Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is the primary advising body to the City Council on long-range, comprehensive planning and land use issues within the city. It also:

  • Acts as stewards of the Comprehensive Plan
  • Recommends amendments and new policies related to land use
  • Helps ensure the City meets all state and regional land use goals
  • Balances community values such as enhanced livability, economic development and environmental protection

The Committee meets every second and fourth Mondays of the month beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The Planning Commission has four subcommittees:

Join the Planning Commission

The City is currently accepting Planning Commission applications. Please contact Teresa Hall, Council Coordinator, at 503-618-2871 or for volunteer applications.

Council Liaisons

Councilor Mario Palmero: 

Councilor Kirk French, Alternate: 

Staff Contact

For meeting location information, questions or meeting materials, please contact Tammy Richardson at 503-618-2401 or

Meeting Date Agenda Agenda Attachments Minutes Media File
1/26/2015 Agenda Tree Code - Staff Report
Tree Code - Staff Report Addendum
Tree Code - Draft Code Amendments

1/12/2015 Notice - Hearing Rescheduled to January 26, 2015

12/8/2014 Agenda Oakey Plan Map Amendment - Staff Report
Gresham Butte Scenic View - Memo
Gresham Butte Scenic View - Preferred Approach
Gresham Butte Scenic View - ESEE Analysis
Gresham Butte Scenic View - Aerial View
Gresham Butte Scenic View - Aerial View All Buttes
Gresham Butte Scenic View - Overlay Map
Gresham Butte Scenic View - Draft Goals, Policies and Action Measures
Gresham Butte Scenic View - Public Participation Summary

11/24/2014 Agenda Terry Hill Staff Report
Tree Code Memo
Tree Code Discussion Draft
Summary of Proposed Tree Code Amendments
10/13/2014 Revised Agenda Powell-Division Transit Project - Memo
Powell-Division Transit Project - Opportunity Area Selection and Issues
Powell-Division Transit Project - Station Opportunity Areas

9/8/2014 Agenda Gateway Corp Center Staff Report
7/14/2014 Agenda Gresham Butte Scenic View - Memo
Gresham Butte Scenic View - Alternatives Report
Gresham Butte Scenic View - Alternatives Summary
Gresham Butte Scenic View - Stakeholders Meeting Summary
6/23/2014 Agenda Opportunity Mapping - Memo
Opportunity Mapping - Executive Summary and Recommendations
6/9/2014 Agenda Gresham Competitiveness - Staff Report
Gresham Competitiveness - Draft Code Amendments

5/12/2014 Agenda Gresham Competitiveness - Memo
Gresham Competitiveness - Discussion Draft
Gresham Competitiveness - Traded Sector Strategy
Gresham Competitiveness - 2013 City Council Memo
Gresham Competitiveness - 2013 Neighborhood Coalition Memo
Gresham Competitiveness - Civic Uses and CMU District
Food Access - Memo
Food Access - 2014 Council Work Plan Description
Food Access - Draft White Paper

4/28/2014 Agenda Gresham Butte - Memo
Gresham Butte - Issues and Opportunities
Gresham Butte - Rules and Possible Changes
Gresham Butte - Code Review
Gresham Butte - Section 4.1300
Gresham Butte - Plan District Boundary Map
4/14/2014 Agenda Tree Code - Memo
Tree Code - Preferred Approach
Tree Code - Recommended Tree List Excerpts
3/24/2014 Agenda
3/10/2014 Agenda Powell-Division Project - Memo
Powell-Division Project - Fact Sheet
2/24/2014 Agenda