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Interested in promoting new tools to guide Portland's building permit process? Apply to serve on the Process Improvement and Technology Subcommittee

This subcommittee of the Development Review Advisory Committee proposes improvements to business processes for issuing building permits in the City of Portland. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted through Monday, March 6.

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Willamette River Crossing Project Update - January 2023

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Fulton Pump Mains Replacement - January 2023

Read our January 2023 e-newsletter for an update on the water main replacement project happening in SW Portland

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City Council Statement: ‘A Roadmap for the Next Two Years’

Resolution authorizes Chief Administrative Officer Michael Jordan to implement Measure 26-228, provides insight on how Commissioners-in-Charge will lead organizational change to prepare for City Administrator management, establishes 90-day action plans that address Portland’s most urgent need.

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January 2023 Newsletter

January updates from the N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy.

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January Safe Routes News and Resources

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City of Portland and Metro Advance Four New Affordable Housing Projects

Portland will exceed its goal for Metro’s Affordable Housing Bond with four new projects focused on rental and homeownership opportunities.

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Portland Permit Metric Dashboard updated

As part of the City of Portland’s permitting improvement efforts, a new online dashboard provides greater transparency into the development review process by illustrating numbers of permits and average timeframes in different phases of this process.

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SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - January 2023

Read our January 2023 e-newsletter for an update on the water main replacement project happening along SE Lambert and 19th Avenue.

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New 2022 Oregon Structural Specialty Code and Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code editions took effect Oct. 1

Previous codes from 2019 will be phased out as of April 1, 2023. Please take note.

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Commissioner Hardesty, PBOT Announce Agreement to Begin Revitalization of O’Bryant Square

Demolition is scheduled to begin in early 2023.

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Portland's Housing Bond December 2022 Newsletter

The December 2022 edition of our Portland's Housing Bond Newsletter. A letter from Commissioner Ryan - The Starlight opens - Cutting the Ribbon at Hayu Tilixam - Boys & Girls Club Brightens Afternoons at Crescent Court - Charting Bond progress

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Portland welcomes its new Building Official

The Bureau of Development Services announces the selection of Matt Rozzell as the City of Portland’s new Building Official, beginning Thursday, Dec. 22.

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SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - December 2022

Read our December 2022 e-newsletter for an update on the water main replacement project happening along SE Lambert and 19th Avenue.

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SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - Mid December 2022

Read our Mid December 2022 e-newsletter for an update on the water main replacement project happening along SE Lambert and 19th Avenue.

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SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - Mid November 2022

Read our Mid November 2022 e-newsletter for an update on the water main replacement project happening along SE Lambert and 19th Avenue.

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Willamette River Crossing Project Update - November 2022

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Deadline extended: Have a passion for enhancing Portland's historic and architectural heritage? Consider joining the Historic Landmarks Commission

The City of Portland is seeking applications for a public-at-large member to serve a four-year term on the Historic Landmarks Commission. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are due Wednesday, Nov. 16.

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SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - November 2022

Read our November 2022 e-newsletter for an update on the water main replacement project happening along SE Lambert and 19th Avenue.

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