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Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300

TTY : 503-823-6868

1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

Improvements to the Public Right of Way


A change of use can trigger required improvements to sidewalks, bike lanes and similar elements on the public right of way. Where the Portland Office of Transportation determines that the existing public right of way conditions are substandard, the city may require that the building owner "dedicate" (legally turn over the ownership of) part of the property as well as to take responsibility for constructing those needed right of way improvements.


Heartbleed Security Notice

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