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Application submittal for New Single Family Residences (NSFR) will be expanding to Tuesday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 2:00 PM.
New parking requirements for multi-dwelling developments go into effect May 10, 2013. Current regulations do not require off-street parking in some commercial zones and on sites that are well-served by transit.
We have seen significant workload increases in the last year, impacting our ability to provide timely services to customers.
On March 6, 2013 Portland’s City Council unanimously voted to adopt zoning code amendments that will improve the City’s historic review process.
DRAC Happenings highlights the activities of the City’s Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC). The DRAC is the City’s primary advisory body regarding development review.
This is the highest of three levels offered by this program, which recognizes the positive impact of sustainable business practices on our environment and our community.
For over a decade, BDS has organized an event for our employee's children and the Director, Paul Scarlett strongly supports the fun and educational event.
As participants in the Architects in the Schools Program (AIS) two Bureau of Development (BDS), Land Use Services (LUS) City Planners, Kate Green and Susan van Staveren, recently volunteered 1-2 hours per week for 6 weeks at Portland Public School, Markham Elementary.
Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign offered each year during May to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create and sustain safe and sustainable structures.
Biomimicry is the art and science of studying and modeling the natural world, mimicking designs and processes created by animals and plants and then applying these technical solutions to solve human challenges.
Proposed Draft for West Hayden Island, Barbur Concept Plan and Central City 2035: West Quadrant Plan
A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.
PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.