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

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.

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Request for Comments - Solar Program Guide & Checklist and Submittal Requirements for Prescriptive Solar Installations 

Send us your feedback about solar permits by Monday, October 12, 2020 at 5:00 PM

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Notice of Public Hearing: New Administrative Rule: Title 29 – Property Maintenance

The Administrative Rule provides guidance on implementing Title 29 of the Portland City Code (PCC), which governs property maintenance regulations related to minimum property maintenance standards within the City of Portland.

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Chapter 24.85 Updated

On Wednesday September 16, 2020 Portland City Council passed an ordinance that updates PCC Chapter 24.85, Seismic Design Requirements for Existing Buildings.

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City Change to Stormwater Dedications with LTIC Payment

Plans Examiner Newsletter

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Seeking public input on a proposal to enhance tree preservation requirements

You are invited to review and comment on a revised proposal to update and improve tree preservation requirements in Portland.

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Expiration Date Extension Project and Central City 2035 Plan Re-Adoption

The Portland City Council recently adopted two projects that will have impacts on expiration dates and development in the Central City Plan District. Both projects will go into effect on August 10, 2020.

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Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) Happenings

Plans Examiner Newsletter

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Remote Video Reinspection Program Meets Today’s Challenges

Plans Examiner Newsletter

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Learn How to Submit Plans Electronically with the ePlans Team

Watch our training videos to learn how to submit plans electronically

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Continuous Improvements and Innovation in Challenging Times

Plans Examiner Newsletter

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A Note about Inspections during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

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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Holiday Closure: July 3, 2020 (Independence Day)

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BDS to be closed on Friday, June 19; other service updates

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Facility Permit Program Thriving During COVID-19 Pandemic

Plans Examiner Newsletter

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Field Issuance Remodel (FIR) Update

Services for the week of June 8, 2020.

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