A request for approval of Comprehensive Plan Map and Zoning Map amendments from Office Campus/High Density Residential (OC/R-3) to General Commercial (GC) for the site.
Project background and summary information for West End Building Sale and Rezoning, including the rezoning process and West End Building chronology.
At the Planning Commission meeting on Monday, April 28, 2014, staff will recommend that the Commission return the case to the Council. For further information see the staff memo dated 04/14/14 below under the heading "Staff Reports/Memorandums."
On Monday, March 10, 2013, the Planning Commission continued the hearing to April 28, 2014. The Commission anticipates that the City Council will discuss options on how to proceed with the zone change application and remand and provide direction to the Planning Commission.
On Wednesday, March 5, 2014, the City of Lake Oswego was informed by Kensington Investment Group, the prospective buyer of the City’s 14-acre West End Building property, that it was exercising its option to terminate the Purchase and Sale Agreement based on its recent due diligence examination of the property. Read Press Release.
On February 4, 2014, the City Council remanded this case to the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission public hearing is scheduled March 10, 2014.
On February 4, 2014, the Applicant, the Lake Oswego Redevelopment Agency, will ask the City Council to remand the application to the Planning Commission for a hearing on March 10, 2014, to consider new evidence relating to the prospective purchaser’s plan to redevelop the property. If the City Council does not remand the proceedings to the Planning Commission, staff will ask the City Council to continue (reschedule) the public hearing to the City Council meeting on February 18, 2014.
In any event, there will be no public testimony on February 4.
The City Council public hearing has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 4, 2014. For more information regarding the Council's agenda and schedule, please contact Cate Schneider, City Recorder, (503) 675-3984.
To visit the City Council's meeting page for February 4, 2014, click here.
The City Council is scheduled to consider the Planning Commission's recommendation at their meeting on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. A link to the notice can be found below under Notices/Announcements.
On Monday, December 9, 2013, the Planning Commission approved the Findings, Conclusions and Order to recommend that the City Council deny this application. A link to the Findings, Conclusions and Order can be found below under "Key Documents."
The City Council is tentatively scheduled to consider the Planning Commission's recommendation at their meeting on January 7, 2014. To visit the City Council web page, click here. For more information regarding the Council's agenda and schedule, please contact Cate Schneider, City Recorder, (503) 675-3984.
On Monday, November 25, 2013, the Planning Commission heard testimony from 12 individuals, deliberated and made a preliminary recommendation that the City Council deny the application. The Findings, Conclusion and Order (the final recommendation) will be considered at the meeting on December 9, 2013.
The City Council is tentatively scheduled to consider the Planning Commission's recommendation at their meeting on January 7, 2014.
The Case File Materials posted under the designated Planning Division’s Land Use Project Pages and links are:
- There are additional materials in the Case File that the Project Manager believes are NOT for the purpose of addressing whether the proposed development application complies with the applicable criteria. These additional materials are NOT posted. (Only materials identified by the applicant or interested parties for the purpose of addressing the applicable criteria are made a part of the “record” before the reviewing authority.)
The Planning Division’s Case File may be viewed by the public Monday - Friday, excluding holidays, 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. in the Planning and Building Services Department. Persons are encouraged to contact the Project Manager to arrange for a suitable location to review the materials in the Case File.
Note: Materials exempt under the Oregon Public Records Law, ORS 192.501 and 192.502 may be withheld from public review of the Case File; such materials are NOT a part of the “record” before the reviewing authority in determining whether or not the proposed development complies with the applicable criteria.
Land Use Applications & More
Debra Andreades, Senior Planner, (503) 635-0292.