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Neighborhood information sessions for shelter code update

Staff from the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability are providing an overview of potential zoning code amendments that will change how some shelters and housing projects will be reviewed. These changes are to address the City Council's resolution directing us to 'simplify regulations, remove regulatory obstacles, and expedite processes for land use reviews and permits for affordable housing projects, mass shelters, and short-term housing.' Although some of these overviews have already taken place, several more are scheduled. You can check with the corresponding neighborhood or district coalition offices, or with project staff for details. Staff anticipates that a Proposed Draft of code changes will be available the week of August 8.

July 11 @ 6 p.m. – East Portland Action Plan Housing Subcommittee, 1017 NE 117th Ave. 

July 18 @ 7 p.m. Southeast Uplift Coalition Transportation and Land Use Subcommittee, 3534 SE Main St. 

July 27 @ 7 p.m.  Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods Transportation and Land Use Subcommittee, 4815 NE 7th Ave. 

July 28 @ 7 p.m.  North Portland Neighborhood Services Coalition Transportation and Land Use Subcommittee, 8105 N Brandon St.

Sep 8 @ 7 p.m.  Central Northeast Neighborhood Coalition Transportation and Land Use Subcommittee 4415 NE 87th Ave.