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.

Planning Administrative Rules

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Energy efficiency, bird-safe glazing, and low-carbon building requirements in the city of Portland.

Specifies the minimum energy performance targets necessary for buildings to receive the Planned Development Bonus.

When a building triggers the standard requiring the application of bird-safe glazing on windows, developers must choose from the materials and spacing requirements on the Bird-Safe Windows List.

New buildings over 50,000 square feet in size need to register with one of the approved Green Building Certifications on the Low-Carbon Buildings list.