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16.10.600 Authority of Law Enforcement, Fire Officers, and Emergency Incident Commanders.

City Code Section

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 170923 and 180917, effective May 26, 2007.)  If a fire or other public emergency occurs, officers of the Bureau of Police and Portland Fire & Rescue may direct traffic as conditions require, notwithstanding the provisions of this Title.  In the event of an emergency or disaster that results in the implementation of the City Basic Emergency Services Plan, as established in Chapter 15.12, the Incident Commander may direct traffic and parking controls appropriate to the incident, notwithstanding the provisions of this Title.