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The Bureau of Development Services is working hard to support construction activity during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and BDS’s inspectors are out on job sites every weekday to help keep projects on-track.
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Services for the week of June 8, 2020.
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Services and updates about the Facility Permit Program (FPP) for the week of June 8, 2020.
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Read more about potential tree code amendments in the City of Portland.
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The City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services will accept public comment on proposed revisions to the City’s Stormwater Management Manual (SWMM) and Portland City Code Title 17.38 from 8 a.m. May 18, 2020 through 5 p.m. June 19, 2020.
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For week three of Building Safety Month, we'll learn about preparing our communities and homes in the event of a disaster.
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Development Services will now refer to the applicant upload process as Single PDF instead of Interim Review.
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Week two of Building Safety Month 2020 is Water Safety. We've teamed up with the Portland Water Bureau to learn about bacteria growth in still waters. We'll also share some plumbing and water heater maintenance tips.
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Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, Development Services had intended to propose fee changes taking effect July 1, 2020. However, due to COVID-19 and its impact on the local economy, we have decided not to pursue fee changes at this time. The changes will be delayed until further notice.
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