OPRD release – Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is hosting a virtual public hearing on an Ocean Shore Alteration Application. The permit application 3046 seeks to construct a 60-foot-long riprap revetment, which is an erosion control measure made of rocks placed on a slope for protection. The proposed location is on the Ocean Shore State Recreation Area in Cannon Beach west of 3216 Pacific Avenue. There were more than 10 requests for a hearing during the public comment period that ended Nov. 3, which means a public hearing is required under ORS 390.650(3). This hearing is an information-gathering session and provides an opportunity for OPRD to hear directly from the public on the submitted application materials. The meeting will include an introduction by staff, an overview of the submitted proposal by the applicant and public testimony. The submitted materials for application 3046, can be viewed under the heading of “Pending Applications” at https://www.oregon.gov/oprd/prp/pages/per-ocean-shore.aspx. Anyone wishing to testify at the hearing can register in advance at https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7cezthdeTMSOqUJAtL9qdg. If you need help signing up, contact Allison Mangini at 541-220-3786 or firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Dec. 11. If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please contact Allison Mangini at 541-220-3786, email@example.com by 5 p.m. Dec. 7. Following the hearing, registered attendees may provide written testimony by 5 p.m. Dec. 15. Submit by sending to: OceanShores.Permits@oprd.oregon.gov, or Tyler Blanchette, OREGON PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT, P.O. Box 2139, Waldport, OR 97394. Within 45-days after the hearing, OPRD will make a permit decision. This decision will include consideration of public comment received during the public notice and this hearing. Contact Ocean Shore Permit Coordinator, Tyler Blanchette 503-510-6741, Tyler.Blanchette@oprd.oregon.gov, for questions about the permit application process.
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