Natural Resource Protection Change
Notice of changes to Natural Resource Protection permitting for properties within the city limits of Happy Valley.
Contractors, Developers and Engineering Firms:
Natural Resource Protection such as Water Quality Resource Areas (WQRA) and Habitat Conservation Areas (HCA) require setbacks from wetlands and waterways. To simplify permitting and consolidate resources, effective immediately the City of Happy Valley will be administering the Water Quality Resource Areas requirements for properties within Happy Valley city limits.
All applicants with projects inside the Happy Valley City limits, or about to annex to the City as part of their development, will now apply directly to the City of Happy Valley for Natural Resource Protection review and approval under Happy Valley Code Section 16.34.
All applicants within Clackamas County will apply directly to the local city or as designated in the chart below.
|Location||Threshold||Permit/Review Administered by|
|City of Happy Valley|
|WES’s service area (excluding Happy Valley & Rivergrove)|
|City of Rivergrove|
|Unincorporated areas of Clackamas County (within the UGB and/or the Metro Service Boundary & outside WES’ service area)|
|Unincorporated areas of Clackamas County (within the Oak Lodge Water Services District)|