1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201
Upcoming City Council Hearing:
City Council will continue to hear testimony on proposed amendments to Title 11, Trees, regarding tree preservation in development situations on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 2:00 p.m. Time Certain, Council Chambers at City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Avenue.
Due to recent public concern about large trees being removed in development situations in Portland neighborhoods, amendments to Title 11, Trees, are proposed to strengthen regulations pertaining to tree preservation, especially preservation of large sized trees, in development situations. The proposed amendments aim to:
On March 3, 2016 City Council heard a proposal for amendments known as the Fritz/Saltzman proposal. On that date, that proposal was passed to second reading with the following amendments:
Testimony can be made in person at the hearing, or may be submitted in writing. Email written testimony to the Council Clerk at CCTestimony@portlandoregon.gov or send to 1221 SW Fourth Avenue, Room 130, Portland, Oregon 97204. Written testimony must be received by the time of the hearing and must include your name and address.
Questions may be directed to Emily Sandy at the Bureau of Development Services, Emily.Sandy@portlandoregon.gov, (503) 823-7828.