City Council finished hearing public testimony on the Better Housing by Design Recommended Draft on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.Read More…
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The Better Housing by Design Proposed Draft has been available for public review since May 11. It includes new rules to guide how new apartments and other larger residential buildings are built.
Major topics addressed by the project include:
Now the Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) will hold a public hearing on the Proposed Draft. This is your chance to tell the Commission what you like and think could be improved about the proposed zoning changes for higher density housing development.
On Tuesday, June 12, starting at 5 p.m., the PSC will hear testimony from community members about the Better Housing by Design Proposed Draft. The Commission is committed to effective public involvement and is looking forward to hearing from you. Here’s everything you need to know about how to testify in person at the hearing:
Written testimony may be submitted through the Map App by June 25 at 5 p.m. Letters can be sent to:
Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission
Better Housing Testimony
1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100
Portland, OR 97201
Better Housing by Design Proposed Draft documents:
The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is committed to providing meaningful access. For accommodations, modifications, translation, interpretation or other services, please call 503-823-7700 or use City TTY 503-823-6868, or Oregon Relay Service 711. 503-823-7700.