Planning Commission Meeting Information

Wallowa County Planning Commission Meetings

Meetings are the last Tuesday of every month (except for December) at 7pm, in the Thornton Conference Room on the 1st floor of the Wallowa County Courthouse. You may also join virtually with the below link.

 

WALLOWA COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT 

WALLOWA COUNTY COURTHOUSE 

101 S. RIVER ST. Rm. #105 

ENTERPRISE, OR 97828 

541-426-7770  

Public Notice

 

Notice is hereby given of a public hearing to be held by the Wallowa County Planning Commission on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at 7:00 pm in the Thorton Room of the Wallowa County Courthouse. 

FINDINGS APP#23-01 OF ZP#23-13 DOLLAR GENERAL – Submitted by Sweyn and Beckijo Wall; Eric Cederstam; Kelly and Connie Guentert; Kerry Johnson; Karin Nix; and Bill Smergut. Seeks the appeal of ZP#23-13 approving the establishment of a Dollar General Store. The property in question is described as Township 01 North, Range 42E, Section 11, and Tax Lot 1300 in the City of Wallowa Commercial/Industrial Urban Growth Area (WUGA CI) zone. It is more commonly known as 70970 Frontage Rd, Wallowa, Oregon 97885 and consists of approximately 2.34 acres.

FINDINGS APP#23-02 OF LLA#23-01 BURNS-DUBY/DOLLAR GENERAL – Submitted by Sweyn and Beckijo Wall; Eric Cederstam; Kelly and Connie Guentert; Kerry Johnson; Karin Nix; and Bill Smergut. Seeks the appeal of LLA#23-01 adjusting a parcel boundary within the City of Wallowa’s Urban Growth Area. The properties in question are described as Township 01 North, Range 42E, Section 11, Tax Lots 1300 and 300. Tax Lot 1300 is in the City of Wallowa Commercial/Industrial Urban Growth Area (WUGA CI) zone and Tax Lot 300 is zoned both WUGA CI and WUGA Residential. They are more commonly known as 70970 and 70972 Frontage Rd, Wallowa, Oregon 97885.

ZP#24-07 PROVIDENCE ESTATES – Submitted by Hostetter Law Group on behalf of Providence Estates Limited Partnership for 62253 Knapper Road, Joseph, Oregon 97846. They propose up to six agritourism and/or commercial events within a year for a two-year period (no more than 12 events total). The property description is Township 03 South, Range 45 East, Section 02, tax lot 501, and is zoned Exclusive Farm Use (EFU).

ZP#24-16 WALLOWA COUNTY – Submitted by Katy Nesbitt on behalf of Wallowa County for 85300 Turner Lane, Joseph, Oregon 97846. The application proposes a vault toilet in an existing gravel parking area. This is an expansion of a pre-existing use (recreation) in this zone. The property description is Township 03 South, Range 45 East, Section 00, tax lot 1500, and is zoned Timber/Grazing (T/G).

 

The May 2024 Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Tuesday the 28th.

 

These matters will be reviewed for conformance to the WCCLUP and all relevant WCLDO Articles, and any other applicable goal, regulation or ordinance of Wallowa County or the State of Oregon. All applications and draft staff reports may be reviewed in the Planning Dept. Monday – Thursday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Written comments must be received by the Wallowa County Planning Department – 101 S River St. Room 105, Enterprise OR 97828 – by 3:00 pm on Monday, April 29, 2024. Oral comments may be given at the time of the hearing, which is open to the public. Failure of an issue to be raised in a hearing, in person or by letter, or failure to provide statements or evidence sufficient to afford the decision maker an opportunity to respond to the issue precludes appeal to the board based on that issue.

 

For persons with disabilities that wish to attend, please call at least 24 hours before the meeting so accommodation may be made. 

 

Please see the Wallowa County website for information on how to access this meeting remotely:  https://www.co.wallowa.or.us/land-use-and-development/page/planning-com…

 

Jim Nave, Chair

Wallowa County Planning Commission