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The Bureau of Development Services has announced a search for anyone interested in filling a vacancy on the City of Portland Historic Landmarks Commission.
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If you apply to develop or redevelop one of more than 550 properties with a major public trail designation on the City of Portland’s Official Zoning Map, you may be required to grant an easement and make trail improvements as part of your project.
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The following changes regarding residential demolitions and major residential alterations and additions became effective as of July 1, 2018: Definition of demolition & documentation.
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If you plan to do work involving residential demolitions, additions or alterations, you should be aware of an ordinance that the City Council passed on June 13, 2018, which simplifies some definitions, adds dust control requirements for major alterations using heavy equipment, and makes other techni
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If you apply to develop or redevelop one of more than 550 properties with a major public trail designation on the City of Portland’s Official Zoning Map, you may be required to grant an easement and make trail improvements as part of your project.
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Portland’s new 2035 Comprehensive Plan will take effect on May 24, 2018, at 1 p.m. It’s a long-range plan that helps the City prepare for and manage expected population and employment growth, as well as plan for and coordinate major public investments.
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The amendments to Title 11 were approved by the Portland City Council on Feb. 14, 2018 and will go into effect on March 16, 2018.
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Effective March 1, 2018 – The Bureau of Development Services is announcing a new online payment portal for building code appeals, in an effort to be more helpful to customers who qualify for an appeal.
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BDS will only accept the deferred submittal after the main building permit has been issued. The deferred submittal will not be accepted prior to this stage in the permitting process.
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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 Jan. 1, 2018.