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Formerly the home of Beaumont-Wilshire Neighbors for Responsible Growth, the Portland Land Matters blog explores citywide land-use concerns, such as home demolitions, with the belief that development should create an improvement.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Santa knows who's naughty or nice

Developer Wally Remmers probably wants a permit for Christmas. Click here to watch the city's progress on his building plans for Beaumont Village; once the permit is issued we can file the LUBA appeal. That is, unless Remmers decides to give us a Christmas present and withdraws or sufficiently modifies the project.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Richmond neighbors get a nod from LUBA

Overcoming a motion to dismiss from the developers and the city of Portland, which issued the permit, to deny their appeal of a parking-less building in their midst, Richmond Neighbors for Responsible Growth will get to make their case in front of the state Land Use Board of Appeals.

As the story says, the fight is far from over, but this is an encouraging sign. Read more here.