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ENB-11.35 - Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan Action Charts and Design Guidelines

PORTSMOUTH NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN ACTION CHARTS AND DESIGN GUIDELINES
Non-binding City Policy
NCP-ENB-11.35

 
The complete text of the Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan Action Charts and Design Guidelines is available for download as a PDF document.
 

 
WHEREAS, neighborhood and area plans are intended to promote patterns of land use, urban design, infrastructure facilities and services which encourage and contribute to the economic, social, and physical health, welfare, and safety of the neighborhood and the City; and
 
WHEREAS, the Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan was developed by the City of Portland Bureau of Planning in cooperation with other City bureaus and agencies, Peninsula Community Development Corporation, and with participation from residents, social service providers, and other interested citizens; and
 
WHEREAS, the policy elements and Comprehensive Plan map of the Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan are adopted by Ordinance as part of the Comprehensive Plan, the urban design map, voluntary neighborhood design guidelines, and action items of the Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan are not adopted as part of the Comprehensive Plan; and
 
WHEREAS, the action items describe proposed implementation projects and programs of the Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan, and identify appropriate time frames for implementation and identify public, nonprofit and private agencies and partnerships to lead or oversee implementation of an action; and
 
WHEREAS, the Portsmouth urban design map and voluntary neighborhood design guidelines identifies existing and desired urban design elements in the neighborhood and provides guidance on the desired character of new development in the neighborhood; and
 
WHEREAS, the Portland Planning Commission recommends that the City Council adopt the urban design map, voluntary neighborhood design guidelines, and action items of the Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan to implement the policy elements of the Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Portland, a municipal corporation of the State of Oregon that the City Council accepts the Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan urban design map, voluntary neighborhood design guidelines, and action items included in attached Exhibit A.
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Portland, a municipal corporation of the State of Oregon that the implementation actions associated with the Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan action items are accepted by City Council as a starting place for projects and programs that will help implement the policies of the plan;
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Portland, a municipal corporation of the State of Oregon that the City Council accepts the Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan action items with the understanding that they may need to be adjusted or replaced with more feasible alternatives. Identification of an implementer for an action item is an expression of interest and support with the understanding that circumstances will affect the implementation leader’s ability to take action;
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Portland, a municipal corporation of the State of Oregon that the City Council authorizes City agencies identified as implementers for the action items of the Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan, to engage in activities aimed at implementing these projects and programs; and
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Portland, a municipal corporation of the State of Oregon that the voluntary neighborhood design guidelines associated with the Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan are accepted by City Council as advisory, not mandatory. The design guidelines are intended to be used as a tool for the neighborhood to articulate desirable design concepts for new development in their neighborhood.
 

HISTORY
Resolution No. 36081 adopted by Council June 26,2002.
Filed for inclusion in PPD September 24, 2004.