NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOREST GROVE PLANNING COMMISSION FILE NUMBER 311-22-000030-PLNG NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, September 19th, at 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, at the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street and via Zoom video conferencing, to review the following proposal and make a recommendation to City Council: –Annexation of approximately 42.7 acres of land, north of David Hill Road and west of Highway 47, into the Forest Grove city limits and Clean Water Services District and withdrawing the property from the Forest Grove Rural Fire Protection District. Annexation will allow extension of public utilities and future development of the land for residential development. –Amendment to the Forest Grove Zoning Map to assign City zoning designations to the property subject to annexation. If approved, the property will be zoned Residential Single-Unit (R-5) consistent with the Forest Grove Comprehensive Plan Map. The R-5 zone allows a variety of housing types including single-unit detached, single-unit attached, duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, and cottage clusters. The decision on this matter will be based on compliance with the following laws and policies: –Oregon Annexation Law (Oregon Revised Statutes Chapter 222, Boundary Changes); –Oregon Statewide Land Use Planning Goals and related Oregon Administrative Rules for land use, housing, public facilities, and urbanization; –Forest Grove Comprehensive Plan goals, objectives and policies for map amendments; –The Portland Metro Regional Government Code related to Local Government Boundary Changes (Chapter 3.09); and –Forest Grove Development Code Sections 17.2.150 (Annexation) and 17.2.770 (Zone Change Criteria). All persons will be given reasonable opportunity to provide comments responding to the review criteria above. 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 as basis for an appeal to the Oregon 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, if a participant so requests before conclusion of the initial evidentiary hearing, the record shall remain open for at least seven days after the hearing. Additional information regarding this proposal is available for viewing at or the Forest Grove Community Development Department at 1924 Council Street. A copy of the staff report will be available for inspection at least seven days before the hearing and is published on the City’s website at For further information pertaining to this proposal, please contact Senior Planner, Dan Riordan at, or (503) 992-3226, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The hearings will be held in a hybrid format allowing the public to attend the meetings virtual via Zoom and in-person. A copy of the meeting agendas with Zoom instructions and staff reports are available and published on the City’s website at To provide testimony via Zoom, please email at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Written comments or testimony may be submitted at the hearing or sent prior to the hearing to the attention of Senior Planner, Dan Riordan, P.O. Box 326, 1924 Council Street, 2nd Floor, Forest Grove, OR 97116, Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder City of Forest Grove Publish Sept 8, 15, 2022 FGNT254301

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Publication: OPC Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2022/09/07

End Date: 2022/09/15

Owner: City of Forest Grove


County: Washington