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This is the Annual Report for Procurement Services for the FY 2020-21 Fiscal Year, which runs July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
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The Bureau of Development Services seeks public comment on a proposed administrative rule governing private rights-of-ways (Streets, Alleys, Shared Courts, Common Greens and Pedestrian Connections).
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The Bureau of Development Services seeks public comment on a proposed administrative rule for its Lien Reduction Review process for properties subject to potential enforcement action under the City's Property Maintenance code. A public hearing will be hosted on December 27, 2021.
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A message from PHB's Director and a look back at the work accomplished during this last year.
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Environmental Services is proposing updates to three administrative rules, ENB-4.17, ENB-4.33, and ENB-4.15, that govern permitting of sewer connections and lateral repairs in the public right-of-way or sewer easement. The public comment period is closed.
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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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Seven new Portland projects received full concept endorsement from Metro for funding from Metro’s Regional Affordable Housing Bond, bringing the city to 1,200+ units of affordable housing in the pipeline through the Metro Bond—or 83% of the goal set forth for Portland's allocation of the funds.
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Staff from across the Bureau of Development Services, working with other city bureaus and students from Portland Community College, come to the aid of a black disabled homeowner in addressing multiple concerns, saving money and reducing fines.
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New inspection reports from the Bureau of Development Services provide clearer and more streamlined information for customers to review.
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With the slate of new projects recommended for funding from Metro’s Affordable Housing Bond, Portland will surpass 80% of its Metro Bond housing goals. Land donation by Kaiser Permanente will further bond progress in 2022.