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Facility Permit Program (FPP) Update

Services and updates about the Facility Permit Program (FPP) for the week of June 8, 2020.

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Online Survey Available to Share Your Views on Updates to Portland’s Tree Code

Read more about potential tree code amendments in the City of Portland.

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BES requests public comment on proposed changes to the Stormwater Management Manual and Title 17.38

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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Disaster Preparedness- Prepare Your Home for an Earthquake

For week three of Building Safety Month 2020, we'll learn about preparing our communities and homes in the event of a disaster. Helpful video details how to prepare your home for an earthquake.

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"Interim Review" Process Name Changed to Single PDF

Development Services will now refer to the applicant upload process as Single PDF instead of Interim Review.

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Water Safety in Buildings

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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COVID-19 Construction Industry Safety Practices

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South Portland Addressing Project

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Urban Forestry Same Day Permits

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Development Services Fee Change Update

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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Development Services Center Operations During COVID-19 Emergency

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Introduction to Building Codes and Building Permits

During the first week of Building Safety Month 2020 we'll learn about how building codes and permits benefit you.

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Share Your Views on Portland’s Tree Code

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Customer Request

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Oregon OSHA: COVID-19 Job Health & Safety Resources for Oregon Contractors

Get the Oregon OSHA PDF handout about job health and safety resources for Oregon contractors.

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Building Code Appeals

We want you to be aware of the building (plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and floating structures) code appeal process.

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Residential Inspections Procedures: COVID-19 Response

Residential Inspections is putting new business practices in place during the COVID-19 health emergency to protect the health of our inspection staff and customers.

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Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Updates

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Bureau of Development Services COVID-19/Coronavirus Update

March 2020 COVID-19 public health emergency news announcement.

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