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Planning and Sustainability Commission votes 5 - 4 to recommend new rules for more units and smaller buildings in Portland's neighborhoods.
Project staff to brief the Planning and Sustainability Commission on Revised Proposed Draft on February 12; vote to recommend to City Council in March.
Planning and Sustainability Commission learns about the impact of their revisions to staff's proposal; more units, lower rents.
Staff studying and implementing changes requested by the Planning and Sustainability Commission; new meetings set.
Commissioners felt the initial proposals didn’t go far enough to address the housing shortage in Portland.
Planning and Sustainability Commission is continuing its discussion of proposed new rules for residential development.
Planning and Sustainability Commission will consider public testimony as they contemplate revisions to the Proposed Draft; watch Commissioners deliberate on BPS YouTube channel.
The PSC hears more than six hours of testimony on May 8 and 15. Nearly 140 people testified on proposed rules for new construction in Portland’s residential neighborhoods.
Tips for testifying to the Planning and Sustainability Commission
Holly Huntley, owner of environs, has built 17 ADUs in Portland … so far! And more on the way.
Here’s what it means and what you can do.
Read about new proposals that will govern how our residential neighborhoods grow and evolve; then testify online or in person to the Planning and Sustainability Commission.
More than 700 individuals and 46 organizations submitted comments on proposed code and map changes for single-dwelling neighborhoods.
Comments on code and map changes will be summarized in a report to be posted in January 2018.
Public comment period for the Discussion Draft extended to Thursday, November 30
Learn more about the Residential Infill Project Discussion Draft at a kick-off meeting on October 10 and/or drop-in hours near you.
Residential Infill Project to release discussion draft of preliminary code and map amendments in September
Project staff are developing draft code and map amendments for community review in the fall.
RIP team will begin transforming the adopted Concept Report into specific code and mapping changes.
Next phase of the Residential Infill Project is honing the direction from the adopted Concept Report into specific code and mapping changes needed to implement the concepts.
Staff to begin drafting code and map changes in early 2017
Nearly 120 people testified in person to City Council about proposals that could reduce the scale of new and remodeled houses and help create more housing choices in Portland
City Council to hear testimony on new regulations that could reduce the scale of new and remodeled houses and help create more housing choices in Portland.
Proposals will reduce the scale of houses and help create more housing choices in Portland's single-dwelling neighborhoods
See what Portlanders said about the RIP draft proposals and learn about next steps for the project as it makes its way to City Council
Council to review recommendations for new regulations shaped by community input
Share your feedback on proposals that address the scale of houses, housing types and historically narrow lots in residential neighborhoods
Online open house and questionnaire offer community members another way to learn about the project and give feedback on proposals that address the scale of new houses, housing options and historically narrow lots.
In addition to open houses, an online open house and questionnaire will offer community members another chance to learn about the project and give staff feedback
Concept would create more housing choices for people of all ages, incomes and abilities; City Council holding hearings on related amendments to Comprehensive Plan Update.
Over 7,000 people shared how they felt about new residential development in single-dwelling neighborhoods; read the highlights of what people said.
At a follow-up open house, community members learned more about the project, asked questions and shared concerns.
The Residential Infill Stakeholder Advisory Committee will spend Thursday, January 21st discussing regulatory options for future residential development in single-dwelling zones. At the conclusion of this work session, the public is invited to an open house to learn more about the project.
Share your views with City planners working on the Residential Infill Project to help identify community priorities.
SAC meetings, informational sessions and neighborhood walks catalyze discussion of potential code updates to create more effective regulations in Portland’s single-dwelling neighborhoods.
First SAC meeting signals formal launch of the code update project to address infill development in single-dwelling neighborhoods.
The 25-person committee includes Portlanders involved in design, construction and the sale of single-dwelling homes as well as people interested in how residential infill affects or contributes to neighborhoods and the city as a whole.
Portlanders encouraged to participate in project that will focus on new development in single-family zoned neighborhoods.
Portlanders sought to represent their communities and neighborhoods to advise City staff on new development standards in single-dwelling residential areas.