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Planning

  • Portland Plan Progress Report just released Four years after adoption, Portland has made significant progress toward becoming a more equitable, prosperous, educated and healthy city, but there’s still much to do.

Central City 2035

Portland's long-term plan to guide development and decision-making in the Central City.

Environmental Planning

Protecting and enhancing Portland's environment for today and future generations

Regulatory Improvement Program

The Regulatory Improvement program seeks to continuously enhance the City's development codes and processes

District Liaison Program

Working with community partners to help neighborhoods and commercial areas flourish as great places to live, work, shop, learn, gather and play

SW Corridor Equitable Housing Strategy

The Portland and Tigard Equitable Housing Strategy is intended to bring more housing choice and opportunity to the SW corridor in anticipation of future light rail service.

Housing

What is BPS doing to improve housing options in Portland? Here’s a summary of projects that address the housing shortage, housing affordability, and gentrification and displacement.

Economic Development Planning

Supporting prosperity through long-range planning and economic research

Multnomah County Central Courthouse Project

This project will amend the maximum height limit on Block 8, Portland, to accommodate a new County Central Courthouse.

Powell-Division Transit and Development Project

The Powell-Division Transit and Development Project (Powell-Division) is intended to bring new regional transit and supporting development to Southeast Portland, East Portland and Gresham in five to seven years.

Mass Shelter and Housing Zoning Code Update

Project to provide more land use flexibility in the siting of mass shelters, short-term and affordable housing.

Brooklyn Station Areas

The Brooklyn Station Area project is providing detailed planning for the Rhine and Holgate station areas on the new Portland-Milwaukie light rail line. This process builds on the work completed through the Inner SE Station Areas process.

The Portland Plan

An inclusive, citywide effort to guide the physical, economic, social, cultural and environmental development of Portland over the next 30 years