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Planning Forms, Instructions, & Fees
(Click on the Description for fillable Word forms)

Annexation Application, Process Type IV

If your land is currently within the urban growth boundary, but outside the city boundary, and you wish to bring your land within the city boundary, then you will need to apply for an Annexation.

Annexation Fees are dependent on area 
Election Cost Deposit $2,500 

Appeal Form Interpretation, Type II

  • Fee $1,600

Appeal Form, Of a Planning Commission Decision

  • Fee $1920

Comprehensive Plan Amendment Application, Process Type IV

The comprehensive plan map is a map that shows how we would like Canby to look, zoning wise, in the future. If you would like the future zoning changed on your property, you will need to apply for a Comprehensive Plan Amendment.

  • Fee $3,220

Conditional Use Permit Application, Process Type III

Each zone has a list of activities that are approved without need for an application, like office space or a single-family home.  There is also a list of activities that are conditional, based on the approval of the Planning Commission. If you would like to conduct or build something on your land that is a conditional use, you will need to apply for a Conditional Use Permit.

  • Fee $2,040

Encroachment Permit

  • Fee $50

Erosion Prevention/Sediment Control Information and Application

Required by Clackamas County Water Environment Services, builders are responsible to keep all debris out of the street and storm drainage system.

Expansion of Nonconforming Structure or Use, Process Type II

  • Fee $520

Historic Designation Pre-Application
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Lot Line Adjustment Application

If you are not creating any new lots, but you wish to alter the shape of your property, then you will need to apply for a Lot Line Adjustment. Further information can be found in the Canby Municipal Code chapter 16.58.

  •  Fee $520

Major Land Partition Application

If you are dividing a single property into two or three parcels, then you need to do a land partition.  A land partition also includes when you are combining two or three parcels into one single property.   If you are creating a road as part of your partition, then you need a Major Partition application. If you are not creating a road as part of your partition, then you need to do a Minor Land Partition. Further information can be found in the Canby Municipal Code chapter 16.60.

  • Fee $1,360

Minor Land Partition Application

If you are dividing a single property into two or three parcels, then you need to do a land partition. A land partition also includes when you are combining two or three parcels into one single property. If you are creating a road as part of your partition, then you need a Major Partition application. If you are not creating a road as part of your partition, then you need to do a Minor Land Partition. Further information can be found in the Canby Municipal Code chapter 16.60.

  • Fee $1,280

Pre-Construction Conference

Pre-Construction Conferences are designed to provide applicants the opportunity to present land use development proposals to City staff prior to the actual land use application process.

  • Fee $100

Parking Lot/Paving Project Application

  • Fee $300

Planned Unit Development Application (PUD)

Any subdivision can be a planned unit development.  The PUD allows greater flexibility in standards, such as lot size, layout, parking, ect. In exchange, land is dedicated for open space. See Canby Municipal Code Chapter 16.76 for further requirements.

  • Fee $900 + $30 per unit

System Development Charge (SDC)
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Sign Permit Application, Process Type I

  • Fee $50 (No Design Review)

  • $280 (In conjunction with Design Review)

Site and Design Review Application

Any new development except for single-family homes or duplexes, is required to go through the Site and Design Review process. More information and a complete list of exemptions can be found in municipal code chapter 16.49.

  • Fee: Total Fee = Size Component (based on acreage)+ Engineering Plan Review  

  • Size Component  

    $1,500 first 0.5 acres  
    $100 for each additional 0.1 acres from 0.5 acres up to 2.5 acres  
    $100 for each additional 0.5 acres from 2.5 acres up to 8.0 acres  
    $100 for each additional 1.0 acres from 8.0 acres up to 13 acres  
    $5,000 Maximum for 13 acres and above

  • Engineering Plan Review

0.4% of construction cost  

Subdivision Application & Fee Schedule

Sub Division Fees  

Methodology

Base Fee (covers up to 4 lots) $1,700
Lots 5 through 10 add $95 each add'l lot
Lots 11 and up add $130 each add'l lot

Text Amendment Application

  • Fee: $ 2,880

Zone Map Change Application

Every parcel with in the city boundaries has a zoning designation.  If you wish to apply for a change in your property's zoning designation, you will need to submit a Zone Map Change application

  • Fee $2,640

Canby Building Department
Building Permit Forms

Select the form you require:


Building Permit Application
(pdf document) (Word document)

Mechanical Permit Application (pdf document) (Word document)

One-and-Two-Family Dwelling
Building Permit Application Checklist
(pdf document)   

Manufactured Dwelling
Permit Application
(pdf document)  
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