Programs and services to maintain, improve and enhance the safety of the county road system (Transportation Engineering and Transportation Maintenance), assist residents and businesses in their plans to grow and change (Planning & Zoning, Building Codes, County Surveyor, Development Agency), and support safe, enjoyable and livable communities (Code Enforcement, Dog Services, Sustainability & Solid Waste).
The mission of the Department of Transportation and Development is to assist residents and businesses in creating vibrant, sustainable communities through innovative, responsive public service. Our goal is to provide excellent service. Please let us know how we're doing and how we can improve by taking this brief survey
Key Projects and Initiatives
With seven transit service providers in Clackamas County, there are still large areas of the county with no transit service, and existing service varies in frequency, access and connectivity. The new plan will help guide future transit investments in the county.
More than 30 transportation projects to improve safety and increase traffic flow in the Clackamas Regional Center for motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians, and transit riders.
The Board of Commissioners has set a goal for the county to be carbon neutral by 2050. A Climate Action Plan will help us get there.
Board approves moving forward with congestion relief, safety and local road paving projects funded by revenue from the new countywide vehicle registration fee, which is effective in 2020. The revenue, which will go into the Community Road Fund, will only be used on road projects in unincorporated areas of the county.
When the city of Damascus disincorporated on July 16, 2016, the responsibility and the funding for the area’s transportation system was returned to Clackamas County.
Clackamas County is working with Metro and other jurisdictions in the Portland Metropolitan Area to develop a transportation funding strategy to strengthen and improve our regional transportation system.
See a list of our construction in progress or planned for 2020.
The county has received a grant from ODOT to install over 2,500 curve and stop ahead warning signs throughout unincorporated Clackamas County to improve safety on our roads.
Reports and Studies
The Transportation System Plan reflects all relevant national, state and regional transportation and planning requirements, and provides policies, guidelines and projects to meet transportation needs for residents, businesses and visitors in unincorporated Clackamas County for 20 years.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to take part in the mainstream of American life—to enjoy employment opportunities, to purchase goods and services, and to participate in state and local government programs and services.
People interested in the quality of Clackamas County’s rivers, streams, creeks and wetlands, as well as area residents and representatives of businesses, associations, non-profit groups and other organizations are welcome to submit comments.