Planning Commission

Upcoming Meetings

Notice: Due to the Governor’s order restricting public gatherings, Planning Commission meetings will be held digitally until further notice. The public may attend online or by phone by calling the number below and entering the Meeting ID. If you are unable to access the meeting by telephone or computer, please contact the planning department at least 48 hours in advance to request alternative accommodations.

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Telephone: Dial by your location:   US:          US: +1 (720) 9027700

        US: +1 (773) 2319226

        US: +1 (623) 4049000

        US: +1 (469) 4450100

Meeting ID: 578 041 7343


Duties and Responsibilities


The seven members of the Planning Commission are appointed by the City Council to serve as the the land use decision making body for the City. The Commission makes recommendations to the City Council on comprehensive plan amendments, zoning code amendments, and zone changes. The Commission also considers studies and reports regarding land use issues. Public Hearing Guidelines are followed during the Planning Commission meetings, if you have questions please contact the Planning Department on the second floor of City Hall at 503.831.3571 for more information.

Agendas and Minutes

The agendas are generally available a week prior to the next meeting. The minutes will be made available within two weeks after a meeting. All public meetings are audio recorded. To access the agendas and minutes of the Planning Commission, please use the following links:

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Planning Commission Members (Terms Expire December 31st)

Chair David Shein (2022)
Tory Banford  (2021)
Chris Castelli (2022)
Andy Groh (2023) 
Carol Kowash (2021)
John Schulte (2023)
Vice Chair John Swanson (2023