Reminder! The April Land Use Committee meeting is scheduled for this coming Wednesday at 7:00 pm at the Woodstock Community Center, 5905 SE 43rd Ave at Knight Street. Time is running short for input on Portland’s proposed Comprehensive Plan, and this is the first chance the committee has to meet with Marty Stockton, the new Southeast District Liaison with the Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS).
Marty Stockton let Land Use Committee Chair Terry Griffiths know that a request has been received from the property owner for a zone change from residential to designated commercial for four properties on the remainder of the 7-Eleven block between SE 52nd and SE 51st. Marty will be prepared to discuss how BPS would regard such a zone change request and perhaps what the neighborhood should consider when responding to it. Anyone who has time might want to take a look at this block before Wednesday’s meeting.
BPS has received at least two other requests for zone changes from residential to commercial; one is for the remainder of the block behind The Joinery. Come to Wednesday’s meeting to learn more about these proposed changes and how they may impact Woodstock, and to learn about other developments brewing in both the commercial and residential areas of our neighborhood.