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Posted on: November 22, 2019

City Planners Seek Feedback on ReCode Portland Effort

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The City of Portland’s Planning & Urban Development Department is pleased to announce that it is now seeking feedback from the public on the first four draft articles of its ReCode Portland effort. The effort is the first rewriting of the City’s Land ...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: July 3, 2019

Planning and Housing Offices Closing Early Tuesday (7/9/2019)

The Planning and Housing and Community Development offices will be closing early on Tuesday, July 9th at 2:30 p.m.. We apologize for any inconvenience. All scheduled meetings will still occur as planned.

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

City of Portland’s Comprehensive Plan Named Plan of the Year

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Maine Association of Planners has named the City of Portland’s Comprehensive Plan, Portland’s Plan 2030, Plan of the Year!

Portland’s Plan 2030, created by the Department of Planning & Urban Development, is based on work that began in 2015 and included...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: March 12, 2019

USM Roundabout Public Art Meeting - March 21, 2019

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The Portland Public Art Committee (PPAC) announces a public meeting on Thursday, March 21 on the topic of artwork selection for the new roundabout on Brighton Avenue.  The meeting will focus on the art component of the project and will include a ...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: February 15, 2019

CDBG Allocation Committee Scores Now Posted

The CDBG Allocation Committee has finalized their 2019-20 funding recommendations and are now available. The Committee's recommendation letter will be posted March 1st. The letter will provide an overview about their recommendations and review process thi...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Woodfords Corner Public Art Installed - Join Us for "Tree Lighting" on November 15

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The City of Portland and the Portland Public Art Committee would like to invite the public to attend a “tree lighting” ceremony on November 15 to celebrate the installation of new public artwork, Luminous Arbor, by local artist Aaron T Stephan in Woodford...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Workforce Housing Units in Portland For Sale & Rent

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Know someone looking to buy a home in Portland? Did you know the City’s Planning & Urban Development Department works with developers to make some of their new homes priced for average incomes? 

Right now there are three condominium units avai...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: August 12, 2018

City Launches “Ask the Plan Reviewer” Appointments on Tuesdays at City Hall

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Starting August 14, the City of Portland's Permitting and Inspections Department will offer the opportunity for customers to meet with a Plan Reviewer for 30 minutes and ask questions. Appointments are available from 9 AM to 12 PM every Tuesday morning. A...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

City Receives Additional $150,000 in CDBG Funds

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City Manager Jon Jennings is pleased to announce that the City received $150,457 in additional Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) federal funding than it expected for FY19. Per Council action from April 18, the City is increasing the following items...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Congress Square Public Art Project Selected to Receive $30,000 Grant

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National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced more than $25 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding for fiscal year 2018.  The City of Portland, partnering with the Portland Public Art Committee and the Frie...

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