Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Decision time fast approaching for Portland metro area urban and rural reserves

The Portland metro area is getting closer to setting the limits of where it will grow over the next 40-50 years.  This past year, Metro has been working with the tri-county governments to identify urban and rural reserves. 

Later this fall these government entities are to have intergovernmental agreements in place next month that will allow the counties to move forward to amend their comprehensive plans and other land use documents to implement those reserves. 

The final milestone in which Metro designates the urban reserves and counties designate their rural reserves is expected in May, 2010.

Read the full article by Miller Nash lawyer Kelly Hossaini.