Thank you for your interest in serving on the Multnomah County Planning Commission

Multnomah County works to ensure every voice is heard. Our mission demands that we envision and work towards being a safe and welcoming place where all employees, volunteers and members of the community can thrive and belong. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are foundational to who we are. They are an integral part of our core values of responsibility, integrity, transparency, equity, and leadership.

Please note that the information provided in this document is public information - personal information will be held in confidence as allowed by law. If you have questions or would like to connect with staff in the Land Use Planning office, feel free to call us at 503-988-0188 or send an email to

Applications are due by Friday, March 15, 2024.

(For example: he/him, she/her, they/them)
Only county residents are eligible to serve on the committee. Confirm your county residency.
The Planning Commission holds meetings on the first Monday of each month. There may be an occasional additional meeting in any given month, also on a Monday.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to the work that we do to ensure that all people who live, work and recreate in unincorporated Multnomah County have the opportunity to share in and help define a thriving, livable and prosperous place. Multnomah County strives to cultivate and advance these guiding principles in all of its work. 
For example: If you are an employee or a board member for an organization that receives county funding and/or has contracts with the County. Note that County employees are not eligible to serve on the Planning Commission.
Please indicate the board, commission or committee name, and the years your term began and ended.

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