Get Involved with Envision Eugene!

After six years of community engagement, Envision Eugene is in the formal urban growth boundary (UGB) adoption process. Thank you to everyone who has provided input over the years. Your comments and suggestions have all contributed to the documents that make up the current UGB adoption package.

Deliberations & Action

Both the Eugene City Council and the Lane County Board of Commissioners have approved Eugene's UGB adoption package. For more information and to see the final versions of the documents, please see Adopting Our Urban Growth Boundary

Public Hearing & Testimony 


Public testimony was provided throughout the formal adoption process. The public record on UGB officially closed on July 5, 2017, but you can see what others have said about the proposal by clicking on the "view testimony" link below (last updated: July 28 2017 to fix broken links and include duplicate testimony). If you have general comments or questions about Envision Eugene, you are always welcome to contact us at envisioneugene@ci.eugene.or.us.
Testimony Table
View the webcast and meeting materials for the June 27th 2017 Joint Eugene City Council and Lane County Board of Commissioners public hearing.

A general formal notice of the June 27th Joint Planning Commission Hearing can be found here, with topic-specific hearing notices available here.

UGB Adoption Timeline


Wondering where we are at in the process and what is coming next? Click on the image below to see the updated timeline!
Adoption Timeline Button

Review Process and Feedback Opportunities



As we move forward, there will be additional opportunities for you to provide feedback on the UGB proposal. Details about these opportunities can be found on this page, in our newsletter, on Facebook, and in local newspapers.
  • The Eugene City Council and Lane County Board of Commissioners held work sessions to review the Planning Commissions' recommendations.
    • Eugene City Council Work Session - June 12th, 5:30 pm, Harris Hall (125 E 8th)
    • Lane County Board of Commissioners Work Session - June 13th, 1:30 pm, Harris Hall (125 E 8th)
  • The Envision Eugene Team held a Drop-in Session to answer questions about the UGB Adoption Package and changes made during the Planning Commission process on June 15th from 4-6 pm in the Atrium Lobby.
  • The formal public hearing with the City Council and Board of Commissioners on June 27th (open house at 5:00 pm, public presentation at 6:00 pm, public hearing at 6:30 pm) will be the last opportunity at the local level where any member of the public can give testimony regarding the proposal.
  • Community input from the past 6 years has been incorporated into the draft materials required for UGB adoption.
  • Prior to formal public hearings, community members were given the opportunity to learn more and ask questions at Community Information Sessions held across the city.
  • Both the Eugene and Lane County Planning Commissions held a series of work sessions to review the materials in order for the Commissioners and the public to get familiar with the proposal and process.
  • The joint Planning Commissions' public hearing on March 7th was the first formal opportunity to speak in favor or against aspects of the adoption package proposal.
  • The Planning Commissions deliberated and have made recommendations to their elected officials.
  • Questions and formal comments can also be submitted at envisioneugene@ci.eugene.or.us
  • Learn more about the UGB Adoption Package materials here.

Learn More
 


We have created a user-friendly Community Guide on the UGB adoption package and process. Check it out!
 
If you would like to be kept up to date with how the Envision Eugene process is going, please sign up for our mailing list by contacting us at envisioneugene@ci.eugene.or.us!

If you have questions about a particular aspect of Envision Eugene, we invite you to contact City planning staff. See staff contact details below.
For Questions About... Please Contact
Overall Envision Eugene
The Community Vision
Terri Harding, Principal Planner
541-682-5635
Urban Growth Boundary
Metro Plan Amendments and
‚ÄčThe Comprehensive Plan
Alissa Hansen, Principal Planner
541-682-5508
Clear Lake Overlay
The Urban Form Plan
Zach Galloway, Senior Planner
541-682-5585
Public Involvement
Growth Monitoring Program
Heather O'Donnell, Senior Planner
541-682-5488