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The Central City 2035 Plan is now in effect!

The Bureau of Development Services is now accepting development applications subject to the new zoning and code.

It’s official! Portland has a new long-range plan for the Central City

The CC2035 Plan establishes a new generation of goals and tools to ensure the city center becomes an even more thriving economic, cultural, educational and recreational hub for the region over the next 20+ years.

New long-range land use and development plan for the heart of the city poised for adoption

What does the Central City 2035 Plan promise for Portlanders and the region?

City Council begins voting on new plan for growth and development in the Central City

On May 24, Commissioners approved changes and technical amendments to the CC2035 Revised Recommended Draft; considered new amendments.

City Council poised to adopt Central City 2035

Council to consider a few final amendments and prepare for final adoption

City Council completes amendments to Central City 2035 Plan

Commissioners finalize decisions on dozens of amendments to the Plan; prepare to vote to adopt the new long-range plan for the city center.

Central City 2035 Update: Recap of April 4 work session and votes on amendments

City Council votes to increase height on Block 33 in New Chinatown/Japantown and holds hearing on additional minor amendments

City Council to consider existing and new amendments to CC2035 Plan on March 22, 2018

With decisions on these amendments, the Plan will move to a final vote on May 24.

Deadline for written testimony on the CC2035 Plan extended to Monday, January 22 at noon

Community members encouraged to send their testimony via email or deliver in person to the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

City Council finalizes CC2035 amendments to consider at its January 18, 2018, hearing

Final amendments report to be published by Jan. 5, 2018.

CC2035 Update: 10/18 Council meeting recap and preview of 11/29 work session

Summary of deliberations and agenda for Council discussions re: new long-range plan for the Central City

City Council begins hearing testimony on Recommended CC2035 Plan

Hearing continued to allow more people time to testify.

City Council to hold public hearings on long range plan for the Central City

Public invited to testify on the Central City 2035 Plan on September 7 and 14.

CC2035 testimony now visible via online “Testimony Reader”

New online tool allows community members to see testimony on searchable platform.

Portland’s Central City about to get a new plan

City Council to consider comments on CC2035; testify in person, in writing or via the interactive Map App.

The Top 10 things to know about the CC2035 Plan

New long-range plan for Portland’s urban core has something for everyone — even the birds and the trees.

New long-range plan for the Central City on its way to City Council

After considering public testimony during multiple work sessions, the Planning and Sustainability Commission votes to recommend plan for the future of Portland's urban core

Central City 2035 Update: Recap of April 11 work session and preview of final PSC Work Session on CC2035 Plan

The Planning and Sustainability Commission prepares for final vote on the Central City 2035 Plan on May 23.

Central City 2035 Update: Preview of Final PSC Work Session on CC2035 Plan

The next and last Planning and Sustainability Commission work session is scheduled for April 11

CC2035 Work Session Recap: March 14 Planning and Sustainability Commission discussion

The PSC reviews final issues about the bonus and transfer system

Central City 2035 Update: Recap of February 28 PSC work session; preview of March 14 work session

Only a couple more work sessions to go before the Planning and Sustainability Commission votes to recommend the CC2035 Plan to City Council.

CC2035 Work Session Recap: February 14, 2017, Planning and Sustainability Commission discussion

Commissioners covered FAR bonuses, bicycle parking, family housing and the view of Vista Bridge.

CC2035 Work Session Recap: Summary of January 24, 2017, Planning and Sustainability Commission discussion

Commissioners covered bird-safe design standards, eco roofs and a cost analysis of new and/or updated regulations for future development

Planning and Sustainability Commission Recommends Refinements to Proposed Central City 2035 Plan

From active streets to zoning designations, thoughtful discussions lead to preliminary decisions that will shape the Central City’s future.

Central City 2035 Update: Preview of January 10 PSC Work Session on the Central City 2035 Plan

Commissioners to discuss street classifications and transportation projects; green building regulations; zoning and FAR requests; and Willamette River and environment amendments

Planning and Sustainability Commission discusses building height, parking code and Willamette River

Commissioners consider and make recommendations at work session for Central City 2035 Plan

Parking and Willamette River subject of upcoming Planning and Sustainability Commission work session on Central City 2035 Plan

Commissioners will also continue their discussion of building height on November 16 at 4 p.m.

