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The City of Portland, Oregon

Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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  • BPS Vision By 2035: 50 percent reduction in carbon emissions from 1990 levels.

  • BPS Vision By 2035: At least 80 percent of Portlanders live in healthy connected neighborhoods.

  • BPS Vision By 2035: 100 percent of Portlanders have excellent recycling, compost and garbage services.

At its heart, BPS is a convener and coordinator of complex projects and plans, which balance multiple objectives and set the direction for Portland’s future.

In collaboration with partners and the community, BPS aligns resources and actions for the next generation of urban strategies that will achieve community goals through:

  • Comprehensive land use, neighborhood, district, economic, historic and environmental planning, and urban design.
  • Research, policy and technical services to advance green building, energy efficiency and the use of solar and renewable energy, waste prevention, composting and recycling, and a sustainable food system.
  • Policy and actions to address climate change.Strategic Plan cover

Together we create and champion big picture plans to set the city on a smart course for the future, including:

Read more about our plans to create a better future and a better now for Portland in our 2018-2020 Strategic Plan.


2018-2020 Strategic Plan

The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability's ambitious vision, goals and key initiatives to advance Portland to be a prosperous, healthy, equitable and resilient city.

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Interim Director Joe Zehnder

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Bureau of Planning and Sustainability 2014-2016 Strategic Plan

Read about the bureau's mission, values, goals and program objectives on issues as far ranging as comprehensive, strategic and neighborhood planning to waste reduction, recycling, food, energy efficiency and solar technologies

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