Planning Commission Public Hearing on LU-22-023

Calendar Date:
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 7:00pm

The Planning Commission public hearing on LU-22-023; Appeal; Jordan; Farm-help dwelling will reconvene for deliberations on December 6th.  The record has remained open and additional written testimonies can be submitted to Inga Williams, by 5pm on Tuesday, November 22nd.  


The Benton County Planning Commission will hold an in-person hearing with the option to attend in-person or virtual. The public hearing will take place on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. The hearing location is the Main Meeting Room, 1st Floor, Kalapuya Building, 4500 SW Research Way, Corvallis. If you would like to join virtually:

FILE NUMBER: LU-22-023. NATURE OF REQUEST: Applicants request a farm-help dwelling for a relative of the farm operator on an approximately 64-acre property.  REASON FOR THE APPEAL: The applicant is appealing the Community Development Department’s findings and conclusion that the application does not meet Benton County Code 55.120(1)(b), and it’s decision to deny the application. PROPERTY LOCATION: 31992 Fern Road, Philomath, OR (T12S, R6W, Section 24C, Tax Lot 108). APPLICABLE CRITERIA: Benton County Code (BCC) 55.120, 55.405, 99.810 and 99.705. STAFF CONTACT: Inga Williams.

You are encouraged to submit testimony in writing prior to the public hearing by emailing or through mail to Inga Williams, Benton County Development Department, 4500 SW Research Way, Corvallis, 97333. Please notify Linda Ray if you wish to testify at the hearing and your preferred method of testimony (in-person, by phone, or video) so she can add you to the testifier’s list. The hearing room is accessible to the disabled. Please notify Linda Ray concerning any physical or language accommodations you may need as far in advance of the hearing as possible.