MAIN STREET DESIGN GUIDELINES – After 18 months of meetings and many hours of community input, the Sellwood-Moreland Main Street Design Guidelines have been adopted by the SMILE board of directors.  Take a look!  FINAL SMILE Design Guidelines 7-13-2020

ABOUT THE LAND USE COMMITTEE

The Land Use Committee is a standing committee of the Sellwood Moreland Improvement League (SMILE).  The Committee:

  • Hosts contact meetings with developers and neighbors.
  • Reviews and responds to land use notices, such as property owner requests for lot divisions, zoning code adjustments, design reviews, and greenway reviews.
  • 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.
  • Reviews and responds to liquor license applications.
  • Receives notification of applications for marijuana medical dispensaries and marijuana business retailers.
  • Represents SMILE on the Southeast Uplift Land Use and Transportation committee.

LAND USE COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

STAY INFORMED:

HELPFUL LINKS: Information about how planning, zoning and development happens in Portland, links to ongoing development in SE Portland, and tools to help you navigate through it all.