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 October 22, 2020 at 07:30 pm.
Applicant A: Gordon & Linda Curtis: Application 1: Joint hearing with the City of Ontario Planning Commission for a proposed amendment to Ontario Urban Growth Area and zone change from Ontario O-R/UGA to Ontario O-I1/UGA. Tax Lot 301, Section 5AA, T.18S, R.47E, W.M.; Malheur County Ref. #8022; Planning Department File #2020-09-003; The property is located north of SW 4th Ave, 1/3 mile west of US Hwy 201, in Ontario, OR.
The criteria for the proposed amendment are listed in Malheur County Code 6-10-7, Joint Management Agreement between Ontario and Malheur County, Ontario City Code 10B-20-30, Statewide Planning Goals 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and respective administrative rules.
Application 2: The Malheur County Planning Commission will hear a proposed property line adjustment between the above referenced property and Tax Lot 300, Section 5AA, T.18S, R.47E, W.M.; Malheur County Reference #8021. Prior to the property line adjustment Tax Lot 300 will consist of 98,901 square feet and Tax Lot 301 will consist of 42,456 square feet. Upon Completion of the property line adjustment, Tax Lot 300 will consist of 126,450 square feet and Tax Lot 301 will consist of 14,908 square feet.
The property line adjustment will be processed pursuant to Malheur County Code Title 7, Chapter 7, Section 7-7-11 and Oregon Revised Statute 92.010(7)(b).
Applicant B: Jennifer Ellsworth – a continuance from the September 24, 2020 hearing.
Applicant C: Sherwin Koehn – the Consideration of a Conditional Use Permit for 2 Non-Farm Dwellings and 2 Non-Farm Partitions in Exclusive Resource zone pursuant to MCC Title 6, Conditional Uses 6-6-7, 6-6-8-1, 6-6-8-2 and OAR 660, Division 33, Agricultural Lands. Tax Lot 900, Section 5, T.17S, R.47E, W.M. Planning Department File #2020-09-012; Malheur Co. Ref. #6539. The property is located directly north-east from the intersection of Power Rd and Douglas Rd, about 8 miles north of Ontario.
Applicant D: Ted Cooper – 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 101, Section 21, T.17S, R.47E, W.M. Planning Department File #2020-09-014; Malheur Co. Ref. #18917. The property is located about 1/3 mile south of Stanton Blvd on Hwy 201 and directly north-east of the intersection on Hwy 201 and Webster Way, in Ontario.
Applicant E: Jimmy Belnap – the Consideration of a Conditional Use Permit for a Non-Farm Dwelling and a Non-Farm Partition in Exclusive Farm Use zone pursuant to MCC Title 6, Conditional Uses 6-6-7, 6-6-8-1, 6-6-8-2 and OAR 660, Division 33, Agricultural Lands. Tax Lot 1300, Section 6, T.18S, R.45E, W.M. Planning Department File #2020-09-013; Malheur Co. Ref. #13688. The property is located directly north-east of the intersection of John Day Hwy and 3rd Ave East, about 1 mile north of Vale.
Directions to join the public meeting:
Login by computer/tablet/smartphone: https://www.GoToMeet.me/MCPZ/PC
Call in: (312) 757-3129
Access Code: 644-177-621
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.
ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS PREVIOUSLY SUBMITTED CAN BE LOCATED here