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(1) Within 5 days after the planning director renders a decision, notice of the decision shall be mailed to the following:

(a) Applicant.

(b) Owner and occupants of the subject property.

(c) Neighborhood group or community organization officially recognized by the city that includes the area of the subject property.

(d) Any group or individual who submitted written comments during the comment period.

(e) Those groups or individuals who requested notice of the decision.

(f) Property owners and occupants of property located within 300 feet of the perimeter of the subject property.

(g) For decisions on Willamette River Greenway Permit modification applications, to the Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.

(2) The notice shall include all of the following:

(a) A description of the nature of the decision of the planning director.

(b) An explanation of the nature of the application and the proposed use or uses which could be authorized.

(c) The street address or other easily understood geographical reference to the subject property.

(d) The name of a city representative to contact and the telephone number where additional information may be obtained.

(e) A statement that a copy of the application, all documents and evidence submitted by or on behalf of the applicant and applicable criteria are available for inspection at no cost and will be provided at reasonable cost.

(f) A statement that any person who is adversely affected or aggrieved or who was mailed a written notice of the planning director’s decision may appeal as provided in EC 9.7605.

(g) A statement that the planning director’s decision will not become final until the period for filing a local appeal has expired.

(h) An explanation that a person who is mailed written notice of the planning director’s decision cannot appeal directly to LUBA.

(3) Responsibility and procedures for mailing the notice described in this section may be established by administrative rule of the city manager pursuant to section 2.019 of this code.

(4) Unless appealed according to the procedures in EC 9.7605 Filing of Appeal of Planning Director’s Decision, the planning director’s decision is effective on the 13th day after notice of the decision is mailed.

(Section 9.7220, see chart at front of Chapter 9 for legislative history from 2/26/01 through 6/1/02. Amended by Ordinance 20433, enacted June 8, 2009, effective July 10, 2009; Ordinance No. 20693, enacted July 12, 2023, effective August 18, 2023.)