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The City of Portland, Oregon

Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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POPS Customer Advisory Committee

The Portland Online Permitting System (POPS) Customer Advisory Committee is a citizen advisory committee, comprised of approximately 12 members who represent a variety of interests. Generally, membership will consist of individuals from each of the following professions or interests: architect, developer, engineer, permit/land use consultant, contractor, neighborhood representative, and trades. The role of the committee may include:

  • Assisting with identifying problems with current business processes to consider for fixing in the new permit system or that are unrelated to information technology and that we can work to fix in advance of implementation
  • Reviewing and providing feedback on proposed work flow and processes for the new permit system
  • Providing input on the citizen web portal and application submittal process
  • Feedback on prioritization of work to include in the project
  • Providing input on different options for changes to business practices

Current members of the POPS Customer Advisory Committee are:
Name Membership Category
John Brooks
Rob Humphrey Permit / Land Use Consultant
Jennifer Kimura Engineering
Josh Lighthipe Engineering
Diane Mason Trades
Rick Michaelson Real Estate Management
Brian Shelden Real Estate Management
Keith Skille, Chair Architect
Staff Contact to Committee: Alison Belter, 503-823-7136

How do I become a member?
Members are appointed by the Bureau of Development Services Director. Please fill out the application and send to the staff contact listed above.

Agendas and Minutes

POPS Agendas and Minutes