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The Bureau of Development Services promotes safety, livability and economic vitality through efficient and collaborative application of building and development codes.
Development Services Center
1900 SW Fourth Avenue
First floor lobby
Portland, OR 97201
The public is invited to review and provide testimony before the City Council on a package of updates to Portland’s tree code relating to the removal of exemptions from requirements to preserve and plant trees in certain development situations.
The proposed rule makes permanent improvements to the residential demolition inspection process by adding a new inspection to improve compliance, reorganizing the previous rule for clarity, and adding appendices for easier reference.
We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to support the construction industry and our local economy during these difficult times. A new email address and phone number are set up to receive requests for appointments to submit permit applications and plans.