The Department of Land Use & Transportation
Weekly Update

Metro formally presents $400,000 CPDG award to County 

$400,000 "check" presented
Metro Councilors Kathryn Harrington and Craig Dirksen presented a "check" to the Board of County Commissioners on Oct. 13

A $400,000 Community Planning and Development Grant (CPDG) award was presented by Metro to the Board of County Commissioners on Oct. 13.

The grant will fund the Aloha Town Center/Tualatin Valley (TV) Highway Transit-Oriented Development Plan, which will refine land use and transportation concepts for the Aloha Town Center and adjacent portions of the TV Highway corridor.

The plan includes:

CPO 6; District 1 

Development Forum is Oct. 29
The fall Development Forum will be 8:30-10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in the Public Services Building Cafeteria. The forum provides development and building industry customers with the opportunity to network, provide valuable input, and learn more about PDS services, initiatives, and processing timelines.
Highlights include:
  • Obtaining Current Planning Final Approval & completing Public Improvements
  • Establishing a Service District for Lighting (SDL).
  • Renewal of Clean Water Services National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit. 
  • Electronic Building Plan Submission and Review Initiative.

Register online for this free forum or call 503-846-3470.  Washington County Development Forum Webpage    


County ongoing roadwork projects:

Roadwork and road closures - be safe in work zones:
There are road maintenance and construction projects happening throughout the county. Be sure to check www.wc-roads.com for the most current roadwork information. All paving work is weather-dependent and schedules may be adjusted due to changes in the weather or for other unforeseen circumstances.
2015 County Road Work Map
Check out our map depicting all of this year's planned county road work projects, including major maintenance activities and minor safety improvement projects at www.wc-roads.com/uploadedfiles/2015-Construction-Map.pdf
TONIGHT: Glencoe Road scheduled to reopen
Glencoe Road is expected to reopen at 6 tonight.  The road was closed north of West Union Road for repairs to the Portland & Western Railroad Co. crossing. The work is weather dependent. Check www.wc-roads.com for updates.   Detour Route Map
CPO 8; District 4
Visit www.wc-roads.com for the latest road information, including capital road construction, upcoming road maintenance work and weekend events that may impact traffic in Washington County.



E-subscriptions available

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Neighborhood Meetings for Proposed Developments:

NOTE: This information is provided as a courtesy only. Developers are required to hold Neighborhood Meetings prior to submitting certain land use applications. A developer may also choose to hold such a meeting voluntarily if it is not required by county code. These meetings are intended to serve as a forum for the developer, affected CPOs, and property owners within the required notification buffer (500 feet in urban areas; 1,000 feet in rural areas) to discuss the proposal prior to the developer submitting an application to the county. County staff do not schedule these meetings and do not attend them. For more information, you can visit our Neighborhood Meeting page.  

Thursday, Oct. 22 - Proposed 2-parcel partition for single-family home 

At 6:30 p.m. at Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue North Operating Center. The subject property is 0.49 acre in the R-5 district (Residential 4-5 units per acre) and is located at 4874 SW 182nd Avenue. Contact: Matthew Newman; NW Engineers; mattn@nw-eng.com  or 503-601-4402.

CPO 6; District 1
Check out these pages for more information on Land Development projects in Washington County:

Melissa De Lyser | Communications Coordinator
Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation
155 N First Avenue, Suite 350 MS 16 | Hillsboro, OR  97124
503-846-4963 direct | 971-713-9658 mobile | 503-846-3588 fax
melissa_de_lyser@co.washington.or.us | www.co.washington.or.us/lut