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Astoria City Council & Planning Commission – Housing – February 18, 2021
This appears to be a join work session discussing the recommendations from the Clatsop County housing study. See https://friendsoftheunsheltered.org/studies/. An automatically generated transcript is available here. The following are approximate timestamps within the video:
- Welcome: 0:00:00 (hour:minute:second)
- Strategy #1: Adopt Supportive and Inclusive Comprehensive Plan Policies 0:24:39
- Strategy #2: Establish Minimum Density Standards 0:25:35
- Strategy #3: Revise Maximum Density, Height or Bulk Standards in Higher density Residential Zones 1:01:59
- Strategy #4: Support High Density Housing in Commercial Zones 1:36:40
- Strategy #5: Streamline and right Size Minimum Off-Street Parking Requirements 1:44:23
- Strategy #6: Facilitate “Missing Middle” Housing Types in All Residential Zones 2:01:02
- Strategy #7: Encourage Cottage Cluster Housing 2:16:05
- Strategy #8: Promote Accessory Dwelling Units 2:19:42
- Strategy #9: Incentivize Affordable and Workforce Housing 2:27:37
- Strategy #10: Limit Short Term Rental Uses in Residential Zones 2:31:22
- Astoria Land Supply 2:38:24
- Public Comments 2:45:40
- Councilor/Commissioner Discussion 2:48:55
Astoria looks at denser housing: City pursuing ideas from countywide study – February 19, 2021
The Astoria City Council and the Planning Commission appear supportive of a suite of measures from a countywide housing study to encourage denser and more affordable housing, with several caveats to preserve livability and historic character.
The council and commission met Thursday to find commonality on which policy and development code strategies in the 2019 housing study to pursue….
Read the Astorian article here (behind a paywall).