“Demystifying Refinement Plans” Seminar


Watch the video of the “Demystifying Refinement Plans” presentation, which is now posted on-line at: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/108146635/DemystifyingRefinementPlans.m4v. The presentation runs about an hour and forty minutes.

A link to a PDF file of the slides and other reference materials are also available at https://trusttheneighbors.org/sw-saz-zone-change/

Southeast Neighbors

by Paul Conte

Join your neighbors and Paul Conte to shine the light on this “mysterious” thing called a “refinement plan” on Tuesday, April 19th at 7:00 p.m. at Good Samaritan Society, 3500 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR 97405.

What You Will Learn

  • What a “refinement plan” is in practical terms
  • The three types of refinement plans and how they’re used
  • A brief history of Eugene’s neighborhood and special area refinement plans
  • The kinds of “planning elements” that are included in a refinement plan
  • The legal effect of a refinement plan
  • Where refinement plans fit in the planning hierarchy. i.e., the relationship to state statutes, comprehensive plans and Eugene Code
  • The conceptual and legal relationships of refinement plan policies to Metro Plan policies
  • The conceptual and legal relationships of refinement plan policies to land use and code and zoning districts
  • The creation and approval process for refinement plans
  • The role…

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