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Phone: 503-823-7300

Email: bds@portlandoregon.gov

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Plans Examiner - September/October 2017 Issue

The Plans Examiner 2017 - September/October Issue


  • Rainy Season Construction Site and Erosion Control Measures

    During the rainy season, between October 1st and April 30th, ground-disturbing construction work requires an elevated level of attention. Wet weather site and erosion control measures are necessary throughout the City.

  • Fall 2017 Landlord Training Program

    The City of Portland, Bureau of Development Services is in the process of scheduling its Fall 2017 Landlord Training Program dates and locations. Four classes will be held: October 23, 2017 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center; October 28th and November 4th at Providence Portland; October 30th at Adventist Medical Center.

  • Upcoming Outreach Events

    2017 Oregon Small Business Fair and 2017 Portland Fall Home & Garden Show

  • BDS Budget Update

    Now that we’re two months into our fiscal year (FY) 2017-18 budget, it’s already time to begin preparing for the FY 2018-19 budget (July 2018 – June 2019). All City bureaus will be required to submit their budget requests in late January or early February 2018.

  • DRAC Happenings

    We’re currently accepting applications to fill a vacant position on the DRAC representing Small Businesses. If you (or anyone you know) is interested in applying for DRAC membership, please contact Mark Fetters (503-823-1028 or mark.fetters@portlandoregon.gov).

  • 2017 BDS Surveys Update

    BDS is finalizing an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Portland State’s Survey Research Lab to conduct new customer, community and employee satisfaction surveys.

  • Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Updates

    CC2035 testimony now visible via online “Testimony Reader”, The Top 10 things to know about the CC2035 Plan, RIP is alive and well; public launch coming soon, and etc.