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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204

References and Resources

References and Resources

Portland Stormwater Management Manual

  • You can purchase a printed manual for $25 or pick up the free compact disc version at the Development Services Center, 1900 SW 4th Avenue in Portland.
  • To get a free CD by mail, please call 503-823-7103.
  • For questions or more information, contact Dawn Uchiyama at 503-823-0050.

City of Portland Contacts and Resources

Development Services Center (DSC)

  • 1900 SW 4th Avenue, 1st Floor
    Portland, OR 97201
    Open Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and Thursday evenings (homeowners night) 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Permitting Services 503-823-7310
  • Planning and Zoning (zoning questions) 503-823-7526
  • Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical, Sign Permits 503-823-7363
  • Resource/Records 503-823-7660
  • Permit Status 503-823-7000, extension 4
    www.portlandonline.com/bds/index.cfm?c=34154

Bureau of Environmental Services, System Development Division Hotline

  • 503-823-7761

BDS Early Assistance Appointments

Clean River Rewards (stormwater discount) 503-823-1371

Columbia South Shore Groundwater Protection Program

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Public Works Permitting Process

Site Development Permits

Urban Forest

City Codes

Title 10: Erosion and Sediment Control

Title 17: Public Improvements

Title 24: Building Regulations

Title 33: Planning and Zoning

2008 Oregon Specialty Plumbing Code

Site Evaluation Maps

Portland Maps (including stormwater, utility and drainage-way maps)

Soil Survey of Multnomah County (Soil Conservation Service, 1982)

Multnomah County SAIL (Plat Maps)

Standard Construction Specifications

Standard City of Portland Drawings, Details and Plans - Construction Specifications – Standard Drawings Environmental Services

Manuals/Documents

Sewer and Drainage Facilities Design Manual

Erosion and Sediment Control Manual

Stormwater Solutions Handbook

Other Agencies

City of Seattle Stormwater Treatment Technical Requirements Manual

Clean Water Services Water Quality and Quantity Facility Design

King County Surface Water Management,King County,Washington Surface Water Design Manual, (originally published in 1990 - effective January 24, 2005)

Metro

Metro Code

Multnomah County Drainage District

Oregon DEQ

EEQ Underground Injection Control Program (UIC)

Oregon Department of State Lands

Washington State Department of Ecology Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington

US Army Corps of Engineers

Oregon Administrative Rules

U.S. Green Building Council