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Chief Electrical Inspector, Brett Welland and Senior Electrical Inspector, Jeff Copeland both recently completed the NFPA Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional (CESCP) certification program.
Effective July 1, 2017 the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) implemented the provisions of the 2014 Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC) section 1705.11.4 requiring special inspections of designated seismic systems and section 1705.12.3 requiring seismic certification of certain nonstructural components for structures designated as Risk Category III or IV.
Effective June 9, 2017 – The Land Use Services Division changed the process for how approved land use reviews get recorded with Multnomah County.
On June 8, 2017, the City Council adopted the City’s fiscal year (FY) 2017-18 Budget, which went into effect on July 1, 2017.
May 18 and June 15, 2017 Meetings and DRAC Meetings in CH2M Building May – September 2017
Work on the BDS 5-year Strategic Plan document is nearly complete. The updated Plan will be distributed to BDS managers and staff over the next few weeks, and BDS intends to begin implementation of the Plan in later this summer.
BDS is in the planning stages to conduct new customer, community and employee satisfaction surveys in summer 2017.
BDS webpages, applications and handouts and code and program guides.
Jade District International Night Market - Saturday, August 19th and 26th, 2017 from 5:00 – 10:00 PM and 2017 Oregon Small Business Fair - Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
CC2035, Better Housing by Design (BHD), Housing and East Bank Crescent Master Plan and Potential Swimming Beach Study.