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Read news from BPS about the Comp Plan, Inclusionary Zoning, historic resources and a PSU project uncovering racist covenants in Portland.
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Bureau of Development Services (BDS) Structural Engineer Amit Kumar knows that if an earthquake hits the Portland area, the 1,650 structures of this type will be in dire jeopardy of collapsing. He’s working to prevent that from happening.
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The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, in coordination with BDS staff, is requesting comments about updating the Zoning Code to provide for earlier and more opportunities for developers to speak with neighbors.
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BES is aiming to improve permitting turnaround times through a reorganization that took place on Feb. 1, 2018.
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Spring is a busy time of year for the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) budget staff. Learn more about the budget process and what it may mean for the bureau.
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Do you want to make an impact on development in Portland? Read about joining the Development Review Advisory Committee.