Land Use & Transportation
Land Use & Transportation are at the heart of how our community is shaped. Come join us at our meetings to help dive deeper and shape what our local response is to current projects and actions.
Land Use Meetings are 6-7 pm, right before the RNA’s monthly meetings at Waverly Church, the 2nd Monday of the month
This site is actively maintained by the city and is the hub for almost any question you might have about properties, zonings, future planning, etc. Make sure to look through the Portland Maps Gallery for some of the best maps any city in the US provides about itself. Here's some of my favorites:
This site is not maintained by the city, but they do attempt to follow the latest news to keep up to date on upcoming projects and such.
BPS's Planning Site
Current city-wide projects that might impact Richmond
Residential Infill Project - Single-Dwelling-Zoned Properties
Better Housing by Design - Multi-Dwelling-Zoned Properties
Mixed-Use Zones Project - Commercially Zoned Properties
Not just the size of the building, but how it effects people and improves neighborhoods
2035 Comprehensive Plan -
Long-range plan that helps the City prepare for and manage expected population and employment growth
Historic Resources Code Project -
How the City of Portland identifies, designates and protects historic resources
Ladd-Harrison-Lincoln Greenway Project
Reduce cut-through car traffic, address high speeds, and create a low stress environment for people walking and biking on SE Ladd/Harrison/Lincoln between SE Clay and SE 60th
Clinton Greenway Project
Completed in 2016
Division Transit Project
Improve travel between Downtown Portland, Southeast and East Portland and Gresham with easier, faster and more reliable bus service.