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: Geologic Hazards and Significant Environmental Concern for Habitat - appeal deadline Jan 29
Notice of Decision: Significant Environmental Concern and Forest Development Standards - appeal deadline Jan 27
Notice of Decision: Lot of Record Verification - appeal deadline Jan 30
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
Notice of Decision: National Scenic Area Site Review for a replacement dwelling and new septic system -- appeal deadline Jan 27
Opportunity to Comment: Property Line Adjustment - due Jan 31
Opportunity to Comment: Lot of Record Verification - due Jan 24
Notice of Decision: National Scenic Area Site Review for ground mounted photovoltaic system - appeal deadline Jan 31
Opportunity to Comment: Lot of Record Verification - due Jan 29
Agency Review: National Scenic Area Site Review for additional deck, bathroom and dormer - due Dec 16
Opportunity to Comment: National Scenic Area Emergency Event Site Review for failing septic system - due Jun 19
Opportunity to Comment: Type B Home Occupation Renewal - due Feb 4
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Collection of documents for the Zoning Code Consolidation project.