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1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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*Type of Appeal
*Project Type
*This appeal involves:
*Proposed Use of Structure:
Building/Business Name:
*Project Address:

*Please provide one of the following choices below:
*Number of Stories
*Occupancy Group:
*Construction Type:
*Fire Sprinklers
*Plans Examiner/Inspector:
*Payment Options:
*Plan Submittal Options:
  • Mail building plan to:
    Bureau of Development Services
    1900 SW 4th Ave.
    Suite 5000/Appeals
    Portland, OR 97201
    Mail fire plan to:
    Portland Fire & Rescue
    Attn: Leanna Smith
    55 SW Ash Street
    Portland, OR 97204
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    Note: All submitted .pdf plans will be printed in black and white on standard 8½×11″ format.

I am the property owner, or the property owner's authorized agent with authority to waive, modify and accept liability for the property listed herein. In such capacity, I hereby submit an appeal for an alternative method or a modification of the requirements of the Building Codes of the City of Portland as outlined in the attached information. The property owner and his/her/its agents will, at their own expense indemnify, defend and hold harmless the City, its officers, agents, officials and employees against any and all claims, demands, actions, losses, damages and suits, including attorney's fees and costs brought against any of them arising out of, or resulting from approval of any of these appealed items.

* Agreed and acknowledged

Describe the alternate methods and/or materials of construction to be used or that exist. (Be as specific and detailed as possible)

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

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