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Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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The building code requires that new work meets current accessibility standards AND requires spending up to 25% of the value of a project on improving the access to and within an establishment. This "25% rule" applies to changes of occupancy as well as remodeling projects. The code lists the order of priority for improvements:

1. accessible parking,
2. an accessible entrance,
3. an accessible route within the building,
4. at least one accessible restroom for each sex or a single unisex restroom, etc.

For more information on accessibility requirements, speak to a Life Safety Reviewer.