Notice of Pending Administrative Decision

Posted by City Hall on Nov 7, 2019

Consideration of a Temporary Use Permit for Habitation of a Travel Trailer on 702 Lakeview Drive (see attached map).

When: An administrative decision for a Temporary Use Permit will be made no sooner than November 21, 2019. Comments provided will be considered prior to the decision. Please provide any comments prior to November 21, 2019.

Where: Please provide comments to Stephanie Borst, City Recorder at City Hall- 1001 Bridge Street Vernonia, OR 97064 or email at

Why: To consider a request by Gordon and Yvone Sahnow to allow temporary (6 month maximum or as long as active building permits are on file) habitation of a travel trailer/RV, recreational vehicle or similar, in a manner that is intended to provide minimum impacts to neighbors. The proposed location of the trailer/vehicle is shown on the attached exhibit. They intend to use the travel trailer/RV while their home is being constructed.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Vernonia City Planner will render an administrative decision regarding File # TUP 19-02. A copy of the request is available for inspection at Vernonia City Hall located at 1001 Bridge Street, and may be copied for a nominal fee. The process for Temporary Habitation of Travel Trailers is governed by the Vernonia Title 9 Land Development and Zoning Code Section:

• Section 9.08 Habitation and Parking of Travel Trailers

Failure to raise an issue in person, by email, by letter or failure to provide statements or evidence sufficient to afford the decision-maker an opportunity to respond to the issue precludes an appeal based on that issue. Public testimony is welcome, and written statements will be reviewed before the decision. An appeal to a staff level administrative decision can be filed with the City Planner to appeal the administrative decision to the Planning Commission pursuant to the appeal rules in Section 9-01.10-30.g of Code, except that the Planning Commission shall be the final decision.

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