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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 3/16/2023 & 4/20/2023 DRAC Meeting Notes
  • DRAC Membership Update
  • Process Improvement & Tech. Subcommittee Update
  • Paul Delsman, DRAC Chair
  • Mark Fetters, BDS
  • Brenda Fahey, BDS
  • Action
  • Information
  • Information
8:15 a.m.

City Bureau Updates

  • Coming Soon: Uploading Corrections in DevHub
  • Office-to-Residential Conversions
  • RICAP Update
  • BDS Fee Update
  • SDC Update
  • Development Services Trends
  • Lila Pigott, BDS
  • David Kuhnhausen, BDS
  • Phil Nameny, BPS
  • Kyle O’Brien, BDS
  • Kurt Krueger, PBOT
  • David Kuhnhausen, BDS


8:40 a.m.

Regulatory Workgroup: Code & Policy Development Recommendations / Feedback

  • Mieke Keenan, Permit Improvement Team
  • Adrienne Aiona, BES


9:00 a.m.

Lower Southeast Rising Plan Update

Bill Cunningham, BPS

Information / Discussion

9:20 a.m.

City Code Chapter 24.50 (Floodplain) Changes

  • Jason Butler-Brown, BDS
  • Jeff Caudill, BPS

Information / Discussion

9:40 a.m.

Pulse of the Industry



Meeting documents

Meeting Handouts