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Watch this video about how the process of creating a new address is going to be a lot easier. It’s one of the latest improvements in automation to come out of POPS.
Portland Online Permitting System (POPS) is a program that will move the City’s paper-based development review process to a more streamlined and efficient online digital system. When complete, it will make our services more accessible to the community and increase the efficiency of the permitting process.
The City’s Bureau of Development Services (BDS) and Bureau of Technology Services (BTS) are co-sponsors of this large and complex program. The POPS team finished a scoping phase in 2017, which established strong planning and governance structures, and recently started diving into the development and production phases.
The two largest software components that are being developed are:
While these major upgrades are underway, POPS is also making improvements to the permitting system overall. These include: