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City Council gives green light to Portland Permitting & Development, officially creating new bureau

The City's new permitting bureau will officially launch July 1, with changes taking shape over the next 18 months.

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Commissioner Rubio Celebrates Unanimous Approval of Framework for Sustainability and Climate Commission

The Sustainability and Climate Commission will guide City climate action and sustainability goals as a new governance structure and champion body for current and future climate work

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City announces name and structure for Portland’s new permitting bureau

Portland Permitting & Development will issue permits for a wide range of development projects, including construction, home improvements and tree work.

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Portland nears milestone for new permitting bureau, prepares to announce name and structure

Beginning July 1, development permitting will be unified under one bureau within the City of Portland.

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Four Development Teams Invited to Submit Proposals to Develop Broadway Corridor Affordable Housing by Portland Housing Bureau

After successfully submitting qualifications for the development of 200-250 affordable homes at Broadway Corridor, Parcel 4A, these teams will compete for an award of up to $60 million in resources from the Portland Housing Bureau.

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Commissioner Carmen Rubio Appoints Donnie Oliveira as Interim Deputy City Administrator for Community and Economic Development

Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Deputy Director Eric Engstrom will fill the Interim Director role for the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability during this transition

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Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and area partners awarded Community Energy Innovation Prize

$100,000 prize awarded for ‘supporting sustainable solutions to jumpstart an industrial symbiosis ecosystem in Portland’s Columbia Corridor’

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Rubio Statement on Legal Win Related to Fossil Fuels Limits

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Portland's Housing Bond January 2024 Newsletter

The October 2023 edition of our Portland's Housing Bond Newsletter. A letter from Commissioner Rubio - Bond Highlights of 2023 - Charting Bond progress