Our Mission: To improve the quality of life for all citizens of Sisters by dedicating ourselves to providing timely and consistent service in a manner that enhances confidence in our local government, and to ensure the needs of the community are met while responding to City Council goals and priorities.
Please feel free to use this form to request assistance: Request Assistance Form
Community Development Director
Patrick Davenport, AICP
The City of Sisters strives to make every reasonable effort to provide equal access to all City-sponsored services, programs, activities and facilities for citizens and employees with disabilities.
Equal employment opportunities will be provided for all qualified individuals with a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The City will make reasonable modifications in policies, practices, procedures and facilities to ensure equal access and will operate its programs so that, when viewed as a whole, those programs are reasonably accessible to, and usable by, individuals with disabilities.
Oregon Aging and Disability Resource Connection
Oregon’s Department of Human Services has an on-line resource connection for seniors and people with disabilities, their families and caregivers. To access the resource database, please go to www.adrcoforegon.org.
For more information contact:
Patrick Davenport, AICP
ADA Meeting Accommodations
For information and/or arrangements for an interpreter or other means of communication or access accommodations for City Council meetings, please contact the City Recorder at (541) 323-5213.
Barrier Removal Request: Click to Get Form Here.
ADA Grievance Procedure: Click to get Form Here.
The City has a number of opportunities which allow citizens to fill an integral role in City government by advising the City Council on important issues.
If you are interested in servicing on a Board, Committee or Commission, please complete an application form and return it to Kathy Nelson, City Recorder at City Hall, 520 E. Cascade or mail to P.O. Box 39, Sisters, OR 97759.
Click on the links below to download applications in Adobe PDF format.
The complete Development Code document can be downloaded here
1.1 How to Use the Development Code
1.2 General Information
2.0 Land Use Districts
2.1 Land Use District Administration
2.2 Residential District
2.3 Multi-Family Residential District
2.4 Downtown Commercial District
2.5 Highway Commercial District
2.6 Light Industrial District
2.7 Public Facility District
2.8 Open Space District
2.9 Urban Area Reserve District
2.10 Floodplain District
2.11 Airport Overlay District
2.12 Sun Ranch Tourist Commercial District
2.13 Sun Ranch Residential District
2.14 North Sisters Business Park District
2.15 Special Provisions
2.16 Airport District
3.0 Design Standards
3.1 Access and Circulation
3.2 Landscaping and Screening
3.3 Vehicle and Bicycle Parking
4.0 Review Procedures
4.1 Types of Applications and Review Procedures
4.2 Site Plan Review
4.3 Land Divisions and Lot Line Adjustments
4.4 Conditional Use Permits
4.5 Master Plans
4.6 Cluster Developments
4.7 Land Use District Map and Text Amendments
4.8 Code Interpretations
5.0 Exceptions to Code Standards
5.2 Non-Conforming Uses and Structure
6.0 Map Amendments
City of Sisters Planning Fees is available for download in Adobe PDF format here.
City Planning Commission meets the Third Thursday of every month at 5:30 pm, City Parks Advisory Board meets the First Wednesday of every month at 4:00 pm and the Urban Forestry Board meets the Second Wednesday of every month at 3pm.
The complete Municipal Code document can be viewed here
Our Building Permit forms are available for download in PDF format here.
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