Memorial Day closure

Most City of Portland offices will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.

Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC)

Public Meeting
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.
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 Jan. 19, 2023 DRAC Meeting Notes
  • Paul Delsman, DRAC Chair
  • Action
8:05 a.m.DRAC Subcommittee Updates
  • Policy
  • Process Improvement & Technology
Subcommittee MembersInformation
8:20 a.m.Proposed Amendments to Title 24 (Conversion of office space to residential)Amit Kumar, BDSInformation / Discussion
8:40 a.m.City Bureau Updates
  • Civic Life Programs Transitioning to BDS
    • Liquor Licensing Program
    • Cannabis Program
    • Noise Program
  • BDS FY 2023-24 Fee Changes
  • Beth Benton, BDS
  • Kyle O’Brien, BDS
Information / Discussion
8:50 a.m.Permit Improvement InitiativesBDS Director Rebecca Esau Terri Theisen, OMF Kurt Krueger, Infrastructure TeamInformation / Discussion
9:20 a.m.Transition to Electric Vehicles / InfrastructureSam Miller, DRAC Vice ChairDiscussion
9:30 a.m.Portland Clean Energy Fund (PCEF) UpdateBPSDiscussion
9:45 a.m.Pulse of the IndustryAllDiscussion

Meeting documents