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As neighborhood Land Use Chair, you serve as a vital link between your neighborhood, the City of Portland and development occurring in your neighborhood. In this packet, you will find a description of your role and some useful resources to aid in your success.
Land Use Chair Packet by Topic
Land Use Notification and Response: Land Use Chairs receive all land use notifications sent from the City of Portland Bureau of Development Services (Please contact BDS and provide your contact information). Notifications inform you of all land use actions, including applications, decisions and hearings that are proposed for your neighborhood. Notifications also fill you in on how neighbors can formally respond to a particular land use application. As land use chair, it is your responsibility to share notices with the rest of the board and neighbors that may be impacted by a development.
- Reading and Responding to a Notice of Proposed Development
- 5 Simple Ways to Engage in Community Land Use Decisions
- How to Discuss Land Use Issues at Your Meeting
Land Use and Transportation Background and Resources: Land Use Chairs are valuable sources of information for the community when faced with neighborhood land use issues. Having a background and familiarity in Oregon land use history and policies helps you give direction to your neighbors on how the neighborhood association should interact with and respond to land use and transportation projects.