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Are you planning on closing any portion of the public street or sidewalk to construct, store or work in the City of Portland? Need to know how to properly close and set up traffic control? Our next Lunch & Learn will be at noon on Feb. 14, 2018 at the CH2M Center’s Lincoln Conference Room.
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The State of Oregon’s Building Codes Division (BCD) released new editions of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code, Oregon Electrical Specialty Code and the Oregon Plumbing Code. Any permits issued in 2018 must meet the new code requirements, which took effect on January 1, 2018.
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The Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) issued an order approving Portland’s 2035 Comprehensive Plan and responding to objections raised against the new plan and associated implementation measures.
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BDS Budget and Finance staff submitted BDS’s fiscal year (FY) 2018-19 Requested Budget and updated 5-Year Financial Plan to the City Budget Office on Jan. 29, 2018.
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Bureau of Development Services (BDS) staff are planning to conduct surveys after the City Council approved an IGA between BDS and PSU in December 2017.
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Stop by our table to talk with BDS experts about a house project or for answers to any building-related questions.
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On Feb. 1, 2018, the Portland City Council passed an ordinance implementing Senate Bill 871 that addresses asbestos and lead-based paint in residential demolitions.