Conditional Use Permitting
Conditional Use Permits
Most zoning districts in Oregon Counties are open to
certain unique land uses subject to the issuance of a Conditional Use
Permit. While many land uses are permitted uses in a given zoning district
(only requiring a zoning permit), conditional uses are reviewed by the
Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of Adjustment on a case-by-case
basis because of their uniqueness and potential site specific impacts.
The Board of Adjustment, after reviewing a recommendation from the Planning
and Zoning Commission, may approve a permit for such a use but apply
conditions in order to mitigate these impacts.
Occasionally, it becomes necessary for an applicant
to amend an approved conditional use permit. Such amendments are outlined
in Chapter 20, Conditional Uses, and states the following:
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