- • procedures for land division, site or design review within area subject to plan
(1) A local government may convene a land use proceeding to adopt a refinement plan for a neighborhood or community within its jurisdiction and inside the urban growth boundary as provided in this section.
(2) A refinement plan is more detailed than a comprehensive plan and applies to a specific geographic area. A refinement plan shall:
(a) Establish efficient density ranges, including a minimum and a maximum density for residential land uses;
(b) Establish minimum and maximum floor area ratios or site coverage requirements for nonresidential uses;
(c) Be based on a planning process meeting statewide planning goals; and
(d) Include land use regulations to implement the plan.
(3) A refinement plan and associated land use regulations adopted prior to September 9, 1995, may qualify as a refinement plan if the local government holds a public hearing to gather public comment and decides to adopt the plan as a refinement plan under this section.
(4) A local government shall apply the procedures for expedited land divisions described in ORS 197.360 (“Expedited land division” defined) to 197.380 (Application fees for expedited land division) to all applications for land division and site or design review located in any area subject to an acknowledged refinement plan. The review shall include:
(a) All elements of a local government comprehensive plan and land use regulations that must be applied in order to approve or deny any such application; and
(b) Any planned unit development standards and any procedures designed to regulate:
(A) The physical characteristics of permitted uses;
(B) The dimensions of the lots to be created; or
(C) Transportation, sewer, water, drainage and other facilities or services necessary for the proposed development.
(5) Any decision made on a refinement plan described in subsection (3) of this section shall be appealed only as provided for appeals of expedited land division decisions in ORS 197.375 (Appeal of decision on application for expedited land division).
(6) Refinement plans and implementing ordinances may be adopted through the post-acknowledgment or periodic review process. [1995 c.595 §15]
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