The Riverside District

About the Riverside District

The Riverside area, at approximately 360 acres in size, is almost as large as the rest of Dundee and can ultimately accommodate almost as many homes as currently located in the City.  It lies southeast of the developed portions of Dundee and extends to the Willamette River.  There are several natural resources in the area, which are part of its unique character.  The area is mostly undeveloped and will absorb Dundee’s future growth by providing land for new employers and a greater variety of housing types at a mix of low and higher densities.


A New Dundee Neighborhood

New Zoning and Code Standards

The City completed the Riverside District Master Plan (RDMP) in 2011.  The plan calls for a new Riverside District code tailored to reflect the unique characteristics of and future vision for this area.  The Dundee Riverside Zoning Code project will create the regulations and zones to implement the Riverside plan.  These will include design standards, park requirements, and an application review procedures for future development proposals. 

Get Involved

There will be opportunities to participate throughout the process.  Two community open houses will be held to learn more about the project and give feedback on recommended changes.  The first community meeting was held on February 1, 2018.  Both open houses will be conducted in-person and on-line.  In addition, a code committee made up of Dundee citizens, development professionals, and city/agency staff will meet to discuss and provide guidance on the proposed changes.  These meetings are open to the public.  Public hearings with both the Dundee Planning Commission and Dundee City Council will be held for the proposed changes.  To receive e-mail updates, join the interested parties list by e-mailing the Dundee Planner, Cheryl Caines at

A Vision for the Area

Reflecting substantial input from the community, the Riverside District Master Plan guides future development of the area.  The plan adopted in 2011 includes:

  • A mix of residential, commercial, tourism, and open space/recreational uses to be spread across seven subareas within the district to meet the City’s future economic and housing needs.  The plan outlines the land uses and target densities of each use within the subareas.
  • Parks and open space to provide recreational opportunities and preserve natural resources, including neighborhood and community parks, as well as a trail network.
  • Streets and pathways for cars, bikes, and pedestrians within the district and providing connections to neighboring areas.
  • An implementation plan for infrastructure to serve the area.


Project Documents