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Zoning and Land Use Additional Planning Services

Service
General information regarding planning services other than land use reviews. Includes information about fees and links to application forms.

Other planning services provided by Planning and Zoning include:

Generally, these services are done by Planning and Zoning and may be completed within a shorter processing time than land use reviews. They are administrative reviews that involve no public notification or comment periods.

Submit your application

Required forms and documents for your specific application can be found at the links on this page. For Land Use Compatibility Statements submit the entire form from the requesting agency.

Applications for planning services can be emailed to LandUseIntake@portlandoregon.gov. There is no intake appointment required for these applications (or for any application being submitted to Land Use Services).

Please note that applications that are emailed after 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or on weekends or holidays will be identified as "received" on the following business day.

A Land Use Services technician will contact you within 3-4 business days with instructions for providing payment for emailed applications. 

We do not accept zip files or links to submittals. If a submittal is too large to send via email, please only email the application, narrative, and a site plan and a Land Use Services Technician will send you a link to upload your large files once the case has been set up in the system.

All applications must have documents broken up into the following separate PDF  documents and they must be unlocked and able to be edited:

  1. Application form and Written Narrative. Digital signatures are not required. An application will not be identified as “received” until it is unlocked.
  2. Plans (site plans, elevations and drawings, surveys)
  3. Technical Reports
  4. Other

You can also mail us your applications for planning services. Please send them to:

Bureau of Development Services

Attn: Land Use Services Technicians 

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 5000

Portland, OR 97201

Following up on applications

Once the intake is complete, responses to checksheets or other correspondence regarding your application should be emailed to the assigned planner.