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Do you want to make an impact on development in Portland? Read about joining the Development Review Advisory Committee.
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Sewer Connections: Permits Required for Sewer Connection and Repair
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Over the next year, the City is phasing in a new more efficient plan review process for all types of building permits. This new process will establish dedicated windows of uninterrupted time for City staff to perform plan review.
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Harper’s Playground: a non-profit organization dedicated to designing and building inclusive playgrounds in Portland and beyond.
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Beginning on April 1, 2019, The Bureau of Development Services will launch a new program to simplify bathroom permits for small projects.
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To encourage development and increase housing stock, the Portland City Council began waiving SDC fees assessed to ADU permits in 2010. Last year, City Council revised the SDC waiver and reaffirmed a June 30, 2020 deadline for previously approved ADUs to complete construction.
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Feeling stuck? Need help getting answers about requirements for your project? As you may or may not know, there are many different regulations, requirements, policies or processes that can conflict depending on the type and complexity of a development project. Get help.
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BDS’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-20 budget request continues to work its way through the City’s approval process.
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The Bureau of Development Services collects fees to fund service provisions, including inspections, plan review, permit issuance, land use review, enforcement, and other bureau functions. This page reflects 2019 changes.
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Development Services is updating the interactive voice response (IVR) Inspection Request system message to include important details on Erosion Control Inspections (IVR Inspection #200), effective today.
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The Structural Advisory Board will meet on June 12, 2019 at 2 p.m. to discuss the appeal for the proposed Atomic Orchard project located at 2510 NE Sandy Blvd.
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In order to better manage customer requests, BDS will have additional closures that coincide with official City holidays during the winter 2018/19 season.