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The City of Portland, Oregon

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2035 Comprehensive Plan

The 2035 Comprehensive Plan is built on a solid foundation: the Portland Plan, the Climate Action Plan and Portland’s 1980 Comprehensive Plan.

After a four-year update process, the new 2035 Comprehensive Plan was adopted on June 15, 2016. Portland’s Comprehensive Plan is a long-range plan that helps the City prepare for and manage expected population and employment growth, as well as plan for and coordinate major public investments. The package of Early Implementation projects includes changes to the Zoning Map, Zoning Code, and other documents to implement the new Comprehensive Plan. It was adopted by City Council on December 21, 2016.

With adoption, all phases of the Comprehensive Plan Update project are completed, and the entire plan is now with the state Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD). Pending DLCD review and acknowledgement, the new plan will take effect on May 24, 2018, at 1 p.m., replacing Portland’s first comprehensive plan that was adopted in 1980 and updated many times since.

2035 Comprehensive Plan Map Refinement Project

This project evaluates and amends the Comprehensive Plan Map and/or Zoning Map at specific sites for consistency with the recently adopted 2035 Comprehensive Plan.

2035 Comprehensive Plan Code Reconciliation Project

This project amends the Zoning Code and other City rules to ensure compatibility with the new 2035 Zoning Code amendments.

Comprehensive Plan Early Implementation Package – Adopted

Council-adopted Early Implementation projects that update/refine the Zoning Map and Zoning Code as well as other documents and programs as part of the update to Portland’s Comprehensive Plan.

Adopted 2035 Comprehensive Plan

City Council adopted the 2035 Comprehensive Plan on June 15, 2016. The plan will guide land use and transportation planning for Portland for the next 20 years.

Urban Design Framework

Compilation map from the Urban Design Direction document

Urban Design Direction

Illustration of how the city intends to grow


Important project news and announcements

Meetings and Events

Calendar of meetings and events for the Comprehensive Plan Update

Map App

Revised Map App offers user-friendly access to recommended changes by individual property.

Stay Informed

Learn how to get more information about the Comprehensive Plan Update process.