The DOZA Recommended Draft is available for public review. The draft is the result of a unanimous recommendation from the Design Commission and the Planning and Sustainability Commission. The City Council hearing date for this project has not yet been determined. Sign up for DOZA email updates.
Both the Planning and Sustainability Commission and the Design Commission recommend updates to the City’s design guidelines, zoning code and map to City Council; future public hearing date to be determined.
Design Commission Chair Julie Livingston presented the Commission’s annual State of the City report to Portland City Council on October 17, 2018. Five representatives of the development industry testified on behalf of the Commission.
Portlanders invited to testify on new rules meant to improve the design of buildings, public spaces and more; Design Overlay Zone Amendments (DOZA) Project heads to Planning and Sustainability and Design commissions.