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1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201
CUSTOMER & COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION
August 23, 2019
Contact: Emily Sandy, Emily.Sandy@portlandoregon.gov, 503-823-7828
In 2016, in response to concern about large trees being removed in development situations in Portland neighborhoods, City Council adopted amendments to Title 11, Trees, to strengthen regulations pertaining to tree preservation, especially preservation of large sized trees, in development situations on private property, with a sunset date of December 31, 2019. The Bureau of Development Services is proposing to extend the sunset date of those amendments an additional 2 years until December 31, 2021. The proposal will be heard by both the Planning and Sustainability Commission and the Urban Forestry Commission who will make recommendations to City Council.
Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) Hearing
The Planning and Sustainability Commission will hear the proposal:
Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Room 2500 (2nd floor).
Check the PSC website for the confirmed agenda and hearing start time approximately 1 week prior to meeting.
Testimony on the proposal can be made to the Planning and Sustainability Commission in person at the hearing (limited to 2 minutes per person) or submitted in writing. To submit written testimony, mail comments to the Planning and Sustainability Commission at 1900 SW Fourth Avenue, Suite 7100, Portland, Oregon 97201; or email comments to PSC@PortlandOregon.gov. All written and email testimony must be received by the time of the hearing and must include your name and mailing address.
Urban Forestry Commission (UFC) Hearing
The Urban Forestry Commission will hear the proposal:
Thursday, October 17, 2019.
1221 SW 4th Avenue, City Hall, Lovejoy Room (2nd floor)
Check the UFC website for confirmed agenda approximately 1 week prior to meeting.
Testimony on the proposal can be made to the Urban Forestry Commission in person at the hearing or submitted in writing. To submit written testimony, mail comments to the Urban Forestry Commission, Portland Parks and Recreation, at 1900 SW Fourth Avenue, Suite 5000, Portland, Oregon 97201; or email comments to urbanforestrycommission@PortlandOregon.gov. Written testimony must be received by the time of the hearing and must include your name and address.
Summary of 2016 Amendments Proposed to be Extended to December 31, 2019.
The amendments adopted in 2016 and now proposed to sunset on December 31, 2019 are summarized as follows:
Again, the Bureau of Development Services is proposing to extend the sunset date of those amendments an additional 2 years until December 31, 2021. The staff proposal can be found here.
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