The Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) is a citizen advisory body, representing those with interests in the outcome of policies, budgets, regulations, and procedures that affect development review processes. The purpose of the Committee is to foster a timely, predictable and accountable development review process that implements the City's goals for land use, transportation, housing, economic development, neighborhood livability and the environment. The Committee advocates for and supports consistent and fair application and implementation of regulations.
The Development Review Advisory Committee consists of sixteen members. These members are appointed by the Commissioner in Charge and confirmed by the City Council. The members are elected to provide representation of those persons concerned about planning, design and development. The areas of interest of members shall include, but not be limited to, development, planning, construction contracting, design professions, neighborhood association membership, business association membership, historic preservation, environmental organizations, and institutional properties. (3/13/06 Update)
Contact: Mark Fetters, BDS, 503-823-1028
Commission Website: http://www.portlandonline.com/bds/index.cfm?c=46405&