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Chapter 25.01 Title and Scope

City Code Chapter

25.01.010 Title.

  1. This Title shall be known as the “Plumbing Regulations,” may be so cited and pleaded and will be referred to herein as “this Title.”

25.01.020 Scope - Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code.

(Amended by Ordinances 162694, 164949, 168183, 169905, 174891, 179125, 182370, 185545, 186932, 188781, 190548 and 191582, effective February 9, 2024.) 

  1. This Title shall apply to all plumbing done within the City, except sewer facilities installed by the City Engineer through contract or by City work force in any public place or right‑of‑way for the disposal of sanitary or storm drainage and water supply facilities installed by the Water Engineer through contract or City work force in any public place or right‑of‑way for supplying the water service.
  2. The provisions of the Uniform Plumbing Code, 2023 edition, including the appendix and installation standards, published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, as amended by the Building Codes Division of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, and known as the 2023 Edition of the Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code, are hereby adopted by reference.  The Plumbing Specialty Code is on file in the Development Services Center of the City of Portland.

Upcoming and Recent Changes

Ordinance Number 190548

Effective Date