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Traffic Impact Analysis Review is required when one of the conditions in subsections (1) – (4) of this section exist unless the development is within an area (a) shown on Map 9.8670 Downtown Traffic Impact Analysis Exempt Area, or (b) subject to a prior approved Traffic Impact Analysis and is consistent with the impacts analyzed.

(1) The development will generate 100 or more vehicle trips during any peak hour as determined by using the most recent edition of the Institute of Transportation Engineer’s Trip Generation. In developments involving a land division, the peak hour trips shall be calculated based on the likely development that will occur on all lots resulting from the land division.

(2) The increased traffic resulting from the development will contribute to traffic problems in the area based on current accident rates, traffic volumes or speeds that warrant action under the city’s traffic calming program, and identified locations where pedestrian and/or bicyclist safety is a concern by the city that is documented.

(3) The city has performed or reviewed traffic engineering analyses that indicate approval of the development will result in levels of service of the roadway system in the vicinity of the development that do not meet adopted level of service standards.

(4) For development sites that abut a street in the jurisdiction of Lane County, a Traffic Impact Analysis Review is required if the proposed development will generate or receive traffic by vehicles of heavy weight in their daily operations.

For purposes of EC 9.8650 through EC 9.8680, “daily operations” does not include routine services provided to the site by others, such as mail delivery, garbage pickup, or bus service. “Daily operations” does include, but is not limited to, delivery (to or from the site) of materials or products processed or sold by the business occupying the site. For purposes of EC 9.8650 through EC 9.8680, “heavy vehicles” are defined as a single vehicle or vehicle combination greater than 26,000 pounds gross vehicle weight or combined gross vehicle weight respectively.

(Section 9.8670, see chart at front of Chapter 9 for legislative history from 2/26/01 through 6/1/02; amended by Ordinance No. 20457, enacted March 8, 2010, effective April 10, 2010; amended by Ordinance No. 20513, enacted July 8, 2013, effective August 9, 2013; amended by Ordinance No. 20514, enacted July 22, 2013, effective August 24, 2013.)