Actions by public sector and nonprofit organizations
Outside of regulatory tools, actions are proposed in the short, medium, and long-term timeframes. They include work to support things such as the envisioned multi-cultural hub, affordable housing, work force training, community services, new open spaces, infrastructure planning and more. Read about these in Sections 2 and 3 of the plan:
Partner organizations, including Unite Oregon, Community Alliance of Tenants and HAKI Community Organization, are ready to inform, involve and grow community as the plan and future changes takes shape. Read more about the SW Corridor Equity Coalition.
New regulations in the zoning code
As part of the proposed West Portland Multicultural Plan District
A wide variety of regulations are proposed that cover topics such as minimum densities, preservation of low-cost apartments, tiered incentives to promote public benefits, design standards for multi dwelling areas, required green features for commercial areas, and fostering employment. The WPTC MapApp provides more specifics for each site and type of zone, and you can read more details in Section 5 of the plan:
Zoning and Comprehensive Plan Map changes
The proposed map changes are coordinated with both the proposed regulations and recommended infrastructure to support public benefits while also expanding the commercial core of the center and adding multi dwelling zoned areas for more inclusive housing options. Find more information in Section 4, of the plan, with the maps of highlighted changes starting on page 126:
Recommendations for transportation and stormwater improvements
Needed roadway and stormwater upgrades are recommended in two time frames (0-10 years and 10-20 years) to address the area’s infrastructure challenges in order to meet current and future community needs. See the maps that follow for more detail and read more in Section 4 the Plan:
Coordinated Growth Strategy Maps
The maps below show how the proposed coordinated infrastructure and zoning changes would be phased in during a 0-10 year and 10-20 year timeframe. Priority infrastructure projects are highlighted and called out in each map.