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Face Covering Directive for City Facilities and Vehicles

Effective July 28, 2021, Portland CAO Tom Rinehart has issued a directive mandating the use of face coverings for everyone inside City facilities and vehicles. Check our face coverings page for more information.

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COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience

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Raising awareness of pedestrian safety and Oregon traffic laws
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The City will not charge at the meters for on-street parking on Thanksgiving Day.
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Skip failed to provide at least 100 e-scooters a day in East Portland as required by the program. It also failed to deploy at least 90 percent of the total number of e-scooters the company has permits for, in violation of the program's rules.
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Over the next year, the City is phasing in a new more efficient plan review process for all types of building permits. This new process will establish dedicated windows of uninterrupted time for City staff to perform plan review.
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During the rainy season, between October 1 and April 30 2018, ground-disturbing construction work requires an elevated level of attention. Wet weather site and erosion control measures are necessary throughout the City.
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The Bureau of Development Services staff has been working to implement the Portland Online Permitting System (POPS), a program that will move the City’s paper-based development review process to a more streamlined and efficient online digital system.
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Read news from BPS about DOZA, Comp Plan, multi-dwelling zones, neighborhood contact code requirements, residential infill, Willamette River, Equitable Housing Strategy and the bike parking code.

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Do you want to make an impact on development in Portland? Read about joining the Development Review Advisory Committee.
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At various times during the year, the City provides opportunities for bureaus to adjust their current fiscal year budgets. Over the last few years, BDS has used these Budget Monitoring Processes (BMPs) to add staff positions in response to changes in workload, rather than having to wait.
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Long-anticipated $2-plus billion project would link Portland, Tigard and Tualatin
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New signs help road users identify they are on a Neighborhood Greenway.