Chapter 17.345
ANNEXATION

Sections:

17.345.010    General.

17.345.020    Initiation.

17.345.030    Hearing.

17.345.040    Decision.

17.345.050    Conditions.

17.345.060    Zoning of annexed area.

17.345.070    Final action.

17.345.010 General.

Annexation procedures are meant to facilitate the orderly expansion of the city and the efficient extension of public facilities and services. They are also intended to provide adequate public review and establish a system for measuring the physical, environmental, and related social impacts of a proposed annexation. [Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016. Formerly 17.342.010].

17.345.020 Initiation.

In accordance with state law, initiation of an annexation may be made by the petition of a property owner in the area proposed for annexation or by a majority vote of the city council. [Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016. Formerly 17.342.020].

17.345.030 Hearing.

Upon initiation of an annexation, the council shall set a date for a public hearing to be held before the planning commission in accordance with all provisions of this chapter to determine whether the proposed annexation complies with the comprehensive plan. [Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016. Formerly 17.342.030].

17.345.040 Decision.

The planning commission shall make a recommendation to the city council, based on substantial evidence in the record, whether the proposed annexation is consistent with the comprehensive plan or that substantial changes in conditions have occurred which render the comprehensive plan inapplicable to the annexation. The council shall review the recommendation of the planning commission and either affirm, alter, or remand the annexation proposal back to the planning commission consistent with ORS 220.111 through 220.183. [Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016. Formerly 17.342.040].

17.345.050 Conditions.

The planning commission may recommend and the city council may impose special conditions necessary to mitigate potential social, environmental, and physical impacts resulting from the annexation or to facilitate the provision of public facilities and services. [Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016. Formerly 17.342.050].

17.345.060 Zoning of annexed area.

Zoning regulations applicable to an area prior to its annexation shall continue to apply in accordance with state law unless at the time of annexation or at a subsequent time the city council rezones the annexed parcel consistent with the comprehensive plan and this title. The annexation ordinance shall expressly provide for the zoning of the annexed area. [Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016. Formerly 17.342.060].

17.345.070 Final action.

The city council shall conduct a public hearing prior to adoption of an annexation ordinance, consistent with this title and applicable state law. [Ord. 503 § 1 (Exh. B), 2018; Ord. 473 § 3 (Exh. A), 2016. Formerly 17.342.070].