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Metro Urban Growth Boundary


On February 2, 2023, the Metro Council adopted Ordinance 23-1488, which is an amendment to the Metro regional UGB that adds approximately 490.6 acres of land to the UGB adjacent to the City of Tigard in exchange for removing a comparable amount of buildable land from two locations within Clackamas County. Metro submitted notice of the adopted urban growth boundary amendment to the department on February 15, 2023.

Ordinance 23-1488 Notice of Decision

Director's Decision Approving the Metro UGB Submittal

On May 2, 2023, the director of DLCD determined that no party filed a valid objection to Metro's submittal and approved Metro's submitted Ordinance 23-1488. As only those who submit valid objections are eligible to appeal, the DLCD director's decision, DLCD Order #001934, is final.

Director's Decision Approving Metro UGB Submittal


Kevin Young
Senior Urban Planner
Phone: 503-602-0238