Planning and Sustainability
The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) develops creative and practical solutions to enhance Portland’s livability, preserve distinctive places, and plan for a resilient future.
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Changes will increase housing supply and accessibility for low-, moderate- and middle-income Portlanders; addresses houselessness and lack of affordable apartments and homes for community members.
Changes will allow more multi-family housing and mixed-use projects to go directly to the permit process; expands the design standards so more projects can meet them.
Effective July 1, 2021 new residential garbage collection rates will take effect. New residential garbage collection schedules were mailed in late June, as part of the Portland Curbsider publication.
PCEF announces new funding opportunity: Mini Grants. PCEF Mini Grants offer up to $5,000 in funding for nonprofit organizations to carry out activities that align with PCEF goals of tackling climate change and advancing racial and social justice.
Agenda includes: Vote for PSC Vice Chair (decision); Ezone Map Correction Project (work session)
Tentative agenda includes 3 briefings: Natural Hazards Mitigation Action Plan; West Portland Town Center; BPS Strategic Plan & FY 2021-22 Budget
This free virtual session will provide more information on the recently adopted Design Overlay Zone Amendments and how they affect developments within design overlay zones.