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Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Administrative Rule: Accessory Short Term Rental Enforcement

A public hearing on the proposed administrative rule will be held Friday, December 16, 2016, 12:00-2:00 p.m., 1900 SW 4th Avenue, Room 4a (4th floor).

CUSTOMER & COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION

CUSTOMER & COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION
November 15, 2016

Contact: Mike Liefeld, michael.liefeld@portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-7332  

Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Administrative Rule:
Accessory Short Term Rental Enforcement

The Bureau of Development Services (BDS) is proposing a new administrative rule, Accessory Short Term Rental Enforcement. The proposed rule 1) establishes a citation based enforcement process for violations of Accessory Short Term Rental regulations of Portland City Code (PCC) 33.207; and 2) establishes administrative review and appeal procedures for those violations.  

Currently, when violations of Accessory Short Term Rental code are confirmed, property owners are given a 30-day compliance period to cease unpermitted activities or obtain permits for activity, where allowed. If uncorrected, fines of $707-$1,414 are assessed on a monthly basis depending on the length of the violation.
 
Under the proposed Accessory Short Term Rental Enforcement Administrative Rule, property owners will not have a 30-day compliance period, and will be issued citations of $1,000-$5,000 per occurrence. Citations may be issued for each day of continued violation. Citations may be reviewed administratively, and then appealed to the Code Hearings Officer. The Code Hearings Officer may request additional documentation including, but not limited to, bank records, relevant tax records, and information from online platforms as a basis for their decision.
 
Any violation of PCC 33.207 would be subject to the rule, including but not limited to, operating an accessory short term rental without a required permit, renting out more bedrooms than allowed by a permit, allowing more than 5 overnight guests, or utilizing a property as an accessory short term rental without a primary long-term resident.
 
View the draft administrative rule or at BDS at 1900 SW 4th Avenue, 5th floor. Copies will also be available for review at the hearing.

A public hearing on the proposed administrative rule will be held in December.
 
Date:                Friday, December 16, 2016
Time:               12:00-2:00 p.m.
Location:         1900 SW 4th Avenue, Room 4a (4th floor)
 
Comments will be accepted in person at the hearing or in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2016. Submit written comments to Mike Liefeld at BDS, michael.liefeld@portlandoregon.gov

To learn more about the Bureau of Development Services, visit us online at www.portlandoregon.gov/bds.

 

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BDS Lunch & Learn: The Portland Metropolitan Levee System and BDS’s Role in its Future

Friday, November 18, 2016 from Noon – 1:00 PM, 2nd Foor Conference Room 2500A, 1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland OR, 97201

BDS Lunch & Learn

Join the Bureau of Development Services Staff for a FREE Presentation and Discussion on

The Portland Metropolitan Levee System and
BDS’s Role in its Future
 

Friday, November 18, 2016 from Noon - 1:00 pm
Bureau of Development Services - 1900 Building
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland OR, 97201 - 2nd Floor Room 2500A

The Portland Metropolitan Levee System and BDS’s Role in its Future

On the south shore of the Columbia River, in the Portland, Oregon Metro area, lies a 12,000-acre area that relies on a federal flood control system managed by four drainage districts. The area, part of the Columbia Corridor, is critical to the economic future of the region.

This system includes approximately 27 miles of levees and 45 miles of ditches and sloughs drained by 13 pump stations. The four drainage districts (the Districts) are: Peninsula Drainage District #1 (PEN 1), Peninsula Drainage District #2 (PEN 2), Multnomah County Drainage District #1 (MCDD), and Sandy Drainage Improvement Company (SDIC). MCDD acts as the administrative manager for all four.  

Since Hurricane Katrina, federal agencies have been instituting a new regime of levee and floodplain regulations. MCDD along with the Port of Portland, City of Portland, and Multnomah County have worked together to create a coalition of over 20 organizations, Levee Ready Columbia (LRC). LRC is committed to a collaborative and pro-active approach to flood risk reduction to ensure that the levee system meet federal standards.  

There are high economic, social, and environmental risks posed by these aging levees systems. The risk posed by flooding in the Columbia Corridor alone runs in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Local levee agencies require a reliable, long-term relationship with local governments, state, and federal partners to ensure resilient levee infrastructure in Oregon. This presentation will discuss the history of the drainage districts, how the levees and stormwater management system function, and how development impacts these flood reduction systems. 

MCDD and BDS staff will be available to answer questions.

If you have questions about the event, contact Colleen Poole at 503-823-7889.

Para solicitar traducción, por favor llame a 503-823-7300 antes de el 15 de noviembre.

Download the flyer in PDF format (Printable Version)

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The Bureau of Development Services is Seeking Input on a Proposed Slope Stability Code Guide

Comments and feedback are welcome and should be sent to Ericka.Koss@portlandoregon.gov. The public comment period will be open until Friday, December 9, 2016.

CUSTOMER & COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION

CUSTOMER & COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION
November 10, 2016

The Bureau of Development Services is Seeking Input on a
Proposed Slope Stability Code Guide

The City of Portland, Bureau of Development Services is seeking input on a proposed Slope Stability Code Guide. This document provides guidance and minimum requirements for slope stability assessment for developments proposed in potential landslide hazard areas. The code guide can be found at http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bds/article/597690.

