Information about the City of Portland project to improve the earthquake safety of unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings.
UPDATE: Portland City Council passed a resolution on June 13, 2018 providing guidance to City staff on developing a mandatory seismic retrofit policy for unreinforced masonry buildings. The resolution language and information about next steps will be posted here soon.
Click here to watch the full Council meeting. The URM discussion begins at the 03:03:30 mark.
Click here for a list and searchable map of URM buildings.
Click here for a memo with seismic retrofit cost estimates for Class 3 URM buildings.
Click here for the URM Policy Committee's final report; click here for the URM Seismic Retrofit Support Committee's final report; and click here for the URM Retrofit Standards Committee's final report.
Questions about the Council meeting? Email email@example.com or contact 503-823-3739.
Resources for the Portland URM Seismic Retrofit Project.
Click to be redirected to a searchable database of Portland URM buildings.