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Chapter 25.09 Conversion or Abandonment of Nonconforming Sewers

City Code Chapter

(Chapter added by Ordinance 185694, effective November 23, 2012.)

25.09.010 Purpose.

(Amended by Ordinance 191736, effective July 1, 2024.)

  1. The purpose of this Chapter is to transfer from the Portland Permitting & Development to the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) certain regulatory authority over nonconforming sewers, as that term is defined in Chapter 17.33.

25.09.040 Damaged Nonconforming Sewer as Nuisance.

  1. A damaged nonconforming sewer is deemed a nuisance. Subject to Title 22, BES may abate such nuisances and recover any costs incurred thereby through the assessment of liens against properties served by the nonconforming sewers.