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Urban Design and Planning

Urban Design and Planning works with the community to improve design, safety and vitality throughout the city.

  • One Gresham

    Development opportunities in Gresham's three major commercial centers.

  • Planner on Duty

    Call 503-618-2780 for help with zoning and development code questions.

Planning Projects

Urban Design and Planning works with residents to develop a vision for the community and charts the course to make this vision a reality, including:

  • Enhancing the vitality and safety of neighborhoods
  • Expanding economic development potential
  • Improving design throughout the community
  • Protecting the environment
  • Coordinating with regional partners

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Comprehensive Planning assists businesses, residents, and the Gresham community through programs that create vitality, sustainability and livability.

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Applications and Forms

Planning a development project? These resources will guide you toward applications and forms specific to your project needs

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Codes and Regulations

All land in Gresham has been zoned for certain types of uses including:

  • Residential development districts
  • Mixed-use development districts
  • Commercial development districts
  • Industrial development districts

Codes and regulations