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The City of Portland, Oregon

Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

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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.

  • Smart City PDX Learn how Portland is using data and technology to improve people’s lives.

  • Reduce, reuse, recycle! Learn more about Portland’s curbside collection and do your part to reduce waste and recycle right.

  • Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund In the face of climate change and federal inaction, a new program offers a community-led vision, grounded in justice and equity, that builds citywide resilience and opportunity.

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

  • 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. Jan 8

    Make a difference in the new year and learn how to recycle right

    Use Recycle or Not to help answer your questions.

  2. Jan 6

    City Council Adoption of Fossil Fuel Terminal Zoning Amendments

    The ordinance was adopted and went into effect on December 18, 2019.

  3. Jan 6

    A decade of sustainable improvements for garbage and recycling in Portland

    Collection changes and community action help reduce waste and increase materials recovery.

  4. Dec 19

    Developing a facial recognition policy in Portland

    Smart City PDX is coordinating the development of draft policies addressing the use of public and private facial recognition technologies for future consideration by Portland City Council.

  5. Dec 19

    What is facial recognition and why is the City of Portland trying to regulate it?

    The City of Portland is considering policies to regulate surveillance technologies in 2020. This post describes facial recognition and why city governments are considering regulation.


  • RT @BDSPortland: In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day the Bureau of Development Services will be closed on Monday 1/20. Art by Ken Rumbau… 1 hour ago
  • RT @oregonmetro: Metro believes we can all arrive green. We pledge to promote safe, affordable, and accessible clean transportation for eve… 2 hours ago
  • RT @tedwheeler: Testimonies are loud and clear tonight: we need to act urgently on the Residential Infill Project. It’s more than a zonin… 21 hours ago
  • RT @PDXCleanEnergy: Formerly redlined neighborhoods in the US are much hotter than other neighborhoods--and nowhere is this discrepancy big… 1 day ago
  • RT @PDXCleanEnergy: hat tip to @Depave who posted about this article recently on Instagram. CC: @PortlandBPS 1 day ago