Thursday, December 7, 2017
Portland's 2035 Comprehensive Plan Approved by State Dept of Land Conservation & Development
The state's Department of Land Conservation and Development has rejected all objections filed against Portland's Comprehensive Plan, moving the plan closer to implementation. The Multnomah Neighborhood Association already plans to appeal the decision to the Land Conservation and Development Commission. The appeal must be filed within 21 days of approval. The Department rejected arguments that residential infill plans were added too late, saying that necessary public comment and documentation were received by the city council. The Portland City Council voted last week to delay the implementation date of the Comprehensive Plan from January 1, 2018 to May 24, 2018 in anticipation of likely appeals. Read more.