Request for Proposals

Comprehensive Plan & Zoning Ordinance Update

Borough Council of the Borough of Portland

Portland, PA

Posted: 04/06/2013
Submittal Deadline: 05/06/2013


The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission prepared the current Portland Comprehensive Plan and zoning ordinance in the 1960s. In recent years, the Borough secured its first industrial park and centeralized sewerage system. The Borough would like to update its comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance as well as cooperate with the private sector to improve the downtown. We are at an eastern entranceway to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Portland is an active member of the Slate Belt Council of Governments. The Borough and this region value economic development, respect the environment and where possible celebrate cultural heritage..

We experienced difficulty in uploading our complete RFP. Therefore, if you would like to read the entier RFP, then please contact Victor Rodite, AICP, Executive Director of the Slate Belt Council of Governments at rodite@slatebeltcog.org.

Note that this small community comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance update is being funded by a federally funded CDBG grant administered by the Northampton County DCED. WE ENCOURAGE MINORITY BUSINESS OWNERS AND WOMEN OWNED BUSINESSES TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL IN RESPONSE TO THIS RFP.