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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 – 8:40

DRAC Business

  • Review March 21, 2024 DRAC Meeting Notes
  • Departing DRAC Member Recognition
    • Libby Deal – Neighborhood Coalition Land Use Committees
    • Eric Paine – Community Development Partners
    • Steffeni Gray – Environmental Conservation and Green Building
    • Holloway Huntley – Frequent Development Review Customers
    • Paul Delsman – Large Construction Contractors
    • Lauren Golden Jones – Large Developers
  • Proposed pilot for Emailing Links to DRAC Meeting Agenda and Documents
  • Sam Miller, DRAC Chair
  • David Kuhnhausen, BDS



  • Ross Caron, BDS DRAC Liaison
Action / Information
8:40 – 8:45


  • David Kuhnhausen, BDS
  • Ken Ray, BDS
  • Phil Nameny, BPS
8:45 – 9:00Review of Proposed Ordinance to Create Single Permitting Authority
  • Mieke Keenan, Permit Improvement Team
  • Mathew Berkow, PBOT
Information / Discussion
9:00 – 9:50

Development Review Fee Changes

  • Kurt Kruger, Public Works Development, and Rich Eisenhauer, PBOT
  • Deonte Hawthorne, BES
  • David O’Longaigh, PWB
  • Claudio Campuzano, Parks
  • Daniel Ramirez-Cornejo, Parks
  • Kyle O’Brien, BDS
Information / Discussion
9:50 - 10:00Pulse of the IndustryAllDiscussion

Meeting documents