: 2022/06/09

Owner: City of Forest Grove


County: Washington