A zoning code amendment that will extend the expiration dates of land-use reviews and other land-use actions went into effect last week after being approved by Portland City Council.
The amendment is in response to difficulties that developers and homeowners are experiencing in regard to the building permit or land-use review phase of their projects.
Currently, if a building permit is not used within three years of a land-use decision, an approved land-use review will expire. Similarly, approved preliminary plans for land divisions expire if a final application isn’t submitted within three years of the decision on the preliminary plan. [Read full article]
By DJC Staff,
DJC Oregon - June 2, 2009