Home Must Reads Warrenton sends Walmart appeal to Land Use Board of Appeals

Warrenton sends Walmart appeal to Land Use Board of Appeals

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Thursday, December 13, 2012

The Warrenton City Commission voted to send the appeal against Walmart to the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals.

Walmart’s site design, variance on bicycle stalls and lot line adjustment applications were approved by the Warrenton Planning Commission Nov. 15. A local group called Clatsop Residents Against Walmart (CRAW) filed the appeal Nov. 30, stating four issues with Walmart’s application. Those four issues included the location of the truck docks, a screening wall that CRAW alleges is not in compliance with the city’s code, a lack of demonstration of hardship over the variance to allow fewer bike racks and the lack of a wetlands permit.

The city code requires one bike space in the front of the store per 10 parking spots for a new development. That would require Walmart to have 67 bike spaces. The company has applied for a variance to have 28.

Read more at The Daily Astorian.

{biztweet}warrenton walmart{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Podcast: Turn Things Around with David Marquet

Contributed Blogs
Friday, October 17, 2014
davidmarquet thumbBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

How can you move from a command-and-control leadership model to one of true empowerment and accountability? David Marquet did, and he took notes along the way.


Read more...

Reimagining education to solve Oregon's student debt and underemployment problems

News
Thursday, November 13, 2014
carsonstudentdept-thumbBY RYAN CARSON | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

How do we skill up our future technology workforce in a smart way to take advantage of these high-paying jobs? The answer shouldn’t focus only on helping people get a bachelor’s degree.


Read more...

Shifting Ground

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE

Bans on genetically modified crops create uncertainty for farmers.


Read more...

Gone Girl

News
Monday, September 29, 2014
roundup-logo-thumb-14BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Wehby disappears, Kitzhaber fails to disclose and Seattle gets bike share before Portland.


Read more...

Shuffling the Deck

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JON BELL

Oregon tribes still bet on casinos.


Read more...

Growing a mobility cluster

News
Friday, October 31, 2014
0414 bikes bd2f6052BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Why are there so few transportation startups in Portland?  The city’s leadership in bike, transit and pedestrian transportation has been well-documented.  But that was then — when government and nonprofits paved the way for a new, less auto centric way of life.


Read more...

Kill the Meeting

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Meetings get a bad rap. A few local companies make them count.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS