2018-19 Long Range Planning Annual Work Program
The Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation 2018-19 Long Range Planning Work Program staff report was adopted by the Board of Commissioners at its March 6 Board meeting.
The work program identifies and ranks Long Range Planning staff's annual tasks including ordinances, projects and other transportation and community planning activities. Priorities include:
- Exploration of options to encourage affordable housing development
- Development of the Cooper Mountain Area Transportation Refinement Plan
- Transportation planning for urban reserves
- Amendment to the Rural/Natural Resource Plan for proposed expansion of quarry operations between Farmington and Grabhorn roads.
- Completion of North Bethany Main Street planning
- Implementation of recommendations from the Aloha Tomorrow study
- Updates to the Community Development Code including fair housing and food carts
- Continued updates to the TV Highway Corridor Transit Concept/Access Plan
- Review of road standards
- Continued participation in regional funding initiatives and policies
- Development of an issue paper to assess implementation of County Significant Natural Resources regulations, with a specific focus on upland wildlife habitats.
- General Transportation System Plan updates
- Participation in ongoing local, regional and state coordination and planning including:
- Urban Planning Area Agreements (UPAAs)
- Transit service planning and coordination
For more information, contact LUT Planning.
- 2018-02: Fair Housing Code Updates, released April 6.
Discusses potential updates to the Community Development Code (CDC) to better comply with state law and fair housing recommendations.
Staff contact: Kim Armstrong, Senior Planner, Kimberly_Armstrong@co.Washington.or.us
- 2017-06: Rural Roads/Urban Edge, released Jan. 9.
This paper considers three safety and policy challenges related to increasing urban traffic on rural roads.
Staff Contact: Jessica Pelz, Senior Planner, Jessica_Pelz@co.washington.or.us
- 2017-08: Measure 49 Transfer of Development Credits Program Assessment, released Jan. 9.
State law and administrative rule allow for adoption of a Measure 49 Transfer of Development Credits program. This paper assesses the potential applicability of this program for Washington County.
Staff Contact: Suzanne Savin, Senior Planner, Suzanne_Savin@co.washington.or.us