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Read news from the Bureau of Environmental Services about the Stormwater Management and Sewer and Drainage Facilities Design Manuals.
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Do you want to make an impact on development in Portland? Read about joining the Development Review Advisory Committee.
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Read news from BPS about the Residential Infill Project, HB2001 & SB534, the proposed amendment to increase deconstruction projects, the connected communities along division transit report, and the review of ezones in North Portland.
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On October 1, 2019, Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry will implement an updated set of the Approved Street Tree Planting Lists.
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During the rainy season, between October 1 and April 30, ground-disturbing construction work requires an elevated level of attention. Wet weather site and erosion control measures are necessary throughout the City.
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The Bureau of Development Services has announced a search for anyone interested in filling a vacancy on the City of Portland Historic Landmarks Commission.
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The Bureau of Development Services is proposing to amend administrative rules related to enforcement of Accessory Short-Term Rentals (ASTRs) that are allowed by the Portland Zoning Code Chapter 33.207.
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On May 8, 2019, City Council adopted amendments to Portland City Code Title 33 relating to the Neighborhood Contact Requirement for certain projects. The updated code goes into effect on December 2, 2019.
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A new proposal will be heard by both the Planning and Sustainability Commission and the Urban Forestry Commission who will make recommendations to City Council.
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BDS, together with BES, wants your input on the City’s Erosion and Sediment Control Manual in preparation for an update to the manual.
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Effective September 16, 2019: BDS has approved a new code guide that will allow additional dwelling units, specifically Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), to be constructed within Townhouses if certain requirements are met, and will provide clear requirements for spaces used in common.
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City officials are preparing for a large protest on Saturday, August 17, 2019, in the downtown core of Portland. The protest is expected to remain in the downtown area, although activity may extend to adjacent areas, such as the Central Eastside. The timing of the event is not certain.
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The Remote Inspection Program provides an alternative to on-site inspection for situations requiring minor corrections.
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The Bureau of Development Services, in partnership with the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, will propose a set of code amendments to the Portland City Council on August 7, 2019 at 10 a.m. The amendments are intended to allow murals in more locations around the City. Read the recommended code.
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Houston-based Zenith Energy is receiving a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) from the City of Portland that will allow the company to begin using its newly-built racking system for unloading tank cars on its existing tank farm in Portland’s Northwest Industrial District.
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News for Property Line Adjustment Applicants Effective immediately, there are changes to the process for Property Line Adjustments (PLAs) for new applications or submitted applications that have not already received a checksheet.
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Development Services rolled out PDX ePlans (electronic plan review) as an option for all Process Managed projects as of January 2019.
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