Leah Fisher

Saying Goodbye to Marty Stockton, our Southeast District Liaison 

As of July 1st we say good-buy, and a giant THANK YOU to our local Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Southeast District Liaison, Marty Stockton! Starting in 2006 as a planner for the City of Portland at the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) and then in 2009 at BPS, she built relationships with community members all over the city before finally settling into her role in Southeast. As the Southeast District Liaison for the… Read More »Saying Goodbye to Marty Stockton, our Southeast District Liaison 

Single-Family Zones Learning & Discussion Series

RSVPs appreciated, not required, RSVP Here.  June 2019 Session 1: Exploring the Past Meeting Summary: The June Land Use and Transportation Committee (LUTC) meeting was packed! Thank you to all our attendees.  Allen Lazo from the Fair Housing Council of Oregon did a fabulous job of summarizing how the evolution of single-family zoning unfolded from the 1920’s to now, and how it’s contributed (along with a number of other policies and practices) to… Read More »Single-Family Zones Learning & Discussion Series

ABC + Ds of Land Use: In-person training

ABC + Ds of Land Use: In-person training Overview: This 2-part training is hosted by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, the Bureau of Development Services, and SE Uplift. Volunteers from all coalition areas are welcome to attend. RSVP: here What’s the purpose? The ABC+Ds of Land Use Training is designed to help new Land Use and Transportation Representatives as well as other local land use advocates better understand existing city… Read More »ABC + Ds of Land Use: In-person training

Residential Infill Project: Update from Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

What is this project about? In response to community concerns about demolitions and the scale of new homes, as well as the supply of housing in Portland, the Residential Infill Project is exploring ways to adapt Portland’s single-dwelling zoning rules to meet the needs of current and future generations. The project addresses three topic areas: scale of houses, housing choice, and narrow lot development. For more information visit the project… Read More »Residential Infill Project: Update from Bureau of Planning and Sustainability