City of Scio| 38957 NW 1st Avenue, PO Box 37 | Scio|Oregon | 97374-0037| Tel: 503-394-3342

Planning Commission

The City Planning Commission, except as otherwise instructed by Scio City Council, recommends and make suggestions to the council and other public authorities plans for regulating the future growth, development and beautification of the city in respect to its public and private buildings and works, streets, parks, grounds, and vacant lots, and plans consistent with future growth and development of the city. ORS 227.090 The Scio Planning Commission is a seven member committee appointed by the Scio City Council, to make land use decisions on Zoning and Land Use applications for property within the City of Scio. They are responsible for maintaining the Scio Comprehensive Plan and developing other specific plans and ordinances to implement the comprehensive plan policies. The Scio Planning Commission was first established in 1967. At least four of the members must reside in the city limits and the remaining members may live no farther than 3 miles from the city limits. The Planning Commission has completed the update of the 1980 Comprehensive Plan. The Scio Comprehensive Plan was updated through a series of plan amendments. Part 1, was approved by the Scio City Council on April 13, 2015, and covered updates to Chapters 1-6. Part 2, was approved by the Scio City Council on March 14, 2016, and covered updates to Chapters 8-10, 13 & 14. Part 3, was approved by the Scio City Council on April 10, 2017, and covered Chapter 11, Public Facilities. Part 4, was approved by the Scio City Council on February 11, 2019, covered the update to Chapter 12, Transportation. The Comprehensive Plan as currently updated may be found in the links to the left.
Public Hearings The Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on Wednesday, June 26th at 7PM for case number PL2019-03 a Comprehensive Plan/Zone Change application submitted by  Hix-Snedecker Development for a new Dollar General, general merchandise retail store.   Click here to view the Notice
City of Scio

Planning Commission

Meeting Schedule

Last Wednesday of the Month 7:00 pm @ Scio City Hall, 38957 NW 1st Avenue, Scio June 26, 2019 July 31, 2019 August 28, 2019