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The City of Portland adopted 2020 editions of the Stormwater Management Manual (SWMM) and Source Control Manual (SCM). The new editions of the manuals are in effect starting Dec. 14, 2020.
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Environmental Services held the first council reading for Title 17.38 on Oct. 7 and second council reading on Oct. 14. The 2020 Stormwater Management Manual will be in effect later this fall.
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Environmental Services is updating the City's Source Control Manual (SCM) and Administrative Rule ENB-4.15. The SCM provides structural, treatment, and operational requirements to prevent pollution of soil, groundwater, and surface waters. Comments must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.
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In response to Phase I reopening and community input, Environmental Services is postponing a sewer repair project on N Mississippi Avenue until fall 2020.
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Environmental Services will begin construction this week on an urgent sewer repair project on N Mississippi Avenue, affecting travel between N Shaver and Fremont streets during weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and some Saturdays.
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Environmental Services is proposing an update to Administrative Rules ENB-4.05 that govern sewer and stormwater system development charges (SDCs). This update seeks to create clarity and consistency for staff and the community through an updated SDC methodology and removal of obsolete information.
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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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The proposed rules would govern notification requirements applicable to a property owner who wishes to cap a neighbor’s private sewer that crosses the first property owner’s property without a recorded legal easement.
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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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Clarifications for partial-coverage ecoroofs.
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BES is aiming to improve permitting turnaround times through a reorganization that took place on Feb. 1, 2018.