Building height in historic districts and view corridors the focus of Planning and Sustainability Commission work session on the Central City 2035 Plan

Read a summary of the September 27 PSC discussion; then review agenda for next work session about height in other areas of the Central City, parking and the Willamette River

Planning and Sustainability Commission to hold work sessions on Central City 2035 Proposed Draft, before voting to recommend plan to City Council

Commissioners to discuss topics such as building height, parking, the river, affordable housing bonuses and more

Planning and Sustainability Commission completes public hearings on CC2035

More than 750 Portlanders gave testimony on the new long-range plan for Portland’s urban core; PSC will delve into the details at upcoming series of work sessions

Testimony on the Central City 2035 Plan Proposed Draft extended to Thursday, August 11 at 5 p.m.

Portlanders can submit written testimony on the new plan via the online Map App and email

REMINDER: Central City 2035 Plan PSC public hearings continue on Tuesday, August 9 at 5:30 p.m.

Review the recap of July 26 Planning and Sustainability Commission hearing on the CC2035 Plan, then present your testimony on the new long range plan for Portland’s urban core in person or in writing.

REMINDER: Public hearings on new plan for the Central City start on July 26

Portlanders invited to testify on the Central City 2035 Plan to the Planning and Sustainability Commission in person or in writing

Portland’s Central City gets a new long range land use plan to guide growth and development; enhance environment

Public invited to read and testify on the Proposed Draft of the Central City 2035 Plan; Planning and Sustainability Commission to hold public hearings

Central City 2035 Proposed Draft to be released on June 20 for public review

Planning and Sustainability Commission to hold public hearings in July and August

Portlanders get familiar with the draft Central City 2035 Plan at open houses and drop-in hours

Community members learn about bike improvements, the Green Loop, new height limits, parking, the river and more

The Central City 2035 Plan Discussion Draft is released, revealing a fresh vision for the heart of the city just in time for Valentine’s Day

This new long-range plan for Portland’s urban core includes goals, policies, maps and code to ensure a prosperous, healthy, equitable and resilient Central City for all.

Now through May 31, the public is invited to comment on an inventory of some of Portland’s favorite vistas of the Central City

Take a look at Portland’s iconic views and viewpoints in the updated Central City Scenic Resources Inventory; then tell the City what you think

View New Ideas for Improving and Activating the Willamette River’s Central Reach

Urban Design Concept captures the work of planners and the community to make the river in the Central City a healthier, livelier place for all Portlanders

Central Reach Workshop Summary now available

Report captures ideas from Willamette River Central Reach public workshop

River Planners and Advocates Come Together Around the Central Reach

Participants discussed how to ensure a robust river economy, environmentally healthy river and vibrant waterfront districts along the Willamette River in the Central City.

You’re Invited: Willamette River Central Reach Workshop

Community discussions on commercial boating, recreation, transportation, river health and riverfront districts on, in and around the Willamette River in the Central City

CC2035 Concept Plan approved by City Council

The Central City 2035 Concept Plan was unanimously approved by City Council on 10/24/12

I-5 Eastbank Freeway Tunnel Alternative Concept Diagram

The I-5 Eastbank Concept Diagram is heading to City Council today

CC2035 Concept Plan Endorsed by Planning and Sustainability Commission

The Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission recommended approval of the Central City 2035 Concept Plan on 9/25/12

CC2035 Concept Plan heading to Planning and Sustainability Commission

The Public Review Draft of the Central City 2035 Concept Plan will be presented to the Planning and Sustainability Commission on September 11.

The Draft Central City 2035 Concept Plan is now available!

BPS Releases Draft CC2035 Concept Plan

CC2035 Steering Committee Endorses Policies and Concepts

A recap of the final meeting of the CC2035 Steeering Committee on July 10

CC2035 Gives Thumbs Up to Policy Framework and Urban Design Concept

At their seventh meeting the CC2035 Steering Committee discussed policies and the urban design concept.

CC2035 Steering Committee Revises Housing, River, and Green Goals

The Central City 2035 Steering Committee discussed three areas of the policy framework in its sixth meeting on 5/17/12

CC2035 Steering Committee to Discuss Urban Design Concept

The Central City 2035 Steering Committee will discuss the urban design concept on June 12.

