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The City of Portland, Oregon

Planning and Sustainability

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1810 SW 5th Ave, Suite 710, Portland, OR 97201


  • New! Interactive zoning app Explore zoning in an interactive map application. Search by address, read informative zone summaries, connect with the zoning code, and more.

  • Central City 2035 Creating plans to preserve neighborhood character while revitalizing the central city’s most distinctive places

2035 Comprehensive Plan

Portland's long-range plan to guide development, investment and decision-making in the City.

Historic Resources Code Project

Zoning code project that will develop new tools to guide the future of Portland’s historic places.

Historic Resources and Preservation

Designation and protection of Portland’s significant historic places

Powell-Division Transit and Development Project

The Powell-Division Transit and Development Project (Powell-Division) is intended to bring new regional transit and supporting development to Southeast Portland, East Portland and Gresham in five to seven years.

Central City 2035

Portland's long-term plan to guide development and decision-making in the Central City.


Citywide adopted plans, business associations, Comp Plan designation, FAR and maximum heights, historic resources, neighborhood associations, zoning map, annexations, and urban service boundary maps, more…

Neighborhood Contact Code Update Project

This project will amend the Neighborhood Contact requirement in the Zoning Code (33.700.025).

Expanding Opportunities for Affordable Housing

A project (funded by a grant from Metro) to help faith communities create affordable housing options on their properties.

SW Corridor Inclusive Communities Project

An ongoing multi-year effort to ensure that investments in a new light rail line in SW also result in housing and jobs for people of all ages, origins, incomes and abilities.

District Liaison Program

Working with community partners to help neighborhoods and commercial areas flourish as great places to live, work, shop, learn, gather and play

Portland Off-road Cycling Master Plan

A citywide plan for a system of off-road cycling trails and facilities in Portland

Community Involvement Committee

The CIC reviews and advises the way that City of Portland staff engage with the public in land use and transportation planning efforts.

The 82nd Ave Study: Understanding Barriers to Development

A City of Portland-led project that aims to better understand the barriers to development in the corridor.

History of Racist Planning in Portland

How historical racist land use planning contributed to racial segregation and inequity for people of color in Portland


What is BPS doing to improve housing options in Portland? Here’s a summary of projects that address the housing shortage, housing affordability, and gentrification and displacement.

Montgomery Park to Hollywood Transit and Land Use Development Study (MP2H)

Exploring future potential transit service between Montgomery Park in NW Portland and the Hollywood Town Center, and opportunities for housing and jobs in the corridor.

West Portland Town Center Plan

One of several efforts under the SW Corridor Inclusive Communities Project.

Environmental Overlay Zone Map Correction Project

The purpose of the Environmental Overlay Zone Map Correction Project is to synchronize the location of the overlay zones with the location of existing natural resources identified in the Natural Resources Inventory.

Fossil Fuel Terminal Zoning Amendments

The project would help implement new policy direction for fossil fuel distribution and storage facilities through changes to the Zoning Code

SW Corridor Equitable Housing Strategy

The Portland and Tigard Equitable Housing Strategy is intended to bring more housing choice and opportunity to the SW corridor in anticipation of future light rail service.

Bicycle Parking Code Update

Updating the requirements for adequate, secure and convenient short-term and long-term bicycle parking in new development.

The Portland Plan

An inclusive, citywide effort to guide the physical, economic, social, cultural and environmental development of Portland over the next 30 years