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Residential Infill Project Survey

Online survey available until January 12, 2016 to share your thoughts about new residential development.  Portland is growing and new homes are springing up throughout the city. So the City of Portland is taking a fresh look at the regulations controlling development in single-dwelling neighborhoods to ensure that new “infill” housing meets the needs of current and future residents. The Residential Infill Project will propose new and updated rules to address the scale and design of new houses and home additions, as well as determine where new houses on narrow lots would be allowed. The project will also explore alternative […]

Gas Tax

Momentum builds for Portland gas tax to fund street repair and traffic safety For almost thirty years, Portland’s streets have been deteriorating due to inadequate transportation funding. Every year, the problem gets worse because the longer you wait to repair a street, the more expensive it is to fix. Meanwhile, there are parts of the city where, because of dangerous intersections or gaps in sidewalks along busy streets, it is unsafe for children to walk to school and for seniors to walk to bus stops. Over the past month, however, momentum has been building for a new funding source for […]