Text Size:   A+ A- A   •   Text Only
Site Image

Economic Opportunities Analysis
Conducting an Economic Opportunities Analysis
The memoranda below are informal resources for cities, counties, and others conducting Goal 9 planning in accordance with OAR 660, division 9.
These resources are non-binding and are intended to respond to frequently asked questions as well as common issues that arise in the review and acknowledgement of local Economic Opportunities Analyses.

Industrial and Other Employment Lands Analysis Guidebook
The guidebook is posted by section as a series of PDF files. It is intended for the user to download each section to print out and place in a three-ring binder. If you have difficulty downloading these files, please don’t hesitate to contact Tom Hogue at the number or email below to arrange an alternative form of delivery.
The guidebook is intended to be an ongoing resource and will be updated over time. Because this is the first version of the guidebook, your feedback and comments are welcome and necessary to make improvements.
If you have any questions, comments, feedback, or need help accessing the guidebook, please don’t hesitate to contact Rob Hallyburton at 503-373-0050 x40018.
Industrial and Other Employment Lands Analysis Guidebook

Sample Reports
The reports available in this section are good examples of Economic Opportunities Analyses conducted by local governments of varying sizes and circumstances. Local governments may use these reports to generate ideas and estimates for their own planning efforts.
An Economic Opportunities Analysis is a tool to examine unique local circumstances; as such, these reports are not intended to be replicated wholesale.