PROPOSED COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT - HOUSING NEEDS ANALYSIS

ADOPTION OF HOUSING NEEDS ANALYSIS - JUNE 2019

Public Hearing and Process Schedule:

  • September 1, 2020 -  35-Day required notice provided to the Oregon State Department of Land Conservation and Development
  • September 22, 2020 - Public notice mailed to all property owners of record within the City of La Grande and UGB
  • October 13, 2020 - Public Hearing #1, before the City of La Grande Planning Commission
  • November 4, 2020 - Public Hearing #2, before the City of La Grande City Council for adoption (1 of 2 hearings)
  • December 2, 2020 - Public Hearing #3, before the City of La Grande City Council for adoption (1 of 2 hearings)
  • January 2021 - Tentative Public Hearing #4, before the Union County Planning Commission for Co-Adoption
  • February 2021 - Tentative Public Hearing #5, before the Union County Board of Commissioners for Co-Adoption (1 of 2 hearings)
  • March 2021 - Tentative Public Hearing #6, before the Union County Board of Commissioners for Co-Adoption (2 of 2 hearings)
  • March 2021 - Notice of adoption sent to the Oregon State Department of Land Conservation and Development for acknowledgement
  • April 2021 - 30-Day appeal period expires

December 2, 2020 City Council Meeting Materials

  Public Hearing #3 - The City Council will meet on December 2, 2020, to consider the final adoption of the proposed Housing Needs Analysis, which includes a Second Reading of the adopting Ordinance by Title Only..

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November 4, 2020 City Council Meeting Materials

   Public Hearing #2 - The City Council will meet on November 4, 2020, to consider the adoption of the proposed Housing Needs Analysis, taking into consideration the public testimony received during the Planning Commission's October 13, 2020, public hearing, as well as the Planning Commission's decision to recommend adoption.

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October 13, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting Materials

  Public Hearing #1 - The Planning Commission met on October 13, 2020, and considered the adoption of the proposed Housing Needs Analysis.  Two (2) letters of public comment were received and read into the record.  By unanimous vote of the Planning Commission, the Commission forwarded the proposal to the City Council with a recommendation of adoption.

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PUBLIC NOTICE for Planning Commission and City Council Public Hearings

   October 13, 2020 - Planning Commission Public Hearing #1 & November 4, 2020 - City Council Public Hearing #2

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2019 HOUSING NEEDS ANALYSIS (FINAL)

  In June 2019, through funding provided by the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD), this Housing Needs Analysis (HNA) was prepared for the City of La Grande by FCS Group.  The HNA updates the City's buildable lands inventory, which identifies which lands that are developed vs. those that are vacant and available for new residential development.  The HNA is intended to be used for developing policies aimed at encouraging new needed housing within the City of La Grande and the Urban Growth Boundary.

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