CC2035 Steering Committee - Revising Goals and Policies

The Central City 2035 Steering Committee will revise goals and policies of the draft concept plan on April 26.

CC2035 Steering Committee Visualizes the Concept Plan

The Central City 2035 Steering Committee viewed a graphic representation of the Concept Plan on April 5th.

CC2035 Steering Committee to Review Concept Plan Storyboards

The Central City 2035 Steering Committee will review sections of the draft concept plan and accompanying storyboards on April 5.

CC2035 Steering Committee Reviews Goal 1 of Policy Framework

During their fourth meeting on March 8, the Central City 2035 Steering Committee discussed goals.

CC2035 Steering Committee to Address Regional Center, Housing and Neighborhoods

The Central City 2035 Steering Committee will discuss goals of the draft concept plan on March 8.

Overview of the February SAC Meeting

February SAC meeting recap

Central City as a Center for Innovation and Exchange

The Central City 2035 Steering Committee discussed the role of the Central City in its third meeting on February 9.

CC2035 Steering Committee to Discuss Themes

CC2035 Steering Committee will hold its third meeting on February 9.

What Makes Portland's Central City Unique?

The CC2035 Steering Committee considered unique characteristics of the Central City at its second meeting.

CC2035 Steering Committee considers "What works in the proposed policy framework?"

The CC2035 Steering Committee will be discussing the proposed policy framework at their second meeting on December 1st.

CC2035 Steering Committee will guide direction

The CC2035 Steering Committee will start meeting November 10th and help guide policies for the direction of the Central City.

Central City Natural Resources Inventory Available

The public review draft of the Central City Natural Resources Inventory is now available on the CC2035 website.

Past, Present, and Future for Historic Resources

The Historic Resources symposiums for CC2035 explore key issues for preservation and planning.

The Once and Future Central City

The first symposium on Historic Resources in the Central City covers diverse topics.

Planning Creatively for the next 25 Years

The second symposium on Civic and Cultural Life covers four topics to move forward.

Public Safety Symposium Shakes Up Conversation

The CC2035 Symposium on Public Safety focused on tough issues and future planning

Transportation Charrette Traffics in Good Ideas From Public

Recent news from the NNE Quadrant Project!

Symposium Explores Civic and Cultural Life

CC2035 Civic and Cultural Life Symposiums are moving forward with good discussions for Portland's Central City.

Safety In Portland's Central City

The CC2035 Public Safety Symposium will explore broad safety issues for the next 25 years.

CC2035 Events - Civic and Cultural Life Symposium #1

The CC2035 Symposium Series continues with a look at Civic and Cultural Life in the Central City.

Central City 2035 Events – Symposium Series Update

Check out information about previous and upcoming symposiums in the Central City 2035 Symposium Series.

CC2035 Events - Willamette River Sympsosium #2

The Central City 2035 Symposium Series continues with the second event focused on the Willamette River.

Updated - CC2035 Events: Your chance to learn, contribute

Upcoming opportunities provide you with a chance to learn about issues in Portland's Central City and offer feedback on the current state of plans for its future.

11/15 Open House Comments - A Summary

A summary of comments from the Open House on 11/15, co-hosted by the N/NE Quadrant Project team and the Portland Development Commission

Lloyd Subdistrict: Video Tour

Take a virtual walking tour of the Lloyd Subdistrict.

Recap: Housing and Community Development Symposiums

A recap of the first two Symposiums in the CC2035 Symposium Series: Housing and Community Development 1 and 2

CC2035 Advisory Group Meeting, Tuesday, December 7

The CC2035 Advisory Group will meet on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 4 p.m.

Land Use and Transportation Subcommittees First Meetings

The N/NE Quadrant Project's Stakeholder Advisory Committee's Land Use and Transportation Subcommittees will hold their first meetings next week.

Recap: November 15 Joint Open House

An overview of the November 15 Joint Open House, which featured the draft Rose Quarter District Plan and the N/NE Quadrant and I-5 Broadway/Weidler Plans

CC2035 Symposium: Housing 2 This Friday

Join the CC2035 team for the 2nd Housing and Community Development Symposium

Announcing: Central City 2035 Symposium Series

CC2035 addresses challenges and brainstorms solutions in the upcoming Symposium Series

Central City 2035 Kicks Off With Public Open House

On October 12th, CC2035 team will host an open house for the project