Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

17.33.040 Mandated Sewer Service Connection Charges.

City Code Section

(Amended by Ordinance 185397, effective July 6, 2012.)

  1. A property owner must pay or finance sanitary sewer system development charge and, if not previously assessed, sewer line and branch charges collectively known as sewer connection charges described in Chapter 17.36 prior to the issuance of sewer connection permits.  Property owners may elect to pre-pay sewer connection charges no more than 5 years before availability of public sewer.
  2. Only one agreement per property may be entered into under the terms of this subsection.  As used herein, the term “sale” includes every disposition or transfer including the transfer of equitable title or legal title to real property.