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The Bureau of Development Services will only accept the deferred submittals after the main building permit has been issued. As of Feb. 1, 2018 BDS is discontinuing any practice of allowing the deferred submittal to be turned in while the main permit is still under review.
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Applicants intending to be subject to the 2014 Oregon Structural Specialty Code must submit complete packages, prepare for possibility of service delays.
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The date for the December 2019 DRAC meeting was rescheduled.
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On Thursday, December 5, 2019 Mayor Wheeler proposed an amendment to the recommendation to revise the sunset date of the regulations adopted in 2016 to December 31, 2024.
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Portland’s existing deconstruction ordinance is expanding. Effective on and after January 20, 2020 permit applications for demolition of a house or duplex built in 1940 or earlier will be required to deconstruct using a Certified Deconstruction Contractor.
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Applicants intending to be subject to the 2014 OSSC must submit complete packages, prepare for possibility of service delays.