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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 Ross Caron at 503-823-8871 by 8 a.m. the day before the DRAC meeting. Thank you.






8:00 – 8:30

DRAC Business

·   Review 1/18/2024 DRAC Meeting Notes

·   PITSC Recommendations to Process Improvement Team on the Proposed Single Permitting Authority Organizational Chart

o   Request for DRAC Approval

·   Sam Miller, DRAC Chair

·   Sean Green, PITSC Chair


8:30 – 8:40

Website Alignment Project

Erika Lopez, Permit Improvement Team

Information / Discussion

8:40 – 8:55

Updated New Single Family Residential (NSFR) Sample Site Plan

Ellen Weeks, Permit Improvement Team

Information / Discussion

8:55 – 9:10

RICAP 10 Amendments

JP McNeil, BPS

Information / Discussion

9:10 – 9:40

Housing Production Strategy (HPS)

·   Implementation plan following Housing Needs Analysis (HNA)

·    Tom Armstrong, BPS

·    Ariel Kane, BPS

Information / Discussion

9:40 – 10:00

Pulse of the Industry


Information / Discussion

Meeting documents