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Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

Project Information

URM Project Description

View the project description for the URM Seismic Retrofit Project.

URM Workplan

View the workplan for the URM Seismic Retrofit Project.

URM Overview Video

A short video about Portland's concerns about the danger posed by unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings in an earthquake.

Public Forum Documents

Notes and presentation slides from public forums held on September 8, September 22, and October 19, 2016.

General Public Comments

Comments received from the public on the proposed URM policy.