Comments and feedback are welcome and should be sent to Ericka.Koss@portlandoregon.gov. The public comment period will be open until Friday, December 9, 2016. 

 


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New PortlandMaps.Com Building Permit Search

In an effort to improve public access and the usability of building permit information contained in the Portland Maps website, the City of Portland Bureau of Technology Services and the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) launched a new Advanced Permit Search Function.

CUSTOMER & COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION

CUSTOMER & COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION
October 12, 2016

Contact: Ross Caron, BDS Public Information Officer, (503) 823-4268  

New PortlandMaps.Com Building Permit Search

In an effort to improve public access and the usability of building permit information contained in the Portland Maps website (www.portlandmaps.com), the City of Portland Bureau of Technology Services and the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) launched a new Advanced Permit Search Function. This new function allows customized searches of building permit records filtered by permit type, neighborhoods, and date range. The City will be adding land use review applications and enforcement case records to the advanced search functionality in the near future. 

New PortlandMaps.Com Building Permit Search

Advanced Permit Search Function

In addition to the Portland Maps Advanced Search Function, BDS has also developed several Portland Maps Galleries that are focused on specific building permit types, including:

Unreinforced Masonry Buildings

Unreinforced Masonry Buildings

Residential Demolitions

Residential Demolitions

Residential Construction

Residential Construction

Commercial Demolitions

Commercial Demolitions

Commercial Construction

Commercial Construction

 

 

 

 

 

 

City of Portland staff are available to give presentations to community or business groups on how to use these new tools. If you would like to schedule a demonstration, please contact Ross Caron at Ross.Caron@portlandoregon.gov or (503) 823-4268.

If you are interested in learning more about the Bureau of Development Services, please visit us at www.portlandoregon.gov/bds and subscribe to receive other Bureau of Development Services notification.


The City of Portland is committed to providing meaningful access. For accommodations, modifications, translation, interpretation or other services, please call 503-823-7300, the TTY at 503-823-6868 or the Oregon Relay Service: 711.
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Inclusionary Housing Zoning Code Project

The Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) will hold a briefing on October 11, 2016 at 1:00 PM followed by a public hearing on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 4:00 PM where community members can testify in-person. The PSC will hold a work session on November 8, 2016 from 12:30-4:30 PM.

CUSTOMER & COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION

CUSTOMER & COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION
October 4, 2016

Contact: Ross Caron, BDS Public Information Officer, (503) 823-4268  

Inclusionary Housing Zoning Code Project

The Oregon State Legislature passed a bill in March 2016, allowing cities to require affordable housing in larger multi-dwelling projects. Known as Inclusionary Housing, Oregon was previously the only state, other than Texas, where this approach to affordable housing provision was prohibited. The Portland Bureau of Housing (PHB) spearheaded the City’s development of an Inclusionary Housing Program and began to set program requirements with input from community members, a panel of experts, economic consultants, and an inter-bureau technical team made up of representatives from the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS), the Bureau of Development Services and the Office of the City Attorney. In conjunction, with PHB efforts, BPS began crafting updates to Portland Zoning Code regulations to implement the program and add affordable housing density bonuses granted for projects that comply with program requirements.
 
Further information of the Inclusionary Housing Program can be found here:  http://www.portlandoregon.gov/phb/70578 and the Proposed Draft of the Inclusionary Housing Zoning Code Project can be found here: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/article/590320.  
 
Currently the proposed requirements would apply to new buildings with 20 or more dwelling units, and alterations to existing buildings that add 20 or more dwelling units. The draft includes a menu of several options including providing a percentage of the proposed dwelling units to be at certain levels of affordability or paying a fee-in-lieu of providing on-site affordable housing units. The draft requirements are likely to change as part of the public process, so it is important to stay informed about this project.
 
Written public testimony can be submitted between now and October 25, 2016. Email:  psc@portlandoregon.gov with the subject line “Inclusionary Housing Zoning Code Project”. 
 
The Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) will hold a briefing on October 11, 2016 at 1:00 PM followed by a public hearing on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 4:00 PM where community members can testify in-person. The PSC will hold a work session on November 8, 2016 from 12:30-4:30 PM
 
A City Council hearing is expected in December 2016 with the anticipated effective date of the Inclusionary Housing Program expected to be February 1, 2017. 
 
For more information on the Inclusionary Housing Program, please contact Matthew Tschabold at the Portland Housing Bureau at 503-823-3607 or matthew.tschabold@portlandoregon.gov. For more information on the Inclusionary Housing Zoning Code Project, please contact Tyler Bump at the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability at 503-823-7713 or tyler.bump@portlandoregon.gov.

To learn more about the Bureau of Development Services, visit us online at www.portlandoregon.gov/bds

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The City of Portland is committed to providing meaningful access. For accommodations, modifications, translation, interpretation or other services, please call 503-823-7300, the TTY at 503-823-6868 or the Oregon Relay Service: 711.
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