Chapter 1: Comprehensive Plan Amendment Procedures Element Summary
This element describes the process for amending the Comprehensive Plan and identifies the approval criteria, public notice requirements and hearing procedures for each type of Comprehensive Plan Amendment.
Comprehensive Plan Amendments - Five General Categories
Legislative: amendments to the Comprehensive Plan text or map of a generalized nature initiated by the City that applies to an entire land use map category or a large number of individuals or properties or that establishes or modifies policy or procedure.
Quasi-Judicial: amendments to a Land Use Map designation that applies to specific parcels or that applies to a small number of individuals or properties or locations.
Historic Landmark, District or Tree Designation Removal: amendments requested from the property owner to remove said designation.
Non-Discretionary: amendments to the Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map to add an annexed property, or properties, to the Map with a Land Use Map designation assigned through direct application of the Washington County-Beaverton Urban Planning Area Agreement (UPAA).
Statewide Planning Goal 5 Inventory Document Amendment: amendments to Volume III of the Comprehensive Plan. These amendments may be legislative, quasi-judicial, or non-discretionary.
The reports, plans and maps provided below are related to the City’s Comprehensive Plan Amendment procedures.