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The City of Portland, Oregon

Development Services

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Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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Lunch & Learn - Asbestos, Lead-Based Paint, Dust and Site Control Measures for Demolition Projects with 1-4 Dwelling Units

Thursday, August 24, 2018 - Recorded presentation can be viewed here.

Person in hazmat suit during a house demolition

On July 1, 2018 the new City requirements for Residential Demolitions and Major Residential Alterations and Additions became effective. New dust and site control measures for demolitions of residential structures with 1-4 units and accessory structures over 200 square feet on those sites are now required.

Topics discussed:

  • Overview of new requirements
  • Documentation required prior to obtaining a demolition permit
  • Asbestos and lead-based-paint certifications required for the person conducting the demolition
  • Enforcement associated with the new ordinance

Presented by the Bureau of Development Services. If you have questions about the event, contact: Colleen Poole at 503-823-7889