[LandUse-News] Land Use News from DLCD
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Tue May 31 14:25:36 PDT 2005
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May 31: (The Oregonian) AS LANDSCAPE SHIFTS, OREGON STRUGGLES TO PROTECT FARMLAND
Dueling cries to scale back Oregon's new property rights law, and to address the frustrations that fueled it in the first place, are forcing state leaders to reconsider what type of rural land deserves protection...
May 31: (Statesman Journal) Salem Futures moves forward
The Salem Futures long-range plan is about to take a small step forward, with a stripped-down version of the lofty vision headed for state review...
May 30: (Eugene Register-Guard) Coastal Towns Seek Formula for Success
In 1922, a fire tore through Front Street in Marshfield, destroying much of the city's downtown business district, where tourists and locals alike frequented shops along the edge of Coos Bay...
May 29: (Opinion, Seattle Times) WASHINGTON MUST RESIST THE LURE OF MEASURE 37
According to popular Northwest myth, as they approached Fort Hall in present-day Idaho, immigrants traveling the Oregon Trail reached a fateful fork in the road. A pile of fool's gold marked the southern trail that led ultimately to California, while the northern route was posted with a sign that read simply, "To Oregon."
May 28: (Editorial, The Oregonian) Oregon needs 'the big look'
It sometimes seems there are two kinds of Oregonians: Those present at the creation of the state's legendary land-use system, and everyone else, who came later -- and soaked up the afterglow...
May 27: (Newport News-Times) COUNTY OKS RELIEF IN FIRST MEASURE 37 CASE, QUESTIONS REMIAN
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners this week approved an order waiving application of a portion of the county code that has kept Lucille Curtis from placing a single-family home on an 18.8-acre site zoned for agriculture use near Logsden...
May 27: (Editorial, Eugene Register-Guard) It's what Eugene needs: Grocery will bring benefits to the city core
A $10 million private retail development in downtown Eugene would fulfill decades of plans and hopes. Yet news that Whole Foods Market would like to build a grocery store in the city's core has raised misdirected apprehensions...
May 26: (Opinion, Seattle Times) PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY RIGHTS
The narrow-focus environmental lobby is once again attempting to brainwash average citizens with dire consequences of development run amok and special interests having free rein, if Washington follows in Oregon's footsteps with a clone to Oregon's Measure 37...
May 26: (Opinion, The Oregonian) FORGING A NEW LAND-USE VISION FOR OREGON
Last November, voters approved Measure 37 requiring governments to make a choice: forgo enforcement or compensate property owners for the loss of value attributed to state and local regulations not existing at the time a property was acquired...
May 26: (The Oregonian) Beaverton Wal-Mart is tied up in traffic
BEAVERTON -- Wal-Mart has run into a traffic jam of sorts, and about 350 opponents who rallied last week couldn't be happier about the stall...
May 26: (Statesman Journal) COUNTY REJECTS THREE MEASURE 37 CLAIMS
Marion County commissioners rejected land-use claims Wednesday that would have allowed a farm owner to build a subdivision and other landowners to build a subdivision, casino, hotel, golf course and gas station...
May 26: (Medford Mail Tribune) REGIONAL PENELS COULD DECIDE LAND-USE ISSUES
SALEM - A bill that would replace the statewide Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) with five regional commissions has been sent to the House Budget Committee for fiscal analysis...
May 25: (Albany Democrat-Herald) LINN TURNS DOWN MEASURE 37 INHERITANCE CLAIM
In a split vote Tuesday, the Linn County Board of Commissioners decided against granting a retroactive Measure 37 land-use waiver for an inherited property...
May 24: (McMinnville News-Register) LUBA hears four bypass appeals
The Newberg-Dundee Bypass is now in the hands of the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals. Officials expect a ruling sometime this summer...
May 24: (Coos Bay World) COOS COUNTY SHELVES MEASURE 37 CASES
About 30 claims under Measure 37 won't be heard in Coos County until pending state legislation on the voter-approved land use policy is settled, according to Nikki Whitty, county commissioner...
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