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 6/15 DRAC Meeting Notes
  • DRAC Membership Update
  • Sam Miller, DRAC Vice-Chair
  • Mark Fetters, BDS
  • Action
  • Information
8:10 a.m.

City Updates

  • Remote Video Reinspection (RVR) Update
  • Permit Improvement Task Force Update
  • David Barton/Amber LaCour, BDS
  • Terri Theisen, OMF


8:25 a.m.

Early Assistance Options for Middle Housing Projects

  • Kim Tallant, BDS


8:45 a.m.

Lower Southeast Rising Plan Update

  • Ariel Kane & Sam Brookham, BPS

Information / Discussion

9:10 a.m.

Land Division Code Update

  • Morgan Tracy & Nate Kling, BPS

Information / Discussion

9:30 a.m.

Sanitary / Storm SDC Calculation Changes

  • Adrienne Aiona, Anthony Martin, & Aaron Abrams, BES

Information / Discussion

9:55 a.m.Pulse of the IndustryAllDiscussion

Meeting documents

Meeting Handouts