Annexation is the process of changing municipal boundaries to bring adjacent unincorporated areas into an existing city, typically to provide urban services not presently available. Properties must be within the municipal boundary of the City of Portland to receive City services.
Design guidelines are intended to aid designers and developers in understanding Portland’s urban design expectations and to aid them in preparing for the urban design review process. The review process ensures that these expectations will be met for all proposals in Portland.
The City of Portland’s policies and projects focus on food access and resources to improve the availability and affordability of fresh, healthy, locally produced food. These policies and projects work to promote community resiliency, equity, and environmental, economic, and personal health.
The HOI is a "package" of two zoning projects (Residential Infill Project and Better Housing by Design) and a newly formed Anti-Displacement Action Plan that address the issue of housing access and affordability for Portlanders.
Find interactive and printable (full-color, 44" x 34") maps of citywide adopted plans, business associations, Comp Plan designation, FAR and maximum heights, historic resources, neighborhood associations, zoning map, annexations, urban service boundary maps, and more.