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The City of Portland adopted 2020 editions of the Stormwater Management Manual (SWMM) and Source Control Manual (SCM). The new editions of the manuals are in effect starting Dec. 14, 2020.
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We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to support the construction industry and our local economy during these difficult times.
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In recognition of the cost of doing business during a pandemic, and due to the increased complexity of processing appeals (building, mechanical, plumbing electrical and floating structures), the fees for submitting appeals have been adjusted.
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Environmental Services held the first council reading for Title 17.38 on Oct. 7 and second council reading on Oct. 14. The 2020 Stormwater Management Manual will be in effect later this fall.
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Fiscal Year 2019-2020 report showcases changes, improvements and accomplishments in supporting the community and local economy, with an emphasis on social equity.
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The Bureau of Development Services proposed fee increases across most of its services, effective Dec. 1, 2020. These fee increases were approved by the Portland City Council on Oct. 28, 2020.
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Use outdoor space like a parking lot to help with social distancing and safety. Get zoning and other city code information to use parking lots for outdoor customer seating, services, and to sell merchandise. Use these social distancing guidelines for your outdoor seating, outdoor booths and more.
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Project is the Third Portland Project Approved Under Metro Housing Bond
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Send us your feedback about solar permits by Monday, October 12, 2020 at 5:00 PM
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Chapter 24.85 Updated

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On Wednesday September 16, 2020 Portland City Council passed an ordinance that updates PCC Chapter 24.85, Seismic Design Requirements for Existing Buildings.
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Revised plans for the Anna Mann House will add another 40 units of affordable housing to the proposed building design.
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