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21.20.020 Temporary Shut Off.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 179978, 180917 and 182053, effective August 15, 2008.) An owner or tenant may request by telephone, in writing, or in person that the Bureau temporarily discontinue water service. Fire protection service may only be discontinued upon written request of the owner and approved by Portland Fire & Rescue. Base charges will continue during temporary shut off.