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City Council may have adopted the 2035 Comprehensive Plan last week, but there’s still more work to be done to implement it. Next up is a Composite Zoning Map, which incorporates new zoning from several Early Implementation projects.
The Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) has held public hearings for all of the implementation projects making updates to the Zoning Map, including employment land, campus institutions, residential and open spaces, and mixed use zones. These projects were created to address the most urgent needs to implement Portland’s new long-range plan for growth and development.
New “Composite” Zoning Map
Now all of the Zoning Map updates have been combined into one “Composite” Zoning Map. You can view the new map by visiting the online Map App.
The PSC will invite testimony on the Composite Zoning Proposal at a public hearing on July 12, 2016.
Planning and Sustainability Commission Public Hearing
Composite Zoning Map
Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 4 p.m.
1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room C
The PSC also invites testimony on this proposal through July 12, 2016, in writing:
Note: All testimony to the PSC is considered public record, and testifiers' name, address and any other information included in the testimony will be posted on the website.
Following the PSC’s public hearing, the Commission will hold a work session on August 2, 2016, and recommend a new Zoning Map to City Council, which will hold additional hearings in the fall.
What’s the difference between the Comprehensive Plan Map and the Zoning Map?
The Comprehensive Plan Map depicts a long-term vision of how and where the city will grow and change over the next 20 years to accommodate anticipated population and job growth. The Zoning Map tells us how land can be used and what can be built on any given property today.
For more information, visit the project website: www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/compositezoning