Advisory Groups

The Adjustment Committee reviews adjustment requests to the development standards of Title 33 [Planning and Zoning Regulations].
The Building Code Board of Appeal hears appeals of building code issues which are appealed beyond the Administrative Appeals Board.
The Cannabis Policy Oversight Team (CPOT) is an advisory body that provides Portland Permitting & Development with diverse stakeholder perspectives on cannabis-related public policies.
The DRAC Demolition Subcommittee and Task Force was formed to address issues regarding residential demolitions in the City.
The Design Commission provides leadership and expertise on urban design and architecture and advances the purpose of the Design overlay zone.
The Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) is a community advisory body, representing those with interests in the outcome of policies, budgets, regulations, and procedures that affect development review processes.
The Electrical Code Board of Appeal considers requests of permit applicants who challenge decisions of the Administrative Board of Appeals relating to the application of electrical codes.
The Historic Landmarks Commission provides leadership and expertise on maintaining and enhancing Portland's historic and architectural heritage.
The Mechanical Board of Appeal determines the suitability of alternate materials and types of construction and provides for reasonable interpretations of the provisions of the Mechanical Code.
This volunteer advisory board works to improve neighborhood livability by striking a balance between sound-generating activities related to construction, special events, and other issues, and the desire for livable communities.