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Notice of Public Hearing: Proposed Administrative Rule – Chapter 24.55 – Demolitions

Public notice

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.


Date: Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020
Time:  11 a.m.
Location: Via Zoom Webinar. See for access to the hearing.

Download the Draft BDS Pre-Demolition Survey Checklist (referenced in Appendix A of the draft rule above).

The proposed rule makes the Interim Administrative Rule adopted by BDS on Jan. 23, 2020, a permanent rule.

How to Testify: Written Testimony can be submitted through by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Sign up to give oral testimony by sending an email message to by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020.

Written testimony may also be submitted by mail:
Bureau of Development Services
Demolitions Administrative Rule Testimony
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 5000
Portland, OR 97201


Nancy Thorington

Senior Code and Policy Analyst