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Proposal to increase EV charging facilities in new multi-family construction heads to City Council on Jan. 25 @ 2 p.m.

Public invited to testify in person via Zoom or at City Hall, or in writing via the Map App.

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City Council to consider updates to the Shelter to Housing Continuum Project

Portlanders invited to testify on new proposals to streamline the process of creating shelter for people experiencing houselessness, address code barriers, and unanticipated technical issues.

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Proposed new code amendments to dissolve Planning and Sustainability Commission and create a new Planning Commission head to City Council

Portlanders invited to testify on the changes at a public hearing on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m.

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January 2023 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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Planning Commission Code Amendment proposal moves forward

The Planning and Sustainability Commission votes to recommend a proposal to dissolve the PSC and create the Planning Commission. City Council hearing scheduled for Jan. 18 at 2 pm.

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Access to electric vehicle charging stations in new multi-family development to increase with proposal headed to City Council

Portlanders invited to testify online via the Map App or at a public hearing on January 25 at 2 p.m.

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Influential Native American musician Jim Pepper’s Portland house nominated for listing in the National Register of Historic Places

Portlanders can testify on the City-sponsored nomination at two hearings in January and February; National Park Service decision expected in the spring.

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December 2022 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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Planning and Sustainability Commission Recommends the Floodplain Resilience Plan to City Council

Plan aims to reduce the impacts of flooding in Portland and protect floodplain habitat for endangered and threatened fish species; City Council to consider the plan in the spring of 2023.

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City Council approves new plan for equitable growth and development in southwest Portland

The West Portland Town Center Plan addresses community priorities, including the need for housing stability and access to economic opportunity and services in this diverse area of southwest Portland.

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South Portland Historic District Design Guidelines Adopted by City Council

The new design guidelines go into effect Jan. 1, 2023.

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Shelter to Housing Continuum – Part 2 proposals head to City Council

The Planning and Sustainability Commission recommends the S2HC2 proposal after adding a few code amendments; Portlanders can testify in writing via the Map App or in person to City Council at a public hearing on Feb. 8, 2023.

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EV Ready Code Project heads to City Council with amendments from the Planning and Sustainability Commission

Council will hear public testimony on the code changes to increase access to electric vehicle charging facilities on Jan. 25, 2023.

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November 2022 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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Proposal to dissolve the Planning and Sustainability Commission and create the Planning Commission moves forward

The new Planning Commission will focus on land use planning, while continuing to advance the policies in Portland’s Comprehensive Plan, including those related to sustainability.

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Planning and Sustainability Commission approves new requirements for EV charging facilities

Zoning amendments would increase EV-ready infrastructure in new multi-dwelling and mixed-use development.

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Unveiling of a mural in NE Portland celebrates the history of Black Portlanders and importance of age-friendly communities

BPS’s Age-friendly City Program supports the Marie Smith Adult Day Center, where the mural was recently unveiled in a ceremony attended by patrons and community leaders.

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October 2022 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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Refinements to the Shelter to Housing Continuum project heads to Planning and Sustainability Commission

Commissioners will hear testimony on proposals to streamline the process of creating shelters for people experiencing houselessness; address code barriers and unanticipated technical issues.

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New Historic District Design Guidelines for South Portland head to City Council

Recommended Draft Design Guidelines are now available for review; Portlanders invited to testify in writing or at a public hearing on Nov. 2.

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