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Email: bds@portlandoregon.gov

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BPS Updates

Central City 2035

Here are links to some of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability current projects:

NW District Parking Update

Proposed changes in NW Plan District aim to provide more parking options; public hearing March 8, 2016
Zoning Code changes would require new minimum parking standards for apartments over 30 units and provide new flexibility for shared parking. 

Residential Infill Project

Summary report of the Residential Infill Project’s online survey is now available
More than 7,000 people shared how they felt about new residential development in single-dwelling neighborhoods; read the highlights of what people said.

Residential Infill Project advisory committee addresses scale of new houses and remodels, narrow lots, and alternative housing options during two-part charrette
At a follow-up open house, community members learned more about the project, asked questions and shared concerns.

Central City 2035

The Central City 2035 Plan Discussion Draft is released, revealing a fresh vision for the heart of the city
This new long-range plan for Portland’s urban core includes goals, policies, maps and code to ensure a prosperous, healthy, equitable and resilient Central City for all. 

Comp Plan Update

Mixed Use Zones Project Proposed Draft to be released in March
Public hearing with Planning and Sustainability Commission tentatively scheduled for May 10, 2016.

City Council begins work sessions on draft 2035 Comprehensive Plan
Commissioners discussing their amendments in February and March; two hearings on them scheduled for April, vote anticipated in May