City Planning and Zoning

ORS 227.170
Hearing procedure

  • rules


The city council shall prescribe one or more procedures for the conduct of hearings on permits and zone changes.


The city council shall prescribe one or more rules stating that all decisions made by the council on permits and zone changes will be based on factual information, including adopted comprehensive plans and land use regulations. [1973 c.739 §8; 1975 c.767 §7; 1997 c.452 §3]

Notes of Decisions

The city council's approval of the conditional use permit was invalid for failure to comply with the procedures it was required to articulate prior to the conduct of a process of this sort. Adam v. City of Scappoose, 27 Or App 219, 555 P2d 809 (1976)

§§ 227.160 to 227.185

Notes of Decisions

References to application for permits and zone changes do not prevent use of quasi-judicial proceeding in other types of land use decisions. Department of Transportation v. City of Mosier, 161 Or App 252, 984 P2d 351 (1999)

Law Review Citations

10 WLJ 395 (1974); 68 OLR 1005 (1989)

Chapter 227

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Fasano v. Bd. of County Commrs., application to city governing bodies and planning commissions, (1974) Vol 36, p 960


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