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Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Updates


Read news from Planning and Sustainability about the deconstruction ordinance, expanding opportunities for affordable housing, the River Plan/South Reach and DOZA.

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Deconstruction ordinance

Portlanders show their support for deconstructing – rather than demolishing – older buildings
City Council hears testimony overwhelmingly in favor of requiring “younger” buildings to be subject to deconstruction ordinance

Expanding opportunities for affordable housing

Ideas for expanding opportunities for affordable housing move forward
Draft code amendments to conditional use zones available for review and comment.

River Plan / South Reach

Calling all nature lovers, boaters, kayakers, paddle boarders, swimmers, hikers, residents and anyone else interested in the future of the Willamette River
The River Plan / South Reach Discussion Draft ready for review; public comments welcome until November 27, 2019.

DOZA testimony

Testify about the Design Overlay Zone Amendments (DOZA)
Testify to the Planning and Sustainability and Design Commissions about the Design Overlay Zone Amendments (DOZA) by Nov. 15, 2019.


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