Category Archives: Land Use

Overlook Neighborhood update (June 13)

1) Overlook Neighborhood Association general meeting (Tuesday, June 16) 2) Join OKNA’s land-use team 3) North Overlook cleanup a success 4) Swan Island history bike ride (Monday, June 15) 5) Peninsula Park Pools opens on Monday 6) Community open house … Continue reading

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (May 22, 2015)

1) How many parking spots must a developer build? 2) Paving to close lanes on N Denver Avenue (May 26 – June 2) 3) OKNA social and welcoming back an old friend ———- 1) How many parking spots must a … Continue reading

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Minimum parking requirements for high density apartments

There’s been a lot of talk lately about parking (or the lack thereof) at new apartments and condos. Gary Davenport, who has been following this issue closely for OKNA, provided this primer. High Density Onsite Parking Requirements: Applies to lots … Continue reading

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Overlook Neighborhood update (May 8, 2015)

1) Overlook Bluff imperiled 2) Pembina propane project dead? ———- 1) Overlook Bluff imperiled Friends of Overlook Bluff are running out of time to save the heritage oak tree and open space on N Overlook Terrace. The owner of the … Continue reading

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OKNA urges city to reject propane terminal

After a vote at the April 21 OKNA general meeting, the following letter was sent to the Portland City Council in opposition to the proposed Pembina propane terminal in North Portland. To: Portland City Council From: Overlook Neighborhood Association Re: Proposed Pembina propane … Continue reading

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (Jan. 16, 2015)

1) Overlook Neighborhood Association general meeting (Jan. 20) 2) Fix-It Fair (Jan. 24) 3) Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop (Jan. 17) 4) North Portland Land Use Group meeting (Jan. 22) 5) Report air quality problems ———- 1) Overlook Neighborhood Association … Continue reading

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OKNA Overlook Neighborhood Email 11-7-14

1) Overlook Neighborhood Association meeting time changes 2) Overlook House holiday craft bazaar (Nov. 15-16) 3) Providence Bridge Pedal 2015 registration (Nov. 10) 4) Don’t worry if your water looks a little funny 5) New city tree code is coming … Continue reading

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OKNA Overlook Neighborhood Email 10-3-14

1) North Williams left lane closure begins on Monday, Oct. 6 2) Community process under way for Natural Grocers project 3) No Ivy Day (Oct. 25) 4) Nature classes for kids 5) Historic Kenton Firehouse cleanup (Oct. 26) 6) North Star … Continue reading

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OKNA Overlook Neighborhood Email 9-26-2014

1) Free movie at Peninsula Park (Sept. 26) 2) National Prescription Drug Turn in Day is Saturday (Sept. 27) 3) TriMet seeks input from residents 4) Comment on Portland’s draft 2035 Comprehensive Plan 5) Grants available for cultural programs 1) … Continue reading

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OKNA Overlook Neighborhood Email 9-19-2014

1) Portland Polish Festival (Sept. 20-21) 2) Citywide Land Use Group (Sept. 22) 3) North Williams Avenue street design installation begins, left lane to close soon 4) Daimler Trucks North America informational session: Greenway expansion project and construction update (Sept. … Continue reading

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