Clackamas County to hold public hearings on short-term rental regulations

Good afternoon,

The Board of County Commissioners approved a schedule for public hearings and meetings on proposed code changes to allow for and regulate short-term/vacation rentals. The public will have a chance to comment either in writing or at any of the hearings, all of which will be held on Zoom. 

·       Public meetings on establishing a registration program and regulations in the County Code for short-term rentals:

  • 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 5: Board of Commissioners business meeting — first reading; public comments welcome
  • 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 19:  Board of Commissioners business meeting — second reading; public comments welcome

·       Public hearings on permitting short-term rentals in unincorporated Clackamas County by amending the county’s Zoning & Development Ordinance (ZDO)

  • 6:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 23:  Planning Commission meeting and public hearing; public testimony welcome
  • 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9:  Board of Commissioners Land Use Hearing; public testimony welcome

·       10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 17:  Board scheduled to take action on the proposed ZDO amendments at its regular business meeting

People who have comments but are not able to attend a hearing are welcome to submit their comments by email or US Mail, before the hearing, to Principal Planner Martha Fritzie at or Planning & Zoning, Development Services Building, 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR 97045.

You can see the Oct. 13 Board policy session here and read the staff report here

The draft regulations and details of upcoming public hearings are available at  Information on how to connect to meetings and hearings on Zoom will be posted one week before each event.

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