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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the official web site of the City of Portland, Oregon

General Information: 503-823-4000

E-mail: cityinfo@portlandoregon.gov

1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, OR 97204

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Sewer & Stormwater Management Improvements

BES PERMIT MATRIX

 

SEWER OR STORMWATER IMPROVEMENT

BES SEWER LATERAL PERMIT

503-823-1026

SIMPLIFIED SEWER PERMIT

DevEng Hotline 503.823.7761(*3)

PUBLIC WORKS PERMIT

PWP Hotline 503.823.1987

ONSITE CONNECTIONS

Connecting to existing service lateral extended to property. No work in the public right of way. Onsite/on property connections permitted with a BDS plumbing permit.

 

NO

 

NO

 

NO

SEWER EXTENSION

UNDER 100 FT

Less than 12’ deep and meeting these BES Requirements 

 

NO

 

YES

 

NO

SEWER LATERAL CONNECTION OR CAPPING IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY

Connecting to or abandoning an existing service lateral in the public right of way

 YES

 (If not permitted under Simplified Sewer or BES Public Works Permit)

Sewer main must be accepted & in service

 NO

 NO

SEWER MAIN EXTENSIONS

Simplified Sewer Permit requirements not satisfied

 

NO

 

NO

 

YES

PUBLIC STORM FACILITY

Construction or modification of vegetated stormwater facilities or sumps 

 

NO

 

NO

 

YES

MAINTENANCE HOLE (M/H)

Install Standard 48" diameter M/H 

YES

(If not permitted under Simplified Sewer or BES Public Works Permit)

 YES

YES

LARGE MAINTENANCE HOLE

Install M/H over 48” in diameter

 

NO

 

NO

 

YES

BES PERMIT TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS 

SEWER OR STORMWATER PERMITTED IMPROVEMENT

BES SEWER CONNECTION PERMIT

SIMPLIFIED SEWER PERMIT

PUBLIC WORKS PERMIT

BES CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

NO

 NO

YES

 INSPECTION

PBOT UTILITY INSPECTION

PBOT UTILITY INSPECTION

BES CONSTRUCTION

PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING

 YES, for M/H taps and installs, larger diameter mainline pipe, or unique new connections

(PBOT UTILITY INSPECTION) 

YES

(PBOT UTILITY INSPECTION)

YES

PERFORMANCE GURANTEE

NO

NO

YES

 

AS BUILTS

YES

(PBOT UTILITY INSPECTION)

YES

(BY ENGINEER OF RECORD)

YES

DEFICIENCY LIST

NO

YES

YES

 PUNCHLIST

NO

YES

YES

2 YR WARRANTY & MAINTENANCE BOND - Public Works Permit site & project number specific

NO

NO

YES

CERTIFICATE LIABILITY INSURANCE - Public Works Permit site & project number specific

N/A

N/A

YES

CONTRACTOR RESTORATION BOND  & INSURANCE

Required for work in R.O.W. (PBOT authorized)

YES

YES

N/A