Public hearing with Planning and Sustainability Commission tentatively scheduled for May 10, 2016.Read More…
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Portland is made up of more than 90 neighborhoods, many of which have bustling centers or streets where people can shop, eat, work, play and take transit to jobs. But not all parts of Portland have these kinds of amenities or access to public transportation.
The city’s new proposed Comprehensive Plan is focused on creating more of these thriving, healthy and connected neighborhoods throughout the city, in part by targeting housing and job growth in Portland’s centers and corridors. Zoning regulations will need to support these functions, as well as promote pedestrian-friendly streets and sidewalks; create desirable places to live, work and visit; and address the needs of nearby residential areas.
The Mixed Use Zones Project (MUZ) will revise the zoning code for commercial and mixed use zones to help create more vibrant centers and corridors. The project is part of Task 5: Implementation for the Comprehensive Plan Update.
To better understand current conditions, issues and community aspirations, the project team has been leading a series of community walks. Community members are invited on these walks to share ideas for how zoning regulations can be refined to help make better places. Your feedback will help staff see zoning issues through a local lens.
We want to know:
Staff, neighbors and community activists have participated in three walks so far. They have discussed zoning and development in/around:
For more information, and for full details on upcoming walks, please visit www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/mixeduse or call 503-823-7700.