Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

Design Overlay Zone Amendments (DOZA)

Adopted on June 30, 2021, DOZA updates and improves the City’s design review process and regulatory tools. The changes allow more projects to go directly to the permit process and provide flexibility and variety to design standards. The zoning code and map changes went into effect on August 1, 2021.
Courtyard building with terraced wood benches, overhangs, and people sitting and talking.



Phil Nameny

City Planner II, Planning and Sustainability