Clatsop County Planning Commission Meeting

Clatsop County Planning Commission Meeting


October 13, 2020    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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The Clatsop County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 via GoTo Meeting to consider the following:

186-20-000568: 186-20-000568: Joseph Wood, WPD Wind Projects, Inc., authorized representative of the property owner, PH Timber LLC, c/o Forest Investment Associates, has submitted a request to construct a temporary 196-foot-tall tubular steel, guyed meteorological testing tower. The proposed tower would be installed for meteorological research purposes as a prelude to a potential wind energy utility project. Any additional meteorological towers or wind turbines would require separate conditional use review. The proposed meteorological tower would be constructed within an approximately 225’ x 235’ area (including guy wires) that has been previously cleared of timber.

The installation area is part of an approximately 620-acre parcel that is zoned F-80 (Forest-80). The approximately 225’ x 235’ installation area 2-acre area subject to the conditional use application is located within Major Big Game Habitat.

The subject property is located in rural Clatsop County near the unincorporated Westport community. The parcel is bound by Highway 30 on the north and is south and east of Hunt Creek Road. The subject property is further described as Township 8N, Range 6W, Tax Lot 3100.

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An agenda will be posted seven days prior to the hearing at:

Those wishing to provide comment or provide oral communication at the designated time must register in advance by calling 503-325-8611 or email Once registered, you will be notified when it is your opportunity to speak for a three-minute presentation. The public may also submit comments via email to be read to the Planning Commission at the designated time. Please send submissions to

All documents will be available for inspection by appointment at the Clatsop County Planning Division at 800 Exchange St, Suite 100, during normal business hours (M-F 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.) at no cost. Paper copies may also be obtained at reasonable cost. The full agenda packet will be posted seven days prior to the hearing at:

If you have questions about this matter or need more information, please contact the Planning Division at (503) 325-8611 or at