Category: Land Use

Marked crosswalk at Trader Joe’s? That and more at land-use meeting, Oct. 19

Land Use Committee meeting 7 — 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 19 Woodstock Community Center 5905 SE 43rd Ave. Savvy Oregon drivers know that state law makes every intersection a crosswalk, whether marked or not. But circumstances often call for a more formal treatment — the familiar zebra stripes, for a… Read More»

Woodstock survey results: Traffic, theft, bias and acceptance

The results of this summers’ neighborhood survey are in; thanks to all who participated. You can delve into the graphs and responses as time allows — but here’s a quick sketch. Background and acknowledged bias: The survey was online and was promoted here, on Facebook and on NextDoor, in the… Read More»

Infill Project Affects Woodstock; Comment by August 15

The Residential Infill Project* is a set of proposals to alter residential housing over a large area of Portland, including Woodstock. It’s a mixed bag of good and bad news for both developers and residents. It could lead to more houses being demolished and replaced, but may also encourage more… Read More»

Land Use Meeting: Demolitions, Infill, Zoning and More (Updated)

Next meeting: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m., Woodstock Community Center, 5905 SE 43rd Ave. These are interesting times for the Woodstock neighborhood. Percentage increases in its home prices this summer appear to have been among the steepest in the nation (based on a recently released report and the fact that… Read More»

Land Use Committee Preps for Comp Plan Testimony

Wednesday, October 21 at 7 p.m. in the Woodstock Community Center, 5905 SE 43rd Ave. One way you know you’re on Woodstock Boulevard is the mix of residences and businesses — sometimes in the same building. Among the questions that have faced the Land Use Committee in recent months, is how… Read More»