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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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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. Dec 10

    Calling all faith organizations! Seeking proposals for affordable housing on your surplus property

    A pilot program to explore opportunties for churches, synagogues and other faith communities to develop affordable units on their property is seeking proposals by January 18, 2019.

  2. Dec 10

    Portland’s Buttes and Terraces in NE Portland Reviewed for Environmental Protections

    Residents living near Rocky Butte, Sullivan’s Gulch, Pier Park, Mocks Crest, Waud Bluff or other northeastern buttes and terraces are invited to review draft remapped environmental overlay zones and attend neighborhood meetings in December and January.

  3. Dec 7

    Johnson Creek and Outer Southeast Portland: Updated Environmental Overlay Zone Map ready for review

    Second draft map of corrected ezones for the Johnson Creek watershed and outer Southeast Portland are ready for community/neighborhood review.

  4. Dec 5

    Community conversations about reducing single-use plastics lead to unanimous vote on new ordinance

    Portland City Council passes ordinance to cut back on single-use plastic serviceware while Portlanders who rely on items for healthcare situations can still obtain what they need.

  5. Nov 29

    PSC News: December 11, 2018 Meeting Information and Documents

    Better Housing by Design — work session; Residential Infill Project — work session

Wanted: Dynamic new director for the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.

Wanted: Dynamic new director for the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.

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