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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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Pending - May 24 Central City 2035


CONTINUED TO MAY 24, 2018 AT 2:30 PM for Council vote.

April 11 Motions & Votes   Staff Memo 4/16/18 (4/11 packet)

April 11, 2018

352-355  TIME CERTAIN: 4:30 PM  – Central City 2035 Plan. 15 minutes requested

Central City 2035 Plan items are continued from April 4 for Council discussion and vote on amendments.

On April 4, 2018, City Council continued its work on the CC2035 Plan with a vote on Block 33 (between NW Couch and Davis, and 4th and 5th Avenues) in New Chinatown/Japantown. Commissioners had a lengthy discussion about various potential amendments. Ultimately, they voted 4 to 1 to support a base height of 125 feet with the ability to earn bonus height up to 160 feet on the western half block. In order to access the bonus height, the applicant will be required to use the affordable housing bonus. 

City Council also held a public hearing on a final list of potential minor amendments related to bird-safe glazing adjacent to ecoroofs, historic resource transfers and height limits in the North Pearl. They closed the oral hearing on these minor amendments but welcome written comments until April 11 at 4:30 p.m. 

On Wednesday April 11 at 4:30 p.m. time certain, Council is expected to vote on the remaining amendments.   

April 11 Amendment packet

For more information see project website

Central City Helpline  503-823-4286.   Email

 352  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Volume 2A, Part 3, Environmental and Scenic: amend the Portland Zoning Map and Portland Zoning Codes for Environmental Overlay Zones and Scenic Resource Zones  (Previous Agenda 325; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Code Chapters 33.430 and 480)   


 Ex A Findings of Fact     Ex B Vol 2A3 Environmental & Scenic    Ex C Vol 6 Public Involvement

 353  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan; amend the Comprehensive Plan, Comprehensive Plan Map, Transportation System Plan, Willamette Greenway Plan, Willamette River Greenway Inventory, Scenic Resources Protection Plan, Zoning Map and Title 33; repeal and replace prior Central City plans and documents  (Previous Agenda 326; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

  Ordinance       Cover Memo     Planning & Sustainability Commission transmittal letter

Exhibit List & Link       Exhibit A Findings Report

 354  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Action Charts, Performance Targets and Urban Design Diagrams  (Previous Agenda 327; Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)


 Exhibit A -  Performance Targets & Action Plans     Exhibit B - Vol 1 Goals & Policies

 355  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Green Loop Concept Report  (Previous Agenda 328; Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

Ordinance        Exhibit A - The Green Loop