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Public Notice: PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

November 27, 2023

Notice is hereby given that on December 12, 2023, the Ashland Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m. at the Ashland Civic Center, 1175 East Main Street for the following items:

PLANNING ACTION:      PA-T2-2023-00044    

SUBJECT PROPERTY:   822 Oak Street

APPLICANT/OWNER:   Suzanne Zapf for Overlook Drive, LLC                    

DESCRIPTION: A request for Outline and Final Plan approval for a five-lot/four-unit Performance Standards subdivision for the properties located at 822 Oak Street. The Subdivision was previously approved in 2021 and some infrastructure work has been completed, however land use approval subsequently expired. The application also includes requests for: a Variance to allow a private driveway to serve four units (AMC 18.4.6.040.C.1) where dedication of a public street is typically required, an Exception to Street Standards to not install city standard street frontage improvements along Oak Street. Finally, the application requests relief from the adopted Physical and Environmental constraints maps to reflect the topography on site and allow minor encroachment into slopes exceeding 35%. 

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: R-1-5; ZONING: Single Family Residential; ASSESSOR’S MAP: 39 1E 04CA; TAX LOT: 200 & 201. 
AND
PLANNING ACTION: PA-T3-2023-00007     
APPLICANT/OWNER: Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission/City of Ashland       
DESCRIPTION: Adoption by ordinance of an updated ‘Parks and Open Space Map’ as a supporting document to the Ashland Comprehensive Plan’s Chapter VIII ‘Parks, Open Space and Aesthetics’. 

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 “December 12 Hearing Testimony” by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 12, 2023.  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 Tuesday, December 12, 2023.  Please provide the following information: 1) make the subject line of the email “December 12 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.

By the order of Brandon Goldman, 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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