Bureau of Development Services closed on Friday, June 18
The Bureau of Development Services will be closed on Friday, June 18, in observance of Juneteenth. The Permit Center lobby at 1900 SW Fourth Ave. will be closed. You can still apply for most permits online 24/7 through Development Hub PDX.
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The applicant requests that the Alternative Technology Advisory Committee review a waste water heat recovery (WWHR) system for a residential shower. The proposed waste water heat recovery pipe is manufactured by Q-Blue, and the specific Q-Blue product reviewed is the Showersave.
November 2, 2018 application review for a home-built bucket and bin style composting toilet system. This proposal includes the compost processors, commode design, and plan for where compost will be deposited.