1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201
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 seventeen 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.
|DRAC Member||Term||Term Ends||Position Filled||Affiliation|
|Jeff Bachrach||1st||9/13/19||Planning & Sustainabilty Commission||Bachrach Law, P.C.|
|Claire Carder||1st||10/11/17||Neighborhood Coalition Land Use Committees||Neighborhood Coalitions|
|Hermann Colas||2nd||2/22/18||Minority Construction Contractors & Development Professionals||Colas Construction, Inc.|
|Maxine Fitzpatrick||1st||2/11/18||Low-Income Housing Developers||PCRI, Inc.|
|Michael Harrison||1st||12/16/18||Major Facilities Landowners||OHSU|
|David Humber||2nd||6/28/17||Public Works Permit Customers||Humber Design Group Inc.|
|Rob Humphrey **||2nd||3/19/18||Small Businesses||Faster Permits|
|Maryhelen Kincaid *||2nd||3/19/18||Citywide Neighborhood Interests||Citywide Land Use Interests|
|Christopher Kopca||2nd||1/29/19||Historic Preservation||Downtown Development Group LLC|
|Dana Krawczuk||2nd||6/28/17||Frequent Development Review Customers||Perkins Coie LLP|
|Jennifer Marsicek||1st||3/18/18||Design Professionals||Scott Edwards Architecture|
|Kirk Olsen||2nd||1/18/18||Large Developers||Trammell Crow Company|
|Mitch Powell||1st||12/16/18||Home Remodelers||The Powell Group|
|Joe Schneider||2nd||4/16/18||Large Construction Contractors||Skanska|
|Justin Wood||1st||4/14/18||Home Builders||Fish Construction NW Inc.|
|Vacant||Environmental Conservation & Green Building|
|* DRAC Chair
** DRAC Vice Chair
|Staff Contact to Committee: Mark Fetters, 503-823-1028|
Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. at 1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, Room 2500 B. Parking is available below the building.
Members are appointed by the City Commissioner in charge, and confirmed by the City Council.
General information about the DRAC committee
DRAC work plan, code change list, green building policies, etc.
DRAC meeting agendas, minutes and handouts
The DRAC Demolition Subcommittee and Task Force was formed to address issues regarding residential demolitions in the City.
As the economy has rebounded, the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) has implemented innovative ways to address the resulting workload demands.
SDC Report, Impact Assessment Report & Game, Green Building Report and etc.