Planning Commission – September 28 2023


Malheur County Planning Commission will hold a telephonic public hearing on September 28, 2023 at 07:30 pm
In person attendance is available at the Malheur County VA office – 316 NE Goodfellow St, Ste. #2, Ontario OR 97914.

Directions to join remotely:
Login by computer/tablet/smartphone:
Call in: (312) 757-3129
Access Code: 644-177-621

Applicant A: Brian Tseng: a continuance from the July 27th hearing for the consideration for a conditional use permit for an RV park in a Rural Service Center zone pursuant to MCC Title 6, Conditional Uses 6-6-8-7 and 6-3F-3. Tax Lot 1300, Section 18, T.41S, R.43E, W.M. Malheur Co. Ref. #12815, Planning Department File #2023-06-011. The property is located NW of the intersection of Hwy 95 and Cordero Hwy, in McDermitt, OR.


Updated Proposed Site Plan
Exhibit 1: Updated Application

Applicant B: Seubert Excavators, Inc.: Site is located to the southwest of the intersection of Interstate 84 and Stanton Blvd.

Action #1: Post acknowledgement plan amendment to include tax lot 200 (3.5 acres) and tax lot 700 (16.32 acres), assessor’s map 17S47E19, in the Comprehensive Plan Goal 5 Resource Inventory as a significant aggregate site. Planning Department file #2023-08-002.

 Action #2: Conditional use permit application for aggregate mining and processing in an exclusive farm use zone. MCC Title 6, Chapter 3, section 6-3A-3(E); Chapter 6, section 6-6-8-4 and OAR 660 Division 23.

The Malheur County Court will hold two public hearings on Wednesday, November 8 and November 29, 2023 both at 9:00 a.m. at the Malheur County Courthouse room 106, 251 B Street W, Vale, Oregon
(or to join from your computer/smartphone 
– access code: 299-510-653), for reading and adoption of the Ordinance 234 – an ordinance adopting Action #1 above.


Exhibit 1: Application
Exhibit 2: Email from Clint Benson, Ontario Rural Fire Protection District
Exhibit 3: Letter from David Tiffany, Malheur County Roadmaster
Exhibit 4: Letter from Clancy Flynn, Owyhee Irrigation District
Exhibit 5: Email from John Eden, ODOT

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

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 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.

Public Hearing Transcribed Minutes