LAND USE

We help public and private-sector clients to obtain land use entitlements including:

  • Site Research 

  • Conditional Uses and Master Plans

  • Land Divisions and Property Reconfigurations

  • Historic and Design Reviews

  • Environmental Reviews

  • Zone Changes and Annexations

 

Recent projects that illustrate our work:

Design Review & Amendment - Multnomah County Courthouse
Multnomah County Courthouse

 

Design Review & Height Amendment to replace the existing County Courthouse with a new downtown building. (Image: Multnomah County)
Conditional Use Master Plan - The Oregon Zoo
Oregon Zoo (Portland, OR)

 

Conditional Use Master Plan & Environmental Review approval of a major update and expansion of the Zoo’s facility. (Image: Metro)
Conditional Use & Environmental Review - Japanese Garden
Portland Japanese Garden

 

Conditional Use & Environmental Review for an expansion of the gardens and new buildings within Washington Park. 
Awarded DJC Newsmaker of the Year for 2018. (Image: Kengo Kuma)
Conditonal Use Permit - Beaverton City Hall
Beaverton City Hall 

 

Conditional Use to relocate Beaverton's City Hall to "The Round", an under-utilized office building, built around the city’s main Light Rail Transit station. (Image: Beaverton)
Design Review & Parking Review - SmartPark
SmartPark 10th & Yamhill 

 

Design Review & Parking Review after studying the implications of demolishing the existing parking garage we secured approval for a major renovation. (Image: FFA Architecture)
Central City Master Plan Review - Park Avenue West Tower
Park Avenue West Tower 

 

Central City Master Plan & Design Review allowing the transfer of floor area from an adjacent park to the site for construction of a 33-story office tower.(Image: TMT Development)
Conditional Use for PCC campus
Portland Community College 

 

Conditional Use approvals of expansion plans for two of PCC's urban campuses (Cascade Campus and Southeast Campus) as part of a $144 million dollar voter approved bond Issue.  (Image: PCC)
Portland International Airport Master Plan
Portland International Airport 

 

Conditional Use Master Plan update for the Port of Portland’s 2,990-acre airport site, including nearly 3.9 million gross square feet of new development. (Image: Travel Oregon)
Master Development Plan for OHSU
OHSU West Campus Master Plan 

 

Development Plan approval for a major expansion of the campus facility and approval of 10 subsequent Design Reviews for construction of the first phase of this plan. (Image: OHSU)
Planned Unit Develoment for Medical Center
Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center

 

Conditional Use, Planned Unit Development & Design Review for a new full-service medical center in Hillsboro. .(Image: Kaiser Permanente)
Conditional Use Master Plan for NUNM
National University of Natural Medicine

 

Conditional Use Master Plan to allow the University to occupy a 6.2 acre downtown campus vacated by PCC and construct new academic facilities.  
(Image: NUNM)
Zone Change for Westside Christian High School
Westside Christian High School

 

Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Zone Change and Conditional Use approvals to assist a private high school in relocating into a vacant industrial building in Tigard. (Image: Portland Tribune)