Notice of Public Hearing Before the King City - City Council January 17, 2024


Notice of Public Hearing Before the King City - City Council


The King City - City Council, will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 17th, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. in the King City - City Hall Council Chambers, 15300 S.W. 116th Avenue, King City, OR 97224 and Online via Zoom platform, to consider approval for two land use hearings regarding the following:


LU # 23-09;Ordinance 2023-07, to adopt a Local Wetlands Inventory (LWI) for the properties proposed for annexation.  The Oregon Department of State Lands has approved of the proposed LWI and a letter of approval has been obtained by the City.  This adoption will include a new Figure 16.114-10 Kingston Terrace District Locally Significant Wetland Resource Map in Community Development Code Section 16.114.080 along with a minor text amendment regarding wetland buffer areas in Section16.114.080 F. 1. f.


LU # 23-08; Ordinance2023-06, Annexation Application on behalf of New Homes Inc. Submitted by Pacific Community Design. An application seeking annexation approval of approximately 210 acres of land. This also includes the portion of SW Beef Bend Rd between 137th Ave. and SW Roy Rogers Rd right-of-way south of midline, and the right-of-way for SW Roy Rogers Rd. and SW Elsner Rd. adjacent to the properties proposed for annexation. This annexation is contingent upon LU # 23-09 being adopted first. The area proposed for annexation is illustrated in the map below.





As required by Community Development Code Section 16.192.050 C., the properties shall be rezoned upon annexation in accordance with the Kingston Terrace Master Plan from Washington County FD-20 to Town Center Neighborhood (area between Roy Rogers Rd. and Elsner Rd.), Beef Bend Neighborhood (Tax Lot 2S117A 0601), and Beef Bend Neighborhood and Central Neighborhood (Tax Lot 2S117 1000).


The purpose of the City Council hearing is to review the proposals, consider public testimony, and consider the recommendation from the Planning Commission to come to an actionable resolution.


The annexation proposal (LU # 23-08) shall be evaluated based upon relevant portions of the following:

  • Metro Code 3.09;

  • The Oregon Revised Statutes;

  • The King City Comprehensive Plan;

  • The Kingston Terrace Master Plan;

  • The requirements of Title 16Community Development Code (CDC);

  • Applicable inter govern mental agencies

  • Section 16.192.050 of the CDC


The LWI adoption (LU # 23-09) shall be evaluated based upon the relevant portions of the following:

  • King City Comprehensive Plan; and associated requirements

  • The Kingston Terrace Master Plan;

  • Department of State Lands land use decision

  • The requirements of Title 16Community Development Code Section 16.192.060; and Oregon Administrative Rules(OAR) 141-086-0228(5) and OAR 141-180 through 0350.



All interested parties are invited to attend the hearing and express their views. Statements will be accepted in writing or orally at the hearing. Failure to raise an issue at the public hearing, in person or by letter, or failure to provide statements or evidence sufficient to afford the decision maker an opportunity to respond to the issue precludes appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals based on that issue.


The public may attend the hearing by coming to City Hall at the above address or by attending the Zoom webinar. In accordance with House Bill 2560, this hybrid meeting enables people to join remotely or in-person to participate in the Planning Commission hearing and submit oral and/or written testimony in person or remotely. Zoom Links are on the reverse side of this Notice.


Correspondence should be mailed to the King City Planning Commission, Attn. Community Development, 15300 S.W. 116th Avenue, King City, OR 97224 or via email at Written testimony received one week (7days) prior to the hearing will be included in the Planning Commissioner’s meeting materials and allow adequate time for review. Materials and relevant criteria are available for review at:

  • On the project website

  • King City – City Hall, 15300 S.W. 116th Avenue, King City, OR

  • Paper Copies may be obtained at a reasonable cost.

  • Staff reports are available for inspection at no cost or may be obtained at a reasonable cost seven days prior to the hearing.


Questions regarding the application or the public hearing process may be directed to Maxwell Carter, 503-639-4082, or at


The City Council reserves the right to continue the hearing to another date and time. If the hearing is continued, no further public notice will be provided. The hearings are accessible to the disabled. Contact City Manager, at 503-639-4082 (voice and TTY), if you need any special accommodation to attend or to participate in the meeting.


Publications may be available in alternate formats and the meeting is accessible to the disabled.


Published: December 21st, 2023




Please click the link below to join the webinar:

Webinar ID: 897 5321 0459

Passcode: 076178

Or Telephone: US: 1 (253) 215-8782


Members of the public can watch the meeting live.


On TVCTV cable channel 23 or 30; and King City YouTube live streaming