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I am the property owner, or the property owner's agent. In accordance with City Code Section 24.10.075, I am authorized to
submit an appeal for an alternative material, design or method of construction or equipment or a modification to the strict
interpretation of the Building Code as adopted by the City of Portland as outlined in the attached information. I hereby
acknowledge that the City is not liable for any damages that result from or relate to any formal decision rendered by the
City with respect to this appeal.
I acknowledge that all of the information provided will be a public record and will be posted
online. If you have questions, please contact the Building Code Appeals team (
or 503-823-6251) before submitting your appeal.
Please describe the requirements of the code section listed above.
Summarize the intent of the appeal, preferably in one sentence.
Describe the alternate methods and/or materials of construction to be used or that exist. (Be
as specific and detailed as possible). If this is a Reconsideration of an appeal, enter the
original appeal text, followed by a section titled "Reconsideration Text" along with new
Describe why the alternate is required and how it will provide equivalent health,
accessibility, structural capacity, energy conservation, life safety or fire protection to
what the code requires. If this is a Reconsideration of an appeal, enter the original appeal
text, followed by a section titled "Reconsideration Text" along with new language.