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The City of Portland, Oregon

Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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Neighborhood Mediation versus Code Enforcement

Neighborhood Mediation Services: People are often unaware that something is a problem for others and having code enforcement take action can negatively affect neighbor relations. You may want to consider first addressing your neighbor or another property owner on a personal, neighbor-to-neighbor basis or with the help of a neighborhood mediator from Resolutions Northwest.

Resolutions Northwest (503-595-4890) helps Portland neighbors have productive conversations and work out peaceful solutions to everyday conflicts. The Center includes a dedicated team of volunteer and staff mediators who facilitate direct communication and problem-solving among the parties. Dispute resolution information, mediation training and meeting facilitation services are also provided to the community.

If you are interested in this approach, please feel free to contact Resolutions Northwest to see how they can help.