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The Facility Permit Program (FPP) is designed to serve customers with on-going interior tenant improvements where facility maintenance, upgrade and renovations are frequent.
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Get helpful tips for presenting testimony at a public hearing.
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Get helpful tips for presenting testimony at a public hearing.
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Annexation is the process of changing municipal boundaries to bring adjacent unincorporated areas into an existing city, typically to provide urban services not presently available. Properties must be within the municipal boundary of the City of Portland to receive City services.
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Central City in Motion is PBOT's effort to plan, prioritize, and implement transportation improvements in the city’s core. This planning effort prioritized eighteen projects, including new pedestrian crossings, bus lanes, and bikeways.
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About the Bureau of Development Services (BDS)
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The Central City 2035 project, its timing and related efforts.
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The City of Portland is developing proposals to address tree preservation during development activities.
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Purpose, background, timeline, and contact information for the SW Corridor Inclusive Communities project.
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General information about the Adjustment Committee
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The Budget Advisory Committee evaluates the bureau’s budget request.
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Learn more about the Design Commission. Authorized under Portland City Code 33.710.050, the Design Commission provides leadership and expertise on urban design and architecture and on maintaining and enhancing Portland's historical and architectural heritage.
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The Mechanical Board of Appeals determines the suitability of alternate materials and types of construction and provides for reasonable interpretations of the provisions of the Mechanical Code.
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The Plumbing Code Board of Appeal consists of three members appointed by the Mayor.
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General information about the POPS Customer Advisory Committee.
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General information about the River Community Advisory Committee.
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General information about the Structural Engineering Advisory Committee.
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Contractors in construction looking to grow their business through public contracting must meet general contractor requirements and added construction criteria. Learn about those requirements, opportunities to increase workforce diversity, and how do find and compete for construction contracts.
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Two of the most commonly used sections of the code regulate landscaping and screening, and parking and loading.