Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

To improve security, on Feb. 11th the city will begin disabling TLS 1.0 on our websites. This change should not impact you unless you are using an old browser. More information

Close

Charter, Code and Policies

City of Portland

GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-4000

EMAIL: cityinfo@portlandoregon.gov

More Contact Info

17.106.010 Purpose.

This Chapter provides deconstruction requirements for the removal of Portland’s older and more historic primary dwelling structures.  The Deconstruction of Buildings Law seeks to:

A.  Maximize the salvage of valuable building materials for reuse;

B.  Reduce carbon emissions associated with demolition;

C.  Reduce the amount of demolition waste disposed of in landfills; and

D.  Minimize the adverse impacts associated with building removal.