NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
In light of the ongoing developments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Malheur County Planning Commission will hold a telephonic hearing on August 27, 2020 at 07:30 pm.
Applicant A: Thomas Butler the Consideration of a Conditional Use Permit for a Non-Farm Dwelling in Exclusive Farm Use zone pursuant to MCC Title 6, Conditional Uses 6-6-7, 6-6-8-1, and OAR 660, Division 33, Agricultural Lands. Tax Lot 300, Section 1, T.18S, R.46E, W.M. Planning Department File #2020-07-013; Malheur Co. Ref. #7456. The property is located about 0.2 miles south of the intersection of Canyon Three Rd and Foothill Dr in Ontario.
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Please note, the call-in number is not toll free, this shouldn’t be a problem if you are calling from a cell phone. A toll-free number is available upon request, by calling the Planning & Zoning office at (541) 473-5185.
Interested persons may appear and will be provided an opportunity to be heard. For the health and safety of the Planning Commission members and members of the public, Malheur County encourages people to join electronically. Written comments may be received prior to the hearing by sending them to Eric Evans, Planning Director, 251 B Street West #12, Vale, Oregon 97918 or Eric.Evans@MalheurCo.org.
Testimony, arguments and evidence must be directed toward the criteria set out above, or other substantive criteria in Malheur County’s Comprehensive Plan or land use regulations that the person believes apply to the application.
Failure to raise an issue at the hearing, in person, or by letter, or failure to provide sufficient specificity to afford the Planning Commission an opportunity to respond to the issue precludes an appeal to the Malheur County Court or the Land Use Board of Appeals based on that issue.
A copy of the application, all documents and evidence submitted by or on behalf of the applicant and applicable criteria are available for inspection at the Malheur County Planning Department Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 (noon) and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. or on the county website www.malheurco.org/planning-department at no cost. Copies can be provided for $0.25 per page. In addition, copies of the Staff Report will be available at least seven (7) days prior to the hearing at a reasonable cost or can be viewed on the County website or in the planning department office at no cost. Please contact the Planning Director (541-473-5185) for additional information.
CONDITIONAL USE APPLICATION
Exhibit 1: Letter from Ontario Fire & Rescue
Exhibit 2: Letter from Ontario Rural Road District
Exhibit 3: Letter of support from Heidi Butler
Public Hearing Transcribed Minutes