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Services and Information for Community education and outreach

The City of Portland’s 311 program improves access to information and services by providing a single point of contact – in person, online or over the phone.
About the Bureau of Development Services (BDS)
Learn more about the Floating Structures Board of Appeal.
Purpose, background, timeline, and contact information for the SW Corridor Inclusive Communities project.
Learn more about the Alternative Technology Advisory Committee.
The Building Code Board of Appeals is authorized under Portland City Code 24.10.080 and the State of Oregon Structural Specialty Code.
Get information about mission of the Development Review Advisory Committee.
Learn more about the Electrical Code Board of Appeals.
General information about the River Community Advisory Committee.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is updating its ADA Title II Transition Plan for the public right-of-way and we want your feedback.
Learn about PBOT's ADA Title II Transition Plan with this overview video.
ADA Transition Plan Public Review draft and summary documents
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Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) crews work to keep city drains clear and prevent flooding. With over 58,000 drains in the city, we can’t get to them all. “Adopt” a storm drain near you and help keep them clear of debris. Tips on clearing drains and information about stormwater runoff.
Read more about applications submitted to ATAC and final recommendations of the Alternative Technology Advisory Committee.
The Alternative Technology Advisory Committee, authorized under Portland City Code 24.10.087, assists the Bureau of Development Services in reviewing innovate sustainable building technologies and methods for compliance with the Building Code requirements.
Full scholarships are available to Portland residents for "Portland Traffic & Transportation," a noncredit course at Portland State University sponsored by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
Apply online for a Development Services board or commission. Apply to be on an advisory group with any City bureau. Find out which City advisory groups have open positions and volunteer for a board now.
If you have a project that benefits your community and the environment, you can apply for a Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) grant of up to $12,000. The two-page pre-application for projects is due by 4 p.m. on the first Friday of February each year.
The Community Watershed Stewardship Program provides funding for native plants that benefit water quality and the watershed. Gift certificates from Bosky Dell Native Nursery are available to community groups or individuals planning to improve community spaces. Applications accepted year-round.