Before the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) moves into the next phase of a rulemaking effort to adopt enforceable restrictions on parking on the Capitol Campus with an emphasis on Deschutes Parkway, the agency is seeking feedback on a draft rule proposal.
DES plans to file a proposed rule on Dec. 2, 2020. Once filed, there will be a formal public comment period through Jan. 8, 2021, with a public hearing on Jan. 5, 2021.
DES is seeking input from stakeholders through Dec. 1, before formally proposing the rule changes. Draft updates to the rule focus on clarifying DES authority and definitions.
DES is seeking feedback from regional partners regarding a draft implementation framework through a community sounding board. DES welcomes feedback from others as well. The draft implementation framework addresses items like ongoing active management, hours, signage, communication and coordination.
DES began the rulemaking process Nov. 6, 2019. DES was also addressing issues with overnight and extended parking on Deschutes Parkway affecting public health, safety and the environment.
Active management of the roadway continues. Overnight and extended parking is not currently occurring.