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Interim noise control rule on construction activities due to heat

Effective May 15, 2024, construction activities may begin at 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday without a noise variance when the temperature predicted by the National Weather Service is expected to exceed 85 degrees Fahrenheit by 3 p.m.

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Bureau of Development Services proposes fee changes, effective July 1, 2024

Learn more about the proposed fee changes and how you can share your views.

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City of Portland recognizes International Noise Awareness Day

As the world comes together to observe International Noise Awareness Day on Wednesday, April 24, the City of Portland’s Bureau of Development Services and Noise Program join the global community in raising awareness about the impact of noise pollution on public health and well-being.

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Interested in balancing neighborhood livability with special events? Apply to serve on the Noise Review Board.

The City of Portland seeks two interested persons, including a construction professional, to serve three-year terms on the Noise Review Board. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted through Sunday, June 2.

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Deadline extended: Interested in improving neighborhood livability while supporting special events? Apply to serve on the Noise Review Board.

The City of Portland seeks an interested construction professional to serve a three-year term on the Noise Review Board. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted through Sunday, Feb. 18.

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Bureau of Development Services fee changes, effective July 1, 2023

Learn more about the new fees.

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Interested in helping improve neighborhood livability while supporting special events? Apply to serve on the Noise Review Board

The City of Portland seeks interested persons to serve in one position for a three-year term on the Noise Review Board. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted through Wednesday, June 28.

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Interim noise control rule on construction activities due to heat

Effective May 15, 2023, construction activities may begin at 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday without a noise variance when the temperature predicted by the National Weather Service is expected to exceed 85 degrees Fahrenheit by 3 p.m.

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City of Portland Liquor, Cannabis and Noise programs move to Development Services

This realignment, effective April 1, results from the ongoing restructuring of bureaus and offices following voters’ approval of Ballot Measure 26-228 in November 2022.

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Is Pandemic Recovery a Bit Noisy?

To help businesses and restaurants run successfully outdoors while maintaining goodwill with neighbors, the Noise Program has created a resource to explain the City of Portland’s noise code.

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Noise Review Board Recruiting a New Advisory Body Member

The City of Portland's Noise Review Board is now recruiting a new member to join the board. Applications due Friday, July 9, 2021.

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Noise Review Board Currently Recruiting New Members!

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