Policy Summary

This section allows for regulatory flexibility with respect to standards for certain planned unit developments (PUDs) in exchange for development amenities and/or mitigation of potential adverse impacts on significant landscape features, neighboring properties and uses, including e.g., "urban agriculture/silviculture production."

Background Information

State Oregon
Jurisdiction Name Roseburg
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 5,000-50,000
Legal Strategies
  • Requires something, sets standards
  • Expressly allows something
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?

Special needs of children, the elderly, the handicapped or disadvantaged persons (§6.2.020)

Emergency management?
Health-related linkage?

Environmental linkage?

Promote energy conservation and use of renewable energy resources (§ 6.2.010)

Economic linkage?

Facilitate more economic provision of housing, development (§ 6.2.010)

Includes findings?

Has a stated intent or purpose?

"The purposes of Planned Unit Development are to provide a means of creating harmonious planned environments through the application of flexible and diversified land development standards; to encourage the application of new development techniques and technology which will result in superior living or development arrangements; to promote the efficient use of land to facilitate more economic provision of housing, circulation systems, utilities and their maintenance; to promote energy conservation and use of renewable energy resources; to preserve to the greatest extent possible significant landscape features and to utilize such features in a harmonious fashion; and to provide for more usable and suitably located open space and recreation facilities than would otherwise be provided under conventional land development procedures. The purpose of the Planned Unit Development process is also to provide special site review for development occurring in areas designated in the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Map by a PUD Overlay. (§ 6.2.010)"

Includes definitions?

Sec. 6.2.030 - Definitions.

Addresses implementation?

"Administrative duties with respect to preliminary PUD development plan approval are set forth. These include, inter alia, that the approving authority shall decide on the PUD preliminary development plan application as provided in Chapter 5 of this Ordinance, and shall approve the preliminary development plan if it finds [specified requirements are met]. §§ 6.2.040 -.070. Duties regarding approval of a PUD final development plan by the Director are also set forth. § 6.2.110. The consideration process shall culminate in the review and approval of a detailed site plan and formal articulation of conditions and standards of development. (6.2.020, 1)"

Enforcement provisions?

Evaluation component?

Requires extra investment?

Code context and ordinance history

Roseburg, Oregon - Code of Ordinances, APPENDIX A - LAND USE AND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE, Chapter 6 - LAND DIVISIONS, ARTICLE 2 - PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT, 6.2.020 - Types of PUD's and general process of consideration. History: not indicated.


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