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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Portland Joins National Effort To Advance Health And Equity Through Housing Policy

Newsflash 2022

The City of Portland is pleased to announce its selection to a nationally-funded initiative for small and midsize cities to develop innovative, equitable local housing solutions. The Housing Solutions Lab Peer Cities Network will advance evidence-based so...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: March 9, 2022

City Launches Sustainability Initiative Electrify Everything

Newsflash 2022

In an effort to reduce Portland’s collective carbon footprint and minimize energy costs for residents, the City of Portland is pleased to announce the launch of Electrify Everything! —a new program that provides residents with exclusive discounts on solar...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Cumberland County HOME Consortium Launches Fair Housing Study

Newsflash 2022

The Cumberland County HOME Consortium (CCHC) is launching an analysis of fair housing issues in the greater Portland region, beginning this month. This analysis will help identify current impediments to fair housing choice in the private and public housin...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: December 17, 2021

City Releases Land Use Code Evaluation

ReCode Portland

The City of Portland has released a detailed review of the City’s land use code as part of ReCode Portland. The review and recommendations, contained within a Land Use Code Evaluation, are based on the goals and vision of the c...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Public Art Selected for Bramhall Square Redesign

Bramhall C Miller

On Wednesday, December 15, the Portland Public Art Committee (PPAC) voted to select local artist Chris Miller to create a new public art commission for the redesigned Bramhall Square Park. The Bramhall Square Redesign Project is an ongoing design process ...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: September 14, 2021

CANCELLED - 9-15-2021 Public Art Committee Mtg.

The next public meeting of the Portland Public Art Committee is scheduled for October 20, 2021, 4:00 - 6:00 PM.

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: August 16, 2021

City Selects Vendor for Pilot Bike Share Program

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Following a Request for Proposals earlier this year, the City of Portland has selected Tandem Mobility to plan and launch a pilot bike share program in Portland in June of 2022. 

Tandem Mobility proposes to deliver and operate a turnkey pilot bike...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Design Manual Draft - R6 Revisions - Public Comment Period #2

Design Manual Draft R-6 Revisions – Public Comment Period #2

Online public comment platform open August 4 through August 18 (2 weeks)

Find the draft on the project webpage here:  http://www.portlandmaine.gov/2681/Design-Manual-Overhaul-20...

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Call for Artists, Bramhall Square

The Portland Public Art committee announces an open call for artists to submit qualifications for a new public artwork commission for the redesigned Bramhall Square Park in Portland, ME.  Artists with a connection to Maine are eligible to apply.

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Planning & Urban Development
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Ten Mixed-Income Housing Projects Totaling Almost 900 Units Currently in Pipeline

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Ten Mixed-Income Housing Projects Totaling Almost 900 Units Currently in Pipeline

City has not stopped working to create more affordable housing opportunities in Portland

In light of recent calls for the creation of more affordable housing in Portland, the ...

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Planning & Urban Development