Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC)

Public Meeting
The Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) is an advisory body representing those with interests in the outcome 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.
8:00 am 10:00 am
Available Online

If you do not have access to the internet from a home computer or mobile phone, we can provide accommodations for you to view a live video display of the DRAC meeting, including the ability to call in and provide testimony, from 1900 SW 4th Avenue in downtown Portland. This option for participation requires you to travel to a City building where we will provide a monitor for viewing and listening to the DRAC meeting. A phone number will be provided for you to call to provide comment or testimony. City staff will not be present at this viewing location.

If you require such accommodation, please contact Mark Fetters at 503-823-6351 by 8 a.m. the day before the DRAC meeting. Thank you.


8:00 a.m.DRAC Business
  • Review Sept. 15, 2022 DRAC Meeting Notes
  • Paul Delsman, DRAC Chair
  • Action
8:05 a.m.City / Bureau Updates
  • New BDS Equity Program Staff
  • Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Process (RICAP) & DRAC
  • Leesha Posey, BDS
  • Phil Nameny, BPS
  • Information
  • Discussion / Action
8:20 a.m.Housing Production Workplan Resolution
  • Christina Ghan, Mayor’s Office
  • Karen Guillen-Chapman, Comm. Ryan’s Office
Information / Discussion
8:30 a.m.Permitting Improvement Task Force UpdatePaul Delsman, DRAC ChairInformation / Discussion
8:40 a.m.DevHub Solar Permitting ImprovementsLila Pigott, Janette Silleck, & Mieke Keenan, BDSInformation / Discussion
9:10 a.m.Online Permitting Communication IssuesBrenda Fahey & David Kuhnhausen, BDSInformation / Discussion
9:25 a.m.EV (Electric Vehicle) – Ready CodePhil Nameny, BPSInformation / Discussion
9:40 a.m.Pulse of the IndustryAllDiscussion

Meeting documents