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On this page: 2014 Legislative "Grand Bargain"
2011 Reserves approved by LCDC
2011 Metro UGB expansion
WaCo December 2010 proposal
Metro UGB search tool
Metro annexation search tool
Metro reserve areas
Ag/Nat Resources Coalition proposal
Farm bureau proposal
Reserve candidate areas

HB 4078 - The 2014 Legislative "Grand Bargain"

Map showing designations specified by the "Grand Bargain" of HB 4078.

HB 4078 final map
See also: full-size map (PDF, 675KB)

Reserves approved by LCDC on August 19, 2011

The map below shows a section of the map of Washington County reserve areas that was affirmed by LCDC on August 19, 2011.

WaCo reserve areas, 8/19/2011
See also: full map of the region (PDF, 3.8MB)

2011 Metro UGB expansion - COO recommendation

The map below shows a section of the UGB expansion areas recommended by Metro's COO on July 5, 2011.

Metro's COO UGB expansion area recommendations, 7/5/11
COO recommendations for 2011 UGB expansion (7/5/2011)

WaCo December 2010 proposal

The map below shows a section of the map of Washington County reserve areas that was approved by the WaCo Board of Commissioners on December 14, 2010.  The map was proposed in response to the DLCD remand of the Reserves specified in the IGA approved in March of 2010.

Reserves approved by WaCo BCC, 12/14/10
Proposed Urban and Rural Reserves in Washington County (12/14/2010)
See also: full map of the county (PDF, 485KB)

Metro UGB search tool

Wondering whether a specific piece of property is inside the UGB?  Or whether it's in an urban or rural reserve?  Metro has a new UGB lookup tool you can use.  Just enter an address and all will be revealed!

Metro Annexation search tool

Have you ever tried to figure out the history of a home in your neighborhood, or need to know boundaries of various planning districts?  If so, you've probably spent time looking at annexation records, mostly in print and only at a local agency like Metro.  Good news – Metro has a new annexation search tool you can use.  Just enter some identifying information and all will be revealed!

Metro reserve areas

The map below shows a section of the map of reserve areas in Washington County that was released on 2/18/2010.

WaCo reserves as released on 2/18/10
Urban and Rural Reserves in Washington County (2/18/2010)
See also: full map of the county (PDF, 1.5MB)

The map below shows the Core 4 proposal for reserve areas in the vicinity of Highway 26 that was adopted on 2/8/2010. The orange areas indicate areas for further discussion.

Core 4 proposal for Highway 26 area, 2/8/10
Core 4 Urban and Rural Reserve Proposal (2/8/2010)
See also: full map of the region (PDF, 7.8MB)

The map below shows a portion of "Area 8" of the 12/16/2009 Core 4 proposal.  The new numbering system is being used in the on-line survey that runs from January 11-22.

Area 8 in Core 4 proposal, 12/16/09
Core 4 proposal with new numbering system (1/12/2010)
See also: full map of Area 8 (JPG, 130KB)

The map below shows the Core 4 proposal for reserve areas north of Highway 26 that was adopted on 12/16/2009, and which is to be used as the basis for public comment during January.  The dotted lines indicate areas for further discussion.

Areas north of Highway 26 in Core 4 proposal, 12/16/09
Core 4 Urban and Rural Reserve Proposal for Public Comment (12/16/2009)
See also: full map of the region (PDF, 1.4MB)

 
The maps below show two proposals for Metro reserve areas north of Highway 26 that were presented at the Metro Council meeting on 12/10/2009.  You may view a spreadsheet comparing the two proposals. 

The first proposal, put forth by David Bragdon and Carl Hosticka, designates 28,610 acres of urban reserves, 10,169 of which are Foundation farm lands in Washington County.  This proposal was approved by the Council.  We were disappointed to see that Councilors Kathryn Harrington and Carlotta Collette voted to accept this proposal, which designates about 10,000 more acres of urban reserves across the Metro area.

Bragdon/Hosticka proposal, 12/10/09
Bragdon/Hosticka proposal (12/10/2009)
See also: full map of the region (PDF, 4.2MB)

The second proposal, put forth by Robert Liberty and Rod Park, designates 18,742 acres of urban reserves, 5,073 of which are Foundation farm lands in Washington County (less than half of the Bragdon/Hosticka proposal).  Note that this proposal designates all lands north of Highway 26 as Rural Reserves, as well as significant areas to the south of Highway 26!

Liberty/Park proposal, 12/10/09
Liberty/Park proposal (12/10/2009)
See also: full map of the region (PDF, 4.2MB)

 
This map shows the Metro reserve areas north of Highway 26 as of 11/13/2009.

Metro reserve areas, 11/13/09
Metro reserve areas (as of 11/13/2009)
See also: full map of the region (PDF, 1.6MB)

Ag/Natural Resources Coalition (ANRC) proposal

The map below shows the ANRC proposal for reserve areas north of Highway 26 that was released at their press conference on 1/11/2010.  For more information about the ANRC, please see this page.

ANRC proposal, 1/11/10
ANRC proposal (1/11/2010)
See also: full map of the region (PDF, 608KB)

Farm Bureau proposal

This map was presented by the Washington County Farm Bureau to the Board of Commissioners on 12/15/2009.  The image below is a subset of the map showing the areas around Highway 26.

WaCo Farm Bureau proposal, 12/15/09
Photo of Washington County Farm Bureau map courtesy of Nick Christensen of the Hillsboro Argus.
See also: full map of the region (JPG, 274KB)

Reserve candidate areas

August 3, 2009 proposal

This map shows the Urban and Rural Reserve candidate areas north of Highway 26 proposed by Washington and Multnomah County as of August 3, 2009.  Note that there are many other candidate areas south of Highway 26 and across the Metro region.

Candidate urban reserve areas, 8/3/09  Proposed for URBAN Reserves by Washington County

Candidate rural reserve areas, 8/3/09  Proposed for RURAL Reserves by the Multnomah County Citizens Advisory Committee

This is an interactive map; you can pan and zoom the map to see areas of particular interest to you.  If you zoom in closely you will see street names.  Markers on the map indicate points of interest in the area.


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Note: This map was created by visual inspection of Washington County and Metro maps.  Its accuracy is not guaranteed.  Please contact Washington or Multnomah County for official information.

Source: "Recommended Rural and Urban Reserves (draft)", dated August 3, 2009, distributed by Washington County.  See page 3.

May 7, 2009 proposal

This map shows the Urban and Rural Reserve candidate areas north of Highway 26 proposed by Washington County on May 7, 2009. 

Map legend color (tan): candidate urban reserve areas  Proposed for URBAN Reserves      Map legend color (green): candidate rural reserve areas  Proposed for RURAL Reserves

Candidate reserve areas, 5/7/09
Source: "Staff Recommendations for Candidate Urban Reserves Adjustment", dated May 7, 2009, distributed by Washington County.

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