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Through partnerships and collaboration, BPS develops innovative and practical solutions to create and enhance a prosperous, educated, healthy and equitable city.

Planning and Sustainability Commission

Advises City Council on the City of Portland's long-range goals, policies and programs for land use

Terminal 6 Environmental Overlay Zone Boundary and Code Amendment

Proposal to amend zoning code to allow propane to be transported through the environmental overlay zone on Port of Portland Terminal 6.

Barbur Concept Plan

The Barbur Concept Plan will create a long-term vision for the six-mile Barbur Boulevard corridor, from Portland’s Central City to the Tigard city limit.

Urban Design Studio

Advancing the design quality of places citywide

District Liaison Program

Working with community partners to help neighborhoods and commercial areas flourish as great places to live, work, shop, learn, gather and play

Environmental Planning

Protecting and enhancing Portland's environment for today and future generations

Powell-Division Transit and Development Project

The Powell-Division Transit and Development Project (Powell-Division) is intended to bring new regional transit and supporting development to Southeast Portland, East Portland and Gresham in five to seven years.

Economic Development Planning

Supporting prosperity through long-range planning and economic research

Brooklyn Station Areas

The Brooklyn Station Area project is providing detailed planning for the Rhine and Holgate station areas on the new Portland-Milwaukie light rail line. This process builds on the work completed through the Inner SE Station Areas process.

Institutional Zoning Project

This project will develop new campus institution zoning procedures and standards, and identify infrastructure investments that could facilitate institutional employment growth

Mixed Use Zones Project

This project will develop new mixed-use planning and zoning designations in Portland’s commercial and central employment zones

The Portland Plan

An inclusive, citywide effort to guide the physical, economic, social, cultural and environmental development of Portland over the next 30 years