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BES updating SDC and Line and Branch Charge Administrative rules

The City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) proposes updates to the Systems Development Charge and Line and Branch Charge administrative rules (Portland Policy Documents ENB-4.05 and ENB-4.06). The proposed changes will:

  • Reflect current Oregon State Plumbing Code;
  • Combine Systems Development Charge (SDC) administrative rules with information from the annual BES rate ordinance;
  • Update administrative rules into the new BES format; and
  • Clarify confusing language.

The proposal includes updated administrative rules for SDCs and Line and Branch Charges.

The proposed administrative rule changes are posted at BES will take public comment on this proposal from Monday, June 2, 2014 through 5:00 p.m. Monday, June 30, 2014. BES will hold a public hearing upon request on Wednesday June 18, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in Room B of the Portland Building at 1120 SW 5th Avenue, Portland, Oregon. BES will cancel the tentative hearing if no request is received by 4:00 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014. Any comments or concerns should be directed to Dawn Hottenroth at or 503-823-7767.

Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. Monday, June 30, 2014.

Dawn Hottenroth

Environmental Policy Analyst

City of Portland

Bureau of Environmental Services

1120 SW 5th avenue, Room 1000

Portland, OR 97204


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