Download the Westside Area Concept Plan Report and appendices from the links below.  The concept plan report includes high resolution images and needed to be compressed for purposes of uploading to this website, resulting in lost image quality.  The appendices also were compressed. 

The Concept Plan Report was distributed to the City of Hood River Planning Commission at their meeting on January 16, 2018 (cover sheet, draft process road map).

The planning commission discussed revisions to the "process road map" during a second work session on February 20, 2018 (February 20, 2018 process road map).

On March 19, 2018, public hearings were opened by the City Planning Commission to:  A) begin reviewing a set of proposed amendments to the City's Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances that are not associated with the Westside Area Concept Plan (File Nos. 2018-05 and 2018-06); and, B) begin the process of reviewing the Westside Area Concept Plan Report and making refinements to it, eventually resulting in amendments to the City's Comprehensive Plan and development code that may be applied in the Westside study area and throughout the city (File No. 2018-07).  More information is available here:

The March 19th hearing on the Westside Area Concept Plan Report (File No. 2018-07) was continued to May 21, 2018.

The May 21st hearing was continued to July 16, 2018.

The July 16th hearing was continued to August 20, 2018.

The City Council held a work session and received a progress update on October 10, 2018. The City’s planning commissioners participated in the discussion.

The Planning Commission’s August 20th hearing was continued to October 15, 2018.

The October 15th hearing was continued to November 19, 2018.

The November 19th hearing was continued to December 17, 2018, when the commission was expected to continue discussing the Land Use Framework including residential building forms and neighborhood characteristics. However, based on the case load on the Commission’s December 17th agenda, staff recommended an immediate continuation with no discussion of File No. 2018-07.

The December 17th hearing was continued to Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

The January 22nd hearing was continued to February 19, 2019.

The February 19th hearing was continued to March 18, 2019.

The March 18th hearing was continued to April 1, 2019.

The April 1st hearing was continued to April 15, 2019.

The April 15th hearing was continued to May 20, 2019.

  • Presentation from May 20, 2019 City Planning Commission hearing (File No. 2018-07).

The May 20th hearing was continued to June 3, 2019, to begin not earlier than 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers (211 2nd Street) when the Commission is expected to deliberate on the Streets and Transit Framework as well as the Pedestrian and Bicycle Framework.

Planning Commission agendas are posted here: .