No decisions have been made on how to use the properties, but UO officials earlier expressed concerns that the arena decision would set a precedent that could require conditional use permits
for projects on those parcels as well.
Neighbors wanted the conditional use permit
because it requires a public hearing where they can raise concerns about parking, traffic, noise, litter and other problems the arena could cause.
The neighbors have concerns about traffic, parking, noise and other probable consequences of the project, all of which would be examined and perhaps mitigated in the conditional use permit
While the Fairmount neighbors have pressed the city to require the conditional use permit
, the university has argued that the arena is an outright permitted use and should not face special restrictions.
She said the neighbors believe there is justification for requiring a conditional use permit
and believe it's worth persevering because it may affect future land use issues.
City zoning laws allow the mayor and the city council to grant a conditional use permit
for usage not originally designated for that area.
City planner Steve Nystrom acknowledged Thursday that the city not only approved but recommended the conditional use permit
modification as a means of freeing up the land for low-income housing or any other form of development.
Sierra Development Group, a Palmdale-based company headed by Dan Otter, was granted a conditional use permit
by the city Planning Commission for an 87,030-square-foot, 20-screen theater to be built at Technology Drive and Fifth Street West.
8, commissioners heard testimony from both vineyard supporters and those opposing the 15-year conditional use permit
- mostly residents of the neighboring Sierra Colony Ranch development - but agreed to continue the hearing Nov.
Terms of the 15-year conditional use permit
the winery is seeking would include authorization of the existing winery to be relocated from an existing building to a new one, and to increase production from 15,000 gallons to 50,000 gallons.
AGUA DULCE - A conditional use permit
that would allow the Agua Dulce Vineyards to increase its annual production and hold a dozen special events annually, among other requests, is expected to be authorized today by the county's Regional Planning Commission.
The Baptist church continues to hold services despite having been cited for operating without a conditional use permit