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Portland’s existing deconstruction ordinance is expanding. Effective on and after January 20, 2020 permit applications for demolition of a house or duplex built in 1940 or earlier will be required to deconstruct using a Certified Deconstruction Contractor.
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City Council hears testimony overwhelmingly in favor of requiring “younger” buildings to be subject to deconstruction ordinance
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City Council to consider raising the “year-built threshold” from 1916 to 1940; public comments welcome.
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Lovett Deconstruction was established to help diminish the industry practice of tearing up quality building materials and throwing them away.
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The Rebuilding Center exists to discover and re-claim value in people, materials, and communities that been overlooked or discarded by society.
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Deconstruction instead of demolition: Disassembling Portland’s oldest and most historic houses and duplexes will protect public health and save valuable materials for reuse.