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.
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.