PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE – November 22, 2022

November 9, 2022

On November 22, 2022, the Ashland Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m. regarding proposed land use ordinance amendments to Title 18 Land Use in the Ashland Municipal Code (AMC) to implement requirements of Oregon Senate Bill 458 by adding section 18.5.1.075 “Middle Housing Land Divisions” and section 18.5.3.140 “Middle Housing Land Divisions.”

The public hearing will be televised on local channel 9 or channels 180 and 181 for Charter Communications customers or will also be available live stream by going to rvtv.sou.edu  and selecting RVTV Prime. The meeting agenda and information about how to testify and submit written comments will be posted on the City of Ashland web site here https://www.ashland.or.us/Agendas.asp?SectionID=0&CCBID=198 .

Those wishing to submit written comments can do so by sending an e-mail to PC-public-testimony@ashland.or.us with the subject line “November 22 Middle Housing Land Divisions Hearing Testimony” by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 21, 2022.  Written testimony received by this deadline will be available for Planning Commissioners to review before the hearing and will be included in the meeting minutes.

Oral testimony will also be taken during the electronic public hearing via Zoom as well. If you wish to provide oral testimony during the electronic meeting, please send an email to PC-public-testimony@ashland.or.us  by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 21, 2022.  Please provide the following information: 1) make the subject line of the email “November 22 Middle Housing Land Divisions Speaker Request”, 2) include your name, 3) the agenda item on which you wish to speak, 4) specify if you will be participating by computer or telephone, and 5) the name you will use if participating by computer or the telephone number you will use if participating by telephone.   The Zoom meeting link will be posted on the Planning Commission agenda available on-line prior to the meeting at: https://www.ashland.or.us/Agendas.asp?SectionID=0&CCBID=198.

After the Planning Commission holds a public hearing and prepares a recommendation to the City Council, the City Council will conduct a hearing at a future date and make the final decision on any land use ordinance amendments.

The proposed ordinance amendments and meeting materials are available for review at 51 Winburn Way. Copies of the ordinance and file information are available for purchase if requested.  For additional information concerning these ordinance amendments, email derek.severson@ashland.or.us or call Senior Planner Derek Severson, the staff planner assigned to this action, at (541) 552-2040.

By the order of Brandon Goldman, Interim Community Development Director In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Administrator’s office at (541) 488-6002 (TTY phone number 1-800-735-2900). Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the city to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting (28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title I).        

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