Excess Property: SW McDonnell & SW Council Crest

The Bureau of Environmental Services owns the property located on the corner of SW McDonnell Terrace and SW Council Crest Dr and no longer needs the property for on-going operations.
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Property Details

Address: SW McDonnell

Portland Maps

Assessor Data: McDonnell and SW Council Crest Drive
Sewer Information: McDonnell and SW Council Crest Drive

Property Description

  • Photo shows a sloped lot with plants and gravel
    Reason for Intent to Dispose: Environmental Services acquired property as part of negotiated settlement.  Environmental Services has no need for this property.
  • Square footage: 8,119 square feet
  • Acres: 0.19
  • Tax ID #: R178250
  • County: Multnomah
  • Zone: R10 – Residential 10,000
  • Overlay Zone: None

Property Status

  • Aerial image of tax lot for SW McDonnell
    Appraisal: CMA 2022
  • Disclosures:
    • Environmental Services holds a utility easement along NW property line.
    • Entire property is steeply sloped.
    • Buyer to investigate all federal, state, and local government laws and regulations pertaining to development or use of the site, including but not limited to, zoning and building restrictions.
  • Conditions of Sale: Vacant property
  • Sales Price: To be determined
  • Sales Date: To be determined

Surplus Property Status

Environmental Services will update this page as the property moves through the process.

Updated: June 14, 2022

StageStart DateCompletion DateActions
1May 6, 2022May 6, 2022

Property Declared Excess. Environmental Services determines the property and structures are no longer needed for on-going operations and are excess to the bureau’s needs.

2May 6, 2022May 12, 2022

Inter-bureau Transfer or Sale. Environmental Services property staff notifies and sends specific details to the Real Property Coordinator that a specific property is excess and no longer needed for bureau use. Within seven calendar days, written notification on its potential availability is sent to other City bureaus, offices, and Council offices. Each City bureau, office and Council office may provide a written response within 21 calendar days indicating whether or not the bureau or office is interested in the property.


Extension Opportunity. Request for extension by a City Bureau.


Website Announcement
The available surplus property for sale is identified on Environmental Services' excess and surplus property page.

5June 16, 2022August 15, 2022

External Notification. If no City bureau or office indicates interest in acquiring the real property and the originating bureau wishes to proceed with the deposition process, a minimum 60 calendar-day notification period to invite public comment begins. The Real Property Coordinator shall provide written notice of the proposed disposition to the Neighborhood Coalition, Neighborhood Association, and Office of Community and Civic Life of the bureau’s intent to dispose of the property. At this time, the property will be listed on the citywide Excess Real Property webpage. The Real Property Coordinator, in conjunction with the originating bureau, will notify Prosper Portland, Metro, TriMet, the Port of Portland, the county in which the real property is located, the State of Oregon, and any other jurisdictions that have expressed interest in being notified.

6June 16, 2022August 15, 2022

Signage. Environmental Services will place an informational sign on the property identifying it as excess, available for acquisition, and listed for sale to the public if not acquired by a public agency. The sign is posted for a minimum of 60 days.

7June 16, 2022

Printed Notification. Notification of proposed disposition mailed to those living within 200' feet of the property by the Real Property Coordinator.

8Jan. 18, 2023Jan. 18, 2023

Proposed City Council Date. This is the date planned for action to go to council.

9Jan. 18, 2023Jan. 25, 2023

City Council Declares Property Surplus. If, after the informational sign has been posted for a minimum of 60 days, the public comment period has ended, and no public agency has expressed interest in acquiring the property, Environmental Services prepares an ordinance to be placed on the regular City Council agenda. The ordinance asks council to declare the property surplus and authorize Environmental Services to proceed with a public sale. The Real Property Coordinator will update this page.

10Jan. 25, 2023Feb. 25, 2023

Notice to Sale. Upon the effective date of a council ordinance authorizing the sale Environmental Services may proceed to sell the property, with or without a real estate agent, for an asking price determined to be reasonable by the bureau's property manager.

11Feb. 25, 2023

Property Listed. The surplus property is listed for sale with the Regional Multiple List Service (RMLS).


Property Sale. Property is available for sale.