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Adjacent property owners are responsible for building new or improving existing residential streets; most typically through a Local Improvement District (LID).
Streets that meet the following minimum criteria may qualify for alternative street design options:
Zoned for single family residential development (R5-R7)
Classified as a “Local Street” for all modes in the Transportation System Plan (TSP)
Not in a “Pedestrian District” (classification in the TSP)
Currently not paved
To learn if your street qualifies for one of these options, contact Barbara Plummer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-823-4584. If you are interested in pursuing an LID or have questions about the LID process, contact Andrew Aebi at Andrew.email@example.com or 503-823-5648.
In most case, the City does not maintain unimproved or gravel streets and adjacent proprty owners are responsible for maintenance. Here are some options for maintaining or improving your street.