Schedule of Public Hearings
Marion County Board of Commissioners hearing schedule: click here.Marion County Planning Commission hearing schedule:click here.Marion County Hearings Officer Land Use Hearings: July 30, 2014Zone Change/Comprehensive Plan Change 14-004. Request to change the zone from Special Agriculture to Acreage Residential – 5 Acre Minimum and change the Comprehensive Plan designation from Special Agriculture to Rural Residential with an exception to Statewide Planning Goals 3 (Agricultural Land) and 14 (Urbanization) on a 13.98 acre parcel located at 5612 Gath Road SE, Salem. Copy of Planning staff report.July 9, 2014Hearing on ZC/CP14-002 continued from May 7, 2014July 2, 2014Zone Change/Comprehensive Plan Change/Conditional Use 14-003. Request to change the zone from AR (Acreage Residential) to P (Public), change the Comprehensive Plan designation from Rural Residential to Public Lands, and a conditional use to establish a solar power generating facility on 52 acre parcel in the 5200-5400 block of Auburn Rd. NE, Salem.Copy of Planning staff report Location: Unless otherwise noticed, Planning Division public hearings are held in the Senator Hearing Room, first floor of the Courthouse Square Building, 555 Court St. NE, Salem. Day and Time: Wednesdays; 4:00 p.m. Hearing dates and times are subject to change due to unforseen circumstances, such as inclement weather, and the schedule listed below may not be complete. Confirmation with Planning Division staff at (503) 588-5038 is advised. Submitting Written Testimony or Requesting Information via Email:We strongly advise you not to submit written testimony or comments or request information with a time-sensitive nature via email. It is possible the County's anti-virus or spam software will block an email being sent to the Planning Division. Also, there can be technical issues that slow delivery of email. If you are unable to mail or hand-deliver a document and send it by email, make sure you receive confirmation that the email was received. You can also fax to our office at (503) 589-3284 and then confirm the fax has been received by calling our office at (503) 588-5038. If you have questions or are requesting information on a particular case, call our office and ask to speak to the person assigned to that case (noted below). Again, we strongly advise you not to email staff requesting information the day of, or the day before, a hearing. It is important to note that any form of communication (mail, fax, email, etc.) for a land use hearing must be received in the Planning Division office by 4:00 p.m. the day prior to the hearing.