Current Projects

Rockwood Building Corridors and Centers - Remove Obstacles to Development

The Corridors and Centers - Remove Obstacles to Development project involves revising City rules that present obstacles to desired development, with a focus on development rules related to Rockwood, Civic Neighborhood, Downtown and the City’s major streets.

Development Code Improvement Project

The Development Code Improvement Project is a multi-year project aimed at improving the effectiveness of the Code, reducing uncertainty and increasing consistent interpretations and applications of the Code. Components of this project include: 

Food Access

The Food Access project seeks to identify areas of Gresham without grocery stores and develop strategies to address the gap to ensure access to healthy, affordable nearby grocery options.

Gresham Butte Scenic View

The Gresham Butte Scenic View project seeks to create Comprehensive Plan amendments that will protect and conserve the scenic views of the Butte.

Gresham Competitiveness

Center for the Arts PlazaThe Gresham Competitiveness project will ensure that Gresham is an attractive place for development by responding to development customers' concerns while also protecting city and community interests.

Powell-Division Transit and Development Project

The Powell-Division Transit and Development project seeks to make it easier for people to get around and bring important investments to Gresham, East Portland and Southeast Portland that will support and improve neighborhoods.

Sign Code Update

The Sign Code Update project will clarify Sign Code language, address new technology and revise sign rules for design districts.