November 22nd, 2017



Baker County, OR:  On December 12th, 2017 at 5:00 PM Baker County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider County Cases PA-17-001 and PA-17-002. The applicant, Parvaim Mining, LLC, on behalf of property owner, Swan Mining Operations, LLC, seeks the rezone of two ±10-acre parcels from Rural Residential (RR-5) to Mineral Extraction (ME). The subject properties are identified as Tax Lot 500 of Township 09 South, Range 37 East, Section 29b W.M., Baker County, Oregon (Ref. #6021) and Tax Lot 1500 of Township 09 South, Range 37 East, Section 20 W.M., Baker County, Oregon (Ref. #6007).


The Planning Commission will also review a referral from the Board of Commissioners concerning unpermitted home improvements made by Commissioner Crawford.


A copy of the applications, all documents and evidence submitted by or on behalf of the applicants, and the applicable criteria are available for inspection. The staff report the Planning Commission will use in its decision making process for this request will be available at the Baker City-County Planning Department by December 5th, 2017. A digital copy of the documents can be emailed to you at no cost, or a hard copy can be provided for a reasonable cost.


If you have questions regarding either matter, please contact the Planning Department at (541) 523-8219 or The Planning Department is located in the basement of the Baker County Courthouse, 1995 Third Street, Suite 131, Baker City, Oregon.