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After a four-year update process, the new 2035 Comprehensive Plan was adopted on June 15, 2016. Portland’s Comprehensive Plan is a long-range plan that helps the City prepare for and manage expected population and employment growth, as well as plan for and coordinate major public investments. The package of Early Implementation projects includes changes to the Zoning Map, Zoning Code, and other documents to implement the new Comprehensive Plan. It was adopted by City Council on December 21, 2016.
With adoption, all phases of the Comprehensive Plan Update project are completed, and the entire plan is now with the state Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD). Pending DLCD review and acknowledgement, the new plan will take effect on January 1, 2018, replacing Portland’s first comprehensive plan that was adopted in 1980 and updated many times since.
This project evaluates and amends the Comprehensive Plan Map and/or Zoning Map at specific sites for consistency with the recently adopted 2035 Comprehensive Plan.
Learn more about what will happen before the 2035 Comprehensive Plan takes effect
This project amends the Zoning Code and other City rules to ensure compatibility with the new 2035 Zoning Code amendments.
Council-adopted Early Implementation projects that update/refine the Zoning Map and Zoning Code as well as other documents and programs as part of the update to Portland’s Comprehensive Plan.
City Council adopted the 2035 Comprehensive Plan on June 15, 2016. The plan will guide land use and transportation planning for Portland for the next 20 years.
Compilation map from the Urban Design Direction document
Illustration of how the city intends to grow
Important project news and announcements
Calendar of meetings and events for the Comprehensive Plan Update
Revised Map App offers user-friendly access to recommended changes by individual property.
Portland's process for updating the Comprehensive Plan
Information about the Comprehensive Plan Update for foreign language speakers
Learn more about the Comprehensive Plan Update
Learn how to get more information about the Comprehensive Plan Update process.