Applications are being accepted for a position on the Urban Area Planning Commission due to a term that expires November 18, 2021. This is a four-year appointment. All City appointments to the UAPC shall be required to have their principal residence within the City Limits or the Urban Growth Boundary.
The purpose of this commission is to review and render a decision on all Type III Land Use Applications, including Zone Changes, subdivisions, Planned Unit Developments, and Major Variances. To function as an appellate body on appeals from Type I and Type II decisions of the City Staff.
To review and recommend to the Council action on all Type IV Land Use requests, including Comprehensive Plan amendments and Development Code Text amendments. In accord with the growth management philosophies of the governing boards, the commission will investigate, review, analyze and recommend necessary changes in growth management policies or physical capacities to meet the needs for the lands within the Urban Growth Boundary.
Applications are available at the City Administration Office, 101 N.W. A Street, or online at www.grantspassoregon.gov/committee-application. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. Friday, October 15. Applications will be reviewed by the commission Wednesday, October 27. Applicants will be interviewed by the Council at the Council Workshop Monday, November 1. Appointments will be made by the Council at the City of Grants Pass Council meeting Wednesday, November 3.