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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 114, Portland, OR 97204

Get Involved with PIAC

Interested persons are encouraged to submit applications for consideration during future vacancies and/or to attend PIAC meetings which are open to the public.

Learn about how Portland is improving public involvement

From Neighborhood Association System to Participatory Democracy—Broadening and Deepening Public Involvement in Portland, Oregon

Learn about PI Best Practices

This section includes resources created by the City of Portland as well as external resources. Tools are aimed at assisting City of Portland public involvement staff in their work.

Learn about PI Statement Required on City Council Resolutions and Ordinances (FIPIS)

This webpage provides an overview and background information on the new Impact Statement, line-by-line instructions, answers to frequently asked questions, samples of complete Impact forms, and links to additional resources and support.

Read Portland's Adopted Public Involvement Principles

Adopted unanimously by City Council in August 2010 - these principles set out what the public can expect from city government. Seven principles are listed and each include indicators and outcomes.