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5/18/23 - Design Commission Hearing Agenda

Public Hearing
Regularly scheduled Design Commission Hearings are the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.
1:30 pm 2:15 pm

Hearing Registration Link

AGENDA

1. (1:30-1:45)

Items of Interest

2. (1:45-2:15)

LU 22-159396 AD - APPEAL - RECORD CLOSED - NO TESTIMONY

 *CONTINUED FROM 4/20/23 - 777-REQUEST TO HOLD OPEN

DEADLINE FOR NEW EVIDENCE: Friday April 28, 2023 @ 9am - 3 RESPONSES RECEIVED, PLEASE OPEN CASE LINK TO REVIEW

(open to allow additional evidence or testimony to be submitted)

DEADLINE FOR RESPONSE: Friday May 5, 2023 @ 9am - NO RESPONSES RECEIVED, RECORD IS NOW CLOSED

(additional period of time for participants to respond to evidence submitted at the continued hearing or during the initial open record period)

DEADLINE FOR FINAL ARGUMENT: Friday May 12, 2023 @ 9am - SUBMITTED 5/11/23, PLEASE OPEN CASE LINK TO REVIEW

(applicant will have a final time period in which to submit final written arguments, but not evidence)

APPELLANT: Trolleycar Lofts Homeowners Association

APPELLANT: Neighbors (List available on submitted Appeal - see case link)

SITE: 2788 NW THURMAN ST

CITY CONTACT: David Besley, BDS, 503-865-6715 david.besley@portlandoregon.gov

Appeal of an “Approval with conditions” recommendation. The applicant proposes to re-purpose an existing tavern into a retail sales and service space (including but not limited to restaurants) with 6-10 tenants, expand the building at the southeast corner, add a partial second floor, add ground level and second floor patios connected via an external stairway, and provide a loading space. Two Adjustments are requested to:

1.         reduce the minimum 10-foot building setback to 6 feet, and to waive the L3 landscaping buffer for the residential-abutting site to the south; and

2.         reduce the residential-abutting setbacks for a loading space from 5 feet with perimeter landscaping to the L4 standard to 0 feet, to waive the perimeter landscape requirement, and to allow the northernmost 4 feet of the loading space to be located between the building and the street (NW 28th Avenue).

Please Keep in mind

  • The agenda is subject to change.

  • Agenda items may be rescheduled.

  • Times are estimates only and agenda item times may change.

  • Projects are reviewed in the order listed with a 10 minute break between agenda items.

  • All continuances and reschedules are requested by the applicant, unless otherwise noted.

The Bureau of Development Services is committed to providing equal access to information and hearings.  To request an accommodation or alternative format of communication, please contact us no later than five business days prior to the hearing at 503-823-7300 (TTY 503-823-6868).  Note that Zoom automated captions are used for hearings and may not be as accurate as live captioning; A closed-caption transcript of the meeting may be requested by contacting the BDS Hearings Clerk at BDSHearingsClerk@portlandoregon.gov.