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The Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) provides policy direction for the land use planning program and oversees DLCD operations. For more information about LCDC, click here.
Jim Rue is the Director of the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development. Prior to joining DLCD in October of 2009, he spent 10 years working to reclaim and remediate the Ross Island complex of islands in Portland, eventually arranging a donation to the City of Portland.
Rue is the third generation of his family to own and operate a small farm in Silverton, Oregon where he currently resides with his wife. He has a Master of Forest Science and a Master of Business Administration from Yale University.
In order to help contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) has closed its offices to the general public and DLCD staff will be following social distancing measures outlined in Governor Brown's Executive Order No. 20-12. Please be advised that it may take longer than usual to receive a response. Please
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Main Office 635 Capitol St. NE, Suite 150
Portland Field Office800 NE Oregon St.Portland, OR 97232
Central Oregon Field Office (co-located with RSC)1011 SW Emkay Dr., Suite 108Bend, OR 97702
Newport Field Office810 SW Alder St. Unit BNewport, OR 97365
South Willamette Valley Field Office (co-located with RSC)c/o University of Oregon720 E. 13th Ave., Suite 304Eugene, OR 97401
North Coast Field Office (co-located with RSC)c/o Tillamook Bay Community College4301 Third St., Rm. 206Tillamook, OR 97141
Eastern Oregon Field Office (co-located with RSC)Eastern Oregon UniversityBadgley Hall, Rm. 233ALa Grande, OR 97850
Portland Metro Field Office (co-located with RSC)c/o Portland State University, Market Center Building1600 NW Fourth Ave., Suite 109Portland, OR 97201
Southern Oregon Field Office (co-located with RSC)c/o Southern Oregon University Jobs Council100 E. Main St., Suite AMedford, OR 97501
**RSC = Regional Solutions Center
Salem, OR 97301-2540 Phone: 503-373-0050 Fax: 503-378-5518
Land Conservation and Development Commission
General Informationdlcd.firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 503-373-0050
Esther JohnsonExecutive Assistant to the Director and Commissionesther.email@example.comPhone: 503-934-0045
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