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The City of Portland, Oregon

Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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  • BPS Vision With partners and the community, BPS is trying to change the world…one household, one street, one neighborhood, one district at a time.

  • Smart City PDX Learn how Portland is using data and technology to improve people’s lives.

  • Keep recycling, Portlanders! Portland’s curbside recycling has not changed, despite recent shifts in the international recycling market. Do your part by recycling right and follow the list.

  • Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund In the face of climate change and federal inaction, a new program offers a community-led vision, grounded in justice and equity, that builds citywide resilience and opportunity.

  • Portland’s 2035 Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Maps and Zoning Code pages are now available.

  • A new long-range plan for the Central City went into effect July 9, 2018 Central City 2035 envisions Portland’s urban core as a “center for innovation and exchange.”

  • A Better Way Forward: Portland’s Climate Action Portland’s climate action leaders talk about bold policy, benefits and the road ahead.

  • Safe, healthy, affordable places for all to live

  • 2035 Comprehensive Plan The City’s new long‐range plan will guide growth and development for the next 20 years.

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The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) takes action to shape the future of Portland and advance climate protection for a more prosperous, healthy, equitable and resilient city now and for future generations.

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  1. Oct 14

    Autumn means decaying leaves and sad, mushy pumpkins for compost bins

    Fallen leaves and rotting jack-o-lanterns belong in the green bin.

  2. Oct 10

    PSC News: October 22, 2019 Meeting Information and Documents

    Design Overlay Zone Amendments – Hearing

  3. Sep 30

    New methodology protocols affect carbon emissions data for Multnomah County

    Trends from 1990 to 2017 show that Portland must do more to reduce emissions over next decade.

  4. Sep 25

    MEDIA RELEASE: Portland City Council votes to appoint first five members of the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund Committee

    Inaugural members bring a wealth of experience in renewable energy, business and workforce development, urban food production and community outreach to meet the needs of communities of color and low-income households through climate action.

  5. Sep 25

    PSC News: October 8, 2019 Meeting Information and Documents

    Design Overlay Zone Amendments – Briefing; Transportation System Plan – Briefi