The Grants Pass Urban Area Planning Commission (UAPC) is the advisory agency to the City Council for land use procedures as set forth in Article 7.045 of the City of Grants Pass Development Code.
The UAPC consists of 8 members, 4 appointed by the City Council and confirmed by the Board of County Commissioners, and 4 appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, and confirmed by the City Council.
The members must reside or own property within the Urban Growth Boundary and be residents of Josephine County, and shall generally represent the 4 wards of the City of Grants Pass and their future expansion North of the Rogue River, and the 3 geographic areas south of the Rogue River: Fruitdale, Harbeck and Redwood.
The Urban Area Planning Commission has the authority:
To make a final decision on all land use matters requiring a Type III procedure
To make recommendations to the City Council or Board of County Commissioners on all land use matters requiring a Type IV procedure
When requested by the Board and Council, to make recommendations to the City Council and Board of County Commissioners on land use matters of joint deliberation requiring a Type V procedure