Interested in helping improve neighborhood livability while supporting special events? Apply to serve on the Noise Review Board
The City of Portland seeks interested persons to serve in one position for a three-year term on the Noise Review Board. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted through Wednesday, June 28.
Bureau of Development Services proposes fee changes, effective July 1, 2023
Learn more about the proposed fee changes and how you can share your views.
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Follow these requirements to submit a permit application under fees in effect before July 1, 2023
Fees for building permit applications are proposed to change. Follow these guidelines to submit a permit application under the current fees.
Design and Historic Landmarks commissions present State of the City Reports to City Council
On March 15, the Design Commission and the Historic Landmarks Commission presented their annual reports to City Council. Their reports focused on successes and challenges of the past year as well as goals for the coming year.
6/1/23 - Design Commission Hearing Agenda
Regularly scheduled Design Commission Hearings are the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.
6/12/23 - Historic Landmarks Commission Hearing Agenda
Regularly scheduled Historic Landmarks Commission Hearings are the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month.
Noise Review Board Meeting
This volunteer advisory board works to improve neighborhood livability by striking a balance between sound-generating activities related to construction, special events, and other issues, and the desire for livable communities.
Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC)
The Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) is an advisory body representing those with interests in the outcomes of policies, budgets, regulations, and procedures that affect development review processes. Its meetings are regularly held on the third Thursday of the month from 8 to 10 a.m.