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Phone: 503-823-7300

Email: bds@portlandoregon.gov

1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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Expiration Date Extension Project and Central City 2035 Plan Re-Adoption

The Portland City Council recently adopted two projects that will have impacts on expiration dates and development in the Central City Plan District. Both projects will go into effect on August 10, 2020.

The Central City 2035 Plan is a new land use, transportation and environmental plan to manage growth and development in Portland’s urban core. It was adopted in June 2018 and went into effect in July 2018. The plan was appealed to the Land Use Board of Appeals and eventually remanded back to the city to address items identified in the court rulings. The Central City 2035 Plan was re-adopted by City Council on July 8, 2020 with the same code and maps as the original version. The updated Findings report and re-adopted CC2035 Plan are available on the project website.

The Expiration Date Extension Project includes code amendments that would extend some land use reviews and pre-application conferences, maintain inclusionary housing rates and allow virtual neighborhood meetings. The intent of the project is to provide relief to applicants impacted by COVID-19 and the resulting economic disruption. The plan can be viewed on the project website.

"Interim Review" Process Name Change to "Single PDF"

BDS will now refer to the applicant upload process as “Single PDF” instead of “Interim Review.”

 CUSTOMER & COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION

SERVICE UPDATE
May 12, 2020

 BDS "Interim Review" Process Name Change to "Single PDF"

Good afternoon,
 
The Bureau of Development Services will now refer to the applicant upload process as “Single PDF” instead of “Interim Review.”  
 
BDS pivoted quickly after the Mayor’s State of Emergency to start accepting more types of plans via ProjectDox. Currently, applicants can submit Process Managed Permits and projects via ProjectDox for limited plan review processing. This includes New Single Family Residences (NSFR) and demolition permits. For the first few months, we referred to this process as “Interim Review” or “ProjectDox Limited.” We initially thought the “Interim Review” process would be temporary, but we will not be limiting our intake ability as we move forward, only expanding our ability to take in more plans for review.
 
We are now using “Single PDF” review to refer to the applicant upload process. The terms “PDox Limited” and “Interim Review Process” are being retired.

Read more about Development Services operations during COVID.
 
Thank you for your cooperation and help in making this transition!
 
Please let us know if you have any questions.
BDS Communications

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BDS Fee Change Update

Prior to the spread of COVID-19, BDS had intended to propose fee changes taking effect July 1, 2020. However, due to COVID-19 and its impact on the local economy, BDS has decided not to pursue fee changes at this time.

 CUSTOMER & COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION

SERVICE UPDATE
April 22, 2020

BDS Fee Change Update

Prior to the spread of COVID-19, BDS had intended to propose fee changes taking effect July 1, 2020. However, due to COVID-19 and its impact on the local economy, BDS has decided not to pursue fee changes at this time. These changes will be delayed until further notice, once economic conditions have stabilized.

Raising fees at this time would put undue burden on our customers at a time when many individuals and businesses are struggling. BDS does not want to create additional financial burden at a time of such economic uncertainty.

Please see the website for current fee schedule information for BDS and our interagency partners, and for future updates to the fee schedules.

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The City of Portland is committed to providing meaningful access. For accommodations, modifications, translation, interpretation or other services, please call 503-823-7300, the TTY at 503-823-6868 or the Oregon Relay Service: 711. 503-823-7300 Traducción e interpretación | Chuyển Ngữ hoặc Phiên Dịch
翻译或传译 | Письменныйили устный перевод | 翻訳または通訳 | Traducere sau Interpretare
번역 및 통역 | Письмовий або усний переклад | Turjumida ama Fasiraadda
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