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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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Biko Taylor brings expertise from public school districts, commitment to support small businesses
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Changes to the City of Portland's zoning code will go into effect on Aug. 1, 2021. Learn more about how to submit a permit application if you wish to have the current zoning code apply to your project.
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DEQ grant funds to support compliance with Clean Air Construction are now available. Applications are open through 8/31/20. DEQ has $8 million to award and grants can cover up to 100% of retrofits, 40% of repower and 25% of replacement. The City provides free fleet assessments to qualifying firms.
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Beginning July 1, 2021, fees for building permit applications will increase. Follow these guidelines to submit a permit application under the current fees.
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An ordinance to address business relief and recovery measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic will come before the Portland City Council on Wednesday, June 16.
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On March 3, the Portland City Council approved an emergency ordinance that temporarily makes it easier for businesses to install exterior lighting and security gates at entrances of buildings in design overlay zones. A second ordinance to further help businesses will come to City Council on June 16.
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The Bureau of Development Services is implementing fee increases across most of its services, effective July 1, 2021.
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Up to $80.5 million in capital funding for development teams to create 525-575 new affordable housing units across the city.
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This service provides an option for Development Services customers who want to obtain information about development. Interested customers can book a 15-minute appointment with a Development Services employee.
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The Bureau of Development Services approved a certificate of occupancy for three railcar access platforms and a Land Use Compatibility Statement for non-fossil fuel infrastructure for Zenith Energy. Learn more about the City of Portland’s commitment to renewable energy and what comes next.