Notice of Depoe Bay City Council Public Hearing - Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 6PM

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CASE FILES #1-ZC-24 & #1- PD-PC-24

APPLICANT: Hills of Depoe Bay, LLC

REQUEST: The applicant requests approval of a zone change to implement the Phase 2 Preliminary Plan for the Whale Watch Planned Development. Phase 2 is proposed to consist of forty (40) detached single-family residences, a 4-unit multi-family building, and a 0.15-acre site for a future civic building. There are a total of 44 residential units proposed in this phase. Use of the residential units in this phase as tourist accommodations (vacation rentals) will not be allowed. NE Shoreline Drive is planned to be extended northward from NE Lillian Lane to access Phase 2, with additional streets (NE Sand Dollar Drive and NE Baleen Drive) to provide circulation within the phase. The zone change will adjust the boundaries of the existing Residential (R-1) and Retail Commercial (C-1) zoning districts within Phase 2 on the subject property, and apply the Planned Development (P-D) suffix to these adjusted zoning districts.

APPLICABLE  CRITERIA:  Depoe Bay Zoning Ordinance a) Sec. 152.025: Residential R-1 b) Sec. 152.030: Retail Commercial C-1
c) Sec. 152.042: Planned Development P-D d) Sec. 152.055: Supplemental Regulations
e) Sec. 152.185: Amendments f) Sec. 152.225: Development Guidelines
g) Sec. 152.250: Land Division
Depoe Bay Comprehensive Plan

LOCATION: The subject property is located at 1032 N Highway 101, and is further identified on Lincoln County Assessor’s Map 09-11-05B0 as Tax Lot 01200.

APPLICATION MATERIALS:  Application materials, documents and evidence submitted by or on behalf of the applicant are available for inspection at City Hall and can be obtained at cost. Documents or evidence submitted by the applicant after 20 days prior to the hearing constitutes grounds for a continuance of the hearing if any party requests such a continuance. Copies of the staff report for this case are also available for review and may be purchased at Depoe Bay City Hall, 570 SE Shell Avenue, seven days prior to the hearing.

TESTIMONY: Testimony may be submitted in written or oral form. Oral testimony will be taken during the course of the public hearing. Failure to raise an issue in a hearing, either in person or in writing, or failure to provide statements/evidence sufficient to afford the City Council an opportunity to respond to the issues precludes appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals on that issue. The comment period for written testimony expires on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. Send letters to Depoe Bay City Hall or email: planner [at]    

CONTACT: Kit Fox, AICP, City Planner (541) 765-2361 x15, planner [at] 

TIME/PLACE: Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 6:00 P.M., Depoe Bay City Hall, 570 SE Shell Avenue, Depoe Bay, OR Mail comments to P.O. Box 8, Depoe Bay, OR 97341

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