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Land Use Planning In Oregon: The Quilt And The Struggle For Scale, Ethan Seltzer Oct 2012

Land Use Planning In Oregon: The Quilt And The Struggle For Scale, Ethan Seltzer

Urban Studies and Planning Faculty Publications and Presentations

The history of planning in Oregon in the latter part of the 20th century is in many respects a history of the state attempting to reassert its interests in local planning and zoning after having granted the power to plan and zone to local governments early in the 20th century. The Oregon land use planning program evolved as a means for ensuring that state interests in the use of resource land and the prevention of sprawl were carried out meaningfully through local planning and zoning. Rather than a single state plan, Oregon has instead relied on the "quilt" of local ...


An Evaluation Of The Oregon Department Of Transportation’S (Odot) Environmental Streamlining Efforts: A Focus On Cetas, Connie P. Ozawa, Jennifer Dill Nov 2005

An Evaluation Of The Oregon Department Of Transportation’S (Odot) Environmental Streamlining Efforts: A Focus On Cetas, Connie P. Ozawa, Jennifer Dill

Urban Studies and Planning Faculty Publications and Presentations

The Oregon Department of Transportation responded to the federal call in the late 1990s to streamline the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) by (1) implementing organizational and procedural changes internal to the agency, (2) funding ODOT-dedicated staff positions in state and federal resource agencies, and (3) convening regular meetings with state and federal agencies with NEPA-related regulatory responsibilities. This latter effort evolved into the CETAS (Collaborative Environmental and Transportation Agreement for Streamlining) process that includes a management and a technical team element. This document reports an assessment of the effectiveness of these efforts. Phase I of the study was designed ...


Planning The Oregon Way : A Twenty-Year Evaluation, Carl Abbott, Deborah A. Howe, Sy Adler Jan 1994

Planning The Oregon Way : A Twenty-Year Evaluation, Carl Abbott, Deborah A. Howe, Sy Adler

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Oregon's pioneering land use system is nationally recognized and serves as a valuable model and benchmark for other states. This volume examines the Oregon system, describes its strengths and weaknesses, and gives recommendations for the future.