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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.

Construction and development

Residential and commercial permitting, inspections, and code

News and Notices

Two experienced development professionals join the Design Commission

The City of Portland welcomes Sarah Vaz and Thomas Eldridge to provide leadership on urban design and architecture in the city’s design overlay zones where design and neighborhood character are of special concern.

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PBOT Vision Zero June 2024 Newsletter

Updated Newsletter


Lila Pigott Promoted to Interim Division Manager of Digital Services in Portland Permitting & Development

Lila Pigott will be serving as Interim Division Manager of Digital Services of Portland Permitting & Development starting June 20, 2024.

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PBOT Safe Routes to School June Newsletter

Updated Newsletter


City Council gives green light to Portland Permitting & Development, officially creating new bureau

The City's new permitting bureau will officially launch July 1, with changes taking shape over the next 18 months.

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Upcoming Events

Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC)

The June 2024 meeting of the Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) is cancelled. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, July 18, from 8 to 10 a.m.

8:00 am 10:00 am
Cancelled Public Meeting

Process Improvement and Technology Subcommittee June 20 2024 Meeting

This is the monthly meeting of the Process Improvement and Technology Subcommittee of the Development Review Advisory Committee. This meeting is held on the third Thursday of each month.

10:15 am 11:45 am
Cancelled Public Meeting
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Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC)

The Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) is an advisory body representing those with interests in the outcomes of policies, budgets, regulations, and procedures that affect development review processes. Its meetings are regularly held on the third Thursday of the month from 8 to 10 a.m.

8:00 am 10:00 am
Public Meeting
Available Online