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A bi-monthly publication to inform the building-design and construction community about development procedures, policies, procedures and events affecting their work with the City of Portland.
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The Information Technology Advancement Project (ITAP) will move the City's development review process to a paperless system. The paperless process will allow complete, online access to the City bureaus' permitting and case services. Learn more »