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Chapter 24.25 Movings of Buildings

24.25.010 General.

No building shall be moved from one location to another until permits have been obtained.

24.25.020 Permit Information Required.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 188647, effective November 17, 2017.)  The applicant shall file with the Director an application for a permit to move the structure, it shall be signed by the owner or the owner’s authorized agent, and shall contain a description of the building to be moved, the location where it is to be moved, and the use and occupancy proposed, in addition to the information required by Section 24.10.070 of this Title regarding foundation or other work at the final location.

24.25.030 Direction of City Engineer.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 169905, effective April 1, 1996.) No building shall be moved across or along any street until the route to be followed and the time allowed for moving has been submitted to the City Engineer and approved by him. Moving shall be under the direction of the City Engineer. For the regulations covering the use of public streets see Chapter 33 of the Structural Specialty Code.

24.25.040 Housing Code Inspection Report Required.

The Director shall inspect any residential building that is proposed to be moved, to ensure its compliance with the provision of Title 29 of the Code of the City of Portland.