AGENDA BILL 2010-03-22C
Subject: Ordinance No. 1594 - Community Development Code Chapter 25 Amendments to modify design and dimensional standards for residential properties in the Willamette Historic District
For Council: March 22, 2010
Land Use Case Number: CDC-09-01
Public Hearing: Yes
1.Staff memorandum to City Manager
City of West Linn
Proposed design standards encourage refurbishing and reusing original building materials.
Policy Questions for Council Consideration:
The proposed amendments were intended to address Historic District concerns about infill housing, housing height, accessory dwelling units, setbacks and other issues. The Planning Commission recommended approval of the amendments and then again on remand from City Council. The case went back to City Council for a public hearing on March 8, 2010. It was continued to March 22, 2010, in part, to give staff time to address the concerns of City Council and issues raised during public testimony.
The Planning Commission recommends approval of Ordinance No. 1594.