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*We are at an unprecedented moment in our city, state, and country. We want to express our gratitude for your
continued support and patience as we continue to evaluate and adjust our operations due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

*Estamos en un momento sin precedentes en nuestro ciudad, estado, y nación. Quisiéramos darlas gracias por su apoyo
ininterrumpido y paciencia mientras que seguimos evaluando yajustando nuestros operaciones por causa del brote de COVID-19.

Planning department will start accepting all land use applications, (Type I, II, III, IV) effective Monday, May 4, 2020. Please email if you have any questions. Thank you.


The Planning Commission meets every 2nd & 4th Monday in the Council Chambers
222 NE 2nd Avenue, 1st Floor) at 7:00 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. Calendar

If you would like to testify see "Procedures for Testifying"
To testify before the Planning Commission see Timelines and Procedures

City Council and Planning Commission Meetings are broadcast live and can be viewed on CTV Channel 5. For a schedule of the playback times, please call 503-263-6287.

Planning Commission Packets for:

Establishing Ordinance: Municipal Code Chapter 16.06
Type of Appointment: City Council
Number of Members: 7 members
Term Length: 3 years (term ends Dec 31)

Duties and powers:


Recommendations concerning laying out, sidening, extending, and locating of streets, parking, sidewalks and boulevards, relief of traffic congestion, betterment of housing and sanitation conditions and establishing of zones of districts limiting the use, height, area and bulk of buildings and structures.
Recommendations for regulation of the future growth, development and beautification of the municipality 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 in order to secure to the City and its inhabitants sanitation, proper service of all public utilities, and transportation facilities.
Act as the City's official citizen involvement entity, hearing any and all comments, criticisms and suggestions concerning city planning policies, procedures, or regulations as members of the public may wish to convey to the city.
Do and perform all other acts and things necessary or proper to carry out the provisions of City ordinances and Oregon Revised Statutes, Chapter 227.
Study and propose such as may be advisable for promotion of the public interest, health, safety and welfare of the City and surrounding area.
Perform such acts as may be specified in the Land Development and Planning Ordinance or Otherwise authorized by the City Council.

Meet Your Planning Commission

The Canby Planning Commission plays an integral role in guiding the growth and development of the City. Planning Commissioners review and discuss land use applications and hold public hearings twice monthly to gain citizen input on new developments and projects.

To send a message to the Commission, please call the Planning Department at 503-266-7001.

The Mayor and Planning Commission members are required to file an annual Statement of Economic Interest (SEI) disclosure form with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission.

Meet Your Planning Commission
Term Ends
Larry Boatright - Vice Chair
December 31, 2022
Michael Hutchinson
December 31, 2022
Jeff Mills
December 31, 2023
December 31, 2020
Jennifer Trundy
December 31, 2021
Jason Taylor
December 31, 2021
John Savory - Chair
December 31, 2021
Council Liaison: Shawn Varwig

For additional minutes and other documents please visit the City of Canby Electronic Records Management System Page

Agenda For:
Approved Minutes For:
Videos For: Packets for:
February 22, 2021 - Cancelled      
February 8, 2021     February 8, 2021 Part 1
February 8, 2021 Part 2
January 25, 2021 - Cancelled n/a n/a n/a
January 11, 2021
(Revised 01-06-2021)
January 11, 2021 January 11, 2021 January 11, 2021
December 28, 2020 - Cancelled n/a n/a n/a
December 14, 2020 December 14, 2020 Devember 14, 2020 December 14, 2020
November 23, 2020     November 23, 2020
November 9, 2020 Revised November 9, 2020 November 9, 2020 November 9, 2020
Packet 1 Revised Schneider Square Subdivision
Packet 2 Transportation Sys Plan Amendments
Packet 3 Telecommunications Facilities
October 12, 2020 Work Session October 12, 2020 October 12, 2020 October 12, 2020 Work Session
September 28, 2020 Work Session September 28, 2020 September 28, 2020
Audio Only
September 28, 2020 Work Session
September 14, 2020 September 14, 2020 September 14, 2020 September 14, 2020
August 24, 2020 - Cancelled n/a n/a n/a
August 10, 2020 August 10, 2020 August 10, 2020 August 10, 2020 Hope Village Packet
August 10, 2020 Baker Center Packet
July 27, 2020 July 27, 2020 July 27, 2020

July 27, 2020 - Part 1 of 2

July 27, 2020 Part 2 of 2

July 13, 2020 - Cancelled n/a n/a n/a

Last update: February 12, 2021