Comprehensive Planning

Comprehensive Planning works with residents to develop a vision for the community and charts the course to make this vision a reality. Planners work on issues including:

  • Enhancing the vitality and safety of neighborhoods
  • Expanding economic development potential
  • Improving design throughout the community
  • Protecting the environment
  • Coordinating with our regional partners


Gresham Butte Scenic View

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


Opportunity Mapping

Farmers' MarketThe Opportunity Mapping project will help guide the city's housing investments and determine the best locations for various housing types and densities in relation to services and amenities.

Rockwood Pattern Book

Rockwood Pattern BookThis Pattern Book is a companion tool to the Rockwood Design Standards that will assist property owners and developers in the design of beautiful buildings of enduring quality and design.