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Improvements coming to solar permit application process in Development Hub PDX

Beginning the evening of Oct. 12, customers will experience a more streamlined process to enable faster processing of solar permit applications.

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Provide your ideas on final draft of rules to address enforcement of erosion control during construction activity

The City of Portland is adopting a new Erosion and Sediment Control Enforcement Administrative Rule to accompany the adoption of the new Erosion and Sediment Control Manual and is requesting public comment on the proposed final draft of the rule.

Updated Public notice


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

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

Newsletter


Have a passion for architecture, development and public spaces? Consider joining the Portland Design Commission

The City of Portland is seeking applications for an interested person to serve a four-year term on the Portland Design Commission. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are due Wednesday, Oct. 19.

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No administrative appeals considered during week after Thanksgiving, Christmas 2022

There will not be a weekly Administrative Appeals Board meeting held during the weeks of November 28 and December 26, 2022.

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Penridge Water Mains Replacement Update - September 2022

Read our September e-newsletter to learn more about construction on the Penridge Water Mains Replacement project.

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Powell Butte Reservoir 1 Roof Repair Update - September 2022

Read our September e-newsletter to learn more about construction on the reservoir roof at Powell Butte.

Newsletter


September 2022 Newsletter

September updates from the N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy. N/NE Oversight is recruiting! Next meeting Sept 8, in-person and virtual. Meet the new Neighborhood Housing Preservation Manager. Program updates, spotlight stories, and resources.

Updated Newsletter


Planning a project? Do this first: Find your zoning using Portland Maps

Thinking about building an accessory dwelling unit? Got an exterior project in mind? It’s important to find out what zoning rules apply to your property. Even if your project does not require a building permit, you will still need to follow zoning requirements.

Updated Blog post


Provide your ideas on final draft of rules to improve erosion control during construction activity

The City of Portland is updating its Erosion and Sediment Control Manual and is requesting public comment on the proposed final draft of the Manual.

Updated Public notice


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

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

Newsletter


Traffic Advisory: NE Seventh Avenue & Tillamook Street intersection to be closed to motor vehicles for four to six weeks during bikeway construction project

During construction, people will be able to bike, walk or use a mobility device through the area

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Traffic Advisory: PBOT begins construction on SW Capitol Highway Rose Lane project

Construction impacts will continue through September and include intermittent lane closures.

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2022 Portland Housing Bureau Notice of Anticipated Upcoming Funds Availability for Affordable Housing Development

Update: Upcoming PHB solicitation anticipated for September 2022 release. Resources include funding from the Metro Regional Housing Bond, Interstate Corridor URA (ICURA) Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district funding, and properties for affordable housing development.

Updated News article


SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - mid-August 2022

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

Newsletter


Oregon’s building officials honor two Portland building safety leaders

Terry Whitehill and Jeff Gauba are recognized by the Oregon Building Officials Association for their leadership and innovation in promoting safe structures.

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Work on Sellwood Water System Impacts Southeast Tacoma Street starting August 9

Portland Water Bureau contractors are temporarily closing one lane of traffic on SE Tacoma Street at SE 19th Avenue on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for up to a week starting August 9, 2022. There will be additional closures at this intersection throughout the summer and fall.

Traffic Advisory


Commissioner Ryan Announces Interim Director of the Portland Housing Bureau

Commissioner Dan Ryan is thrilled to announce Molly Rogers - who currently serves as Deputy Director - has accepted an offer to serve as PHB's Interim Director as Commissioner Ryan conducts a national search for a permanent Director.

Press release


SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - Late July 2022

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

Newsletter


Environmental Services requests public comment on proposed changes to ENB-4.30 – Title 10 Discharge Enforcement Program

Environmental Services is proposing changes to ENB-4.30 – Bureau of Environmental Services Title 10 Discharge Enforcement Program Administrative Rules. The public can submit comments on the proposed revisions beginning August 16.

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