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Portlanders invited to testify on new rules meant to improve the design of buildings, public spaces and more; Design Overlay Zone Amendments (DOZA) Project heads to Planning and Sustainability and Design commissions.
Movies help people envision how new design standards and guidelines will make larger buildings more attractive and people friendly; deadline for comments on Discussion Draft extended to May 1.
The Design Overlay Zone Amendments (DOZA) project will hold an open house on April 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. as part Design Week Portland. Portlanders are invited to comment on the DOZA Discussion Draft (in person or writing) until April 19, 2019.
The Discussion Draft for the Design Overlay Zone Amendments (DOZA) project is out and ready for review through April 12, 2019.
The Design Overlay Zone Amendments (DOZA) Process and DOZA Tools projects will be combined into a single package for easier public review and comment.
The Design Overlay Zone Amendments Package (DOZA) aims to improve design review in Portland; the DOZA Tools Concept Report follows the release of DOZA Process Discussion Draft.
Portlanders are invited to learn more about proposed improvements to the Design Review process at an open house May 9; initial concepts for new tools to implement Design Review released on May 7.
Portlanders invited to give feedback on the Design Overlay Zone Amendments (DOZA) Process Discussion Draft through June 1.
The Design Overlay Zone Amendments (DOZA) Process and Tools projects are gearing up for public feedback.
City kicks off projects to implement recommendations for improving the design overlay zone
DOZA consultant’s recommendations for streamlining process will guide the Bureaus of Planning and Sustainability and Development Services to create more housing quickly while ensuring quality buildings.
Project consultant’s recommendations aimed at improving the design overlay (d-overlay) zone, including the design review process and review criteria.
Consultant team’s Draft Recommendations for the Design Overlay Zone Assessment Project (DOZA) featured at upcoming open house.
Consultant’s research affirms community support for thoughtful building design but says d-overlay system needs improvement
Staff and consultant research reports now available online, including best practices from other cities
Online questionnaire allows public to give feedback on design review for new buildings in the design overlay.
Walker Macy will lead the consultant team for conducting an independent and comprehensive assessment of the City of Portland’s design overlay zone.