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The Land Use Committee is a standing committee of the Sellwood Moreland Improvement League (SMILE) formed to review land use notices, liquor license applications, and in certain cases, file official comments on behalf of SMILE. The committee also organizes SMILE member participation in long term planning efforts which affect the SMILE neighborhood.  More details can be found in the Land Use Committee Guidelines.

WHAT DOES THE COMMITTEE DO?

  • Reviews and responds to land use notices, such as property owner requests for lot divisions, zoning code adjustments, design reviews, and greenway reviews.
  • Hosts contact meetings with developers and neighbors.
  • Reviews and responds to liquor license applications
  • Receives notification of applications for marijuana medical dispensaries and marijuana business retailers.
  • Receives notification of demolition permit applications.Participates in City of Portland’s long term planning process, including the Comprehensive Plan, Mixed Use Zones Project, and Residential Infill Project.
  • Informs SMILE members about land use issues and the City zoning code.
  • Represents SMILE on the Southeast Uplift Land Use and Transportation committee

GET INVOLVED – LEARN MORE

LAND USE COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

Pipeline Project List Sept. 10, 2017

PROJECTS CURRENTLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT

HELPFUL LINKS