Advisory Groups

Adjustment Committee

The Adjustment Committee, authorized under Portland City Code 33.710.070, reviews adjustment requests to the development standards of Title 33 [Planning and Zoning Regulations]. The Adjustment Committee consists of seven members, none of whom may hold public elective office.

Affordable Housing Stakeholder Advisory Committee

Partner organizations working together to advance the community-based housing initiative.

BPS Budget Advisory Committee

Informs and advises on how BPS prioritizes its resources to achieve desired community outcomes through an annual budgeting process.

Community Involvement Committee

Reviews and advises the way City staff engage with the public in land use and transportation planning. This is an important part of the City’s 2035 Comprehensive Plan Community Involvement Program, supporting the goals and policies of the Comprehensive Plan.

Planning and Sustainability Commission

The PSC has responsibility for the stewardship, development, and maintenance of the City's Comprehensive Plan, Climate Action Plan, and Zoning Code. By holding public hearings and discussing issues and proposals, the PSC develops recommendations to share with City Council.