Information about the City of Portland committee looking at seismic policy issues involving unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings.
The URM Policy Committee has been meeting monthly to prepare a seismic retrofit policy for Portland City Council to consider in 2017. Click here for the Policy Committee's draft report and click here for the draft cover memo.
Click here to view public comments received on the proposed policy.
The final committee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 3-5pm at the 1900 Building (1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland OR 97201). The City Council meeting scheduled for Thursday, October 19th has been postponed.
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Resources for the Portland URM Seismic Retrofit Project.
Click to be redirected to a searchable database of Portland URM buildings.