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Coffee Creek Industrial Area Potential Development Scenario

The City of Wilsonville is leading the nation with a Form-based Code for an Industrial District. The project kicked off with a site visit and community tour in the fall of 2013 that helped to build a shared understanding among the project of the existing conditions and the potential for a Form-based Code to become a new and effective tool for development review.

Most Form-based Codes for neighborhoods and districts are written as independent elements loosely connected to a city’s development code. When complete and adopted, the Coffee Creek Industrial Form-based Code will be completely integrated with the Planning and Land Development Ordinance and its administrative procedures. Wilsonville’s Planning and Land Development Ordinance promotes public welfare by ensuring procedural due process in the administration and enforcement of the City's Comprehensive Plan, Zoning, Design Review, Land Division, and Development Standards.

July 8, 2015 Planning Commission Work Session​
City Staff and consultants will present the draft of the new Development Code Section 4.134 Coffee Creek Industrial Design Overlay District and other related Code language amendments, and the draft Pattern Book – Design Guidelines for Coffee Creek Industrial Design Overlay District to the Planning Commission in a work session scheduled for Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at approximately 7:00 p.m.  If there are any questions about the project, please call Chris Neamtzu, Planning Director at 503-682-4960 or via email

The draft Form-based Code and Pattern Book documents are available at:

There are numerous ways to stay informed on the progress and to participate in the Coffee Creek Industrial Area Form-based Code Project:

Attend project meetings:

  • Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Planning Commission Work Session.  Meeting documents are available on the Maps and Documents page under Memos and Reports.
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014, 4:00 - 7:00 pm Public Open House at the Wilsonville City Hall
  • January 14, 2014 Planning Commission Work Session.  
  • City Council Work Session.  (Meeting date TBD)
  • Planning Commission and City Council Public Hearings.  (Dates TBD)
Online opportunities:
  • Commenting on posts and documents on this website.
  • Participate in an online survey on the Form-based Code and Pattern Book.
  • Sign up to receive project updates by email by going to "Notifications" and selecting Coffee Creek Industrial Area Form-based Code under "Notify Me".  "Notifications" can also be accessed under "Site Tools" at the top of every web page.
Contact project staff to ask questions to learn more. (see "Contact Us" below).

Contact Us

  1. Chris Neamtzu
    Planning Director
    Ph: 503-570-1574
    Fx: 503-682-7025
    Planning Division Website
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