The designation of urban and rural reserves will assist the Metro Council and local communities in implementation of the 2040...
Land Use Planning Pages
The longstanding system for managing the Metro region’s Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) has been contentious and limits the factors used in determining which land is better suited to differing purposes.
The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area was created on November 17, 1986 when President Reagan signed into effect Public Law 99-663.
The reasons for designation of Reserves are included in the document below.
The Flood Insurance Rate Maps being revised show floodplain boundaries for the vicinity of the lower Columbia River and Sandy River in east Multnomah County. Appeal deadline closes 8/15/17.
Materials located on this page are from past Planning Commission proceedings.
The Multnomah County Planning Commission consists of nine volunteers appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for four-year terms.
Multnomah County is leading a regional effort to designate urban and rural reserves to accommodate future growth and protect valuable farmland, forest land and natural areas that define the character
Multnomah County's urban planning areas are the Interlachen Urban Plan Area and the Pleasant Valley Urban Plan Area.
Notice of Decision: Planning Director Determination for a Relative Farm Help Dwelling - appeal deadline June 9
Notice of Decision: National Scenic Area Site Review for Emergency Repair of Septic System and Replat - appeal deadline Jun 11
Opportunity to Comment: Significant Environmental Concern for Water Resources - due Jul 2
Opportunity to Comment: National Scenic Area Site Review for an addition to a single family residence in the GGR-5 zone - due Jul 3
Opportunity to Comment: Accessory Use Determination for shop in CFU-4 zone - due Jul 5
Agency Review: National Scenic Area Site Review for additional deck, bathroom and dormer - due Dec 16
Opportunity to Comment: Accessory Use Determination and Significant Environmental Concern for Habitat - due Jul 5
Notice of Decision: Property Line Adjustment - appeal deadline Jun 27
What we do, our mission and values, and how to contact us.
Notice of Decision: Community Service Conditional Use for a new microwave tower - appeal deadline Jul 3
The Multnomah County Comprehensive Plan is the county's land use mission statement.
Multnomah County updated its Comprehensive Plan in 2016. The Comprehensive Plan is a guide for future growth and development in rural areas of the county.
Documents related to Metro's nature park project in the West Hills.
Fee schedule effective July 1, 2016. Fees may be paid with cash, checks or credit card.
Notice of Decision: Property Line Adjustment in the commercial Forest Use zone - appeal deadline Jun 28