Planning Commission Meeting
3 items ∙ Tue, Jul 19, 2022 at 7:00pm
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ItemsBusiness from the Audience Willamette Greenway Development Permit Application Election of Chairperson and Appointment for BPAC
∙ Continued to August 16th
∙ Agenda item 2 of 3
∙ Case: 811-22-000106-TYP3
Willamette Greenway Development Permit Application
The applicant and property owners request to add fill within a portion of the Willamette Greenway Overlay District on five properties located in the Glenwood neighborhood. This fill project will help prepare for and facilitate future development on these properties in accordance with the Springfield Development Code and the adopted Glenwood Refinement Plan.
Agenda Information Summary (AIS) - Wildish Fill Project ( 0.07 MB )
Attachment 1 - Planning Commission Order ( 0.69 MB )
Attachment 1 Exhibit A - Site Overview Map and Legal Descriptions ( 0.95 MB )
Attachment 1 Exhibit B - Staff Report and Findings ( 0.49 MB )
Attachment 2 - Applicant Submittal ( 116.34 MB )
Attachment 3 - Revised Applicant Narrative ( 0.94 MB )
Wildish Fill Project PowerPoint Presentation ( 0.66 MB )
SDC 3.4-280.L, Willamette Greenway Development Standards for Mixed-Use Districts in Glenwood
Each decision maker will follow the criteria below when voting on this item.
L. Criteria. In the Glenwood Riverfront portion of the WG Overlay District, the applicant shall demonstrate compliance with the following criteria of approval:
1. Any development, change of use or intensification of use permitted in the base zone shall be oriented toward the river between the Willamette Greenway Setback Line and the Willamette Greenway outer boundary.
EXCEPTION: Proposed water-dependent and water-related uses listed in Subsection 3.4-280D.2. shall be permitted within the Greenway Setback Line.
2. Between the Greenway Setback Line and the Willamette Greenway outer boundary, any development, change of use or intensification of use shall provide the maximum possible landscaped area/open space between the activity and the river.
3. Significant air, water, and land resources, including but not limited to, natural and scenic areas, views, vistas, and fish and wildlife habitats in and adjacent to the Greenway, shall be protected, preserved, restored, or enhanced to the maximum extent practicable.
4. The maintenance of public safety and protection of public and private property, especially from vandalism and trespass, shall be provided to the maximum extent practicable.
5. The natural vegetative fringe along the river shall be enhanced, protected and maintained in order to assure scenic quality and viewpoints, protection of wildlife, protection from erosion and screening of uses from the river.
6. Areas of annual flooding, floodplains and wetlands shall be preserved or restored in their natural state to the maximum extent practicable to protect water retention, overflow and other natural functions specified in Section 3.3-400.
7. Recreational needs shall be satisfied as specified in the Glenwood Refinement Plan and/or this Plan District.
8. Adequate public access shall be provided to and along the river by appropriate legal means for all development as specified in the applicable base zone, overlay district, or this Plan District.
9. Areas of ecological, scientific, historical or archeological significance shall be protected, preserved, restored or enhanced to the maximum extent practicable.
10. Significant fish and wildlife habitats shall be protected to the maximum extent practicable.
11. Significant natural and scenic areas, viewpoints and vistas shall be protected to the maximum extent practicable.
12. Any necessary tree felling shall comply with Section 5.19-100 and shall occur in a manner that ensures the wildlife habitat and natural scenic qualities found in the Glenwood Riverfront portion of the WG Overlay District will be maintained and shall be restored by mitigation on-site. Only diseased trees or trees in danger of falling located between the ordinary low water line and the Greenway Setback Line may be removed with a certified arborist’s statement. However, snag retention shall be allowed. In the area between the Greenway Setback Line and the outer boundary of the Glenwood Riverfront portion of the WG Overlay District, tree felling may be permitted to the extent necessary to accommodate those permitted uses as specified in the applicable base zone, overlay district or this Plan District.
Commenting on this item has ended.
Online comments closed at 5:00 PM PDT 7/19/22.
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