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25.05.020 Permit and Report Required To Do Plumbing Work on Water System.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 168902 and 170811, effective January 2, 1997.)  It is unlawful for any plumber or other person to make connections, installations, replacements, extensions, or repairs to any City water service pipe, or to extend a water pipe from one building to another building, or to connect one service pipe with another service pipe without first obtaining the proper plumbing permit or minor label if applicable, unless making emergency repairs.  Permits for emergency repairs to water lines must be obtained within 48 hours (except weekends and holidays) of commencing the repair work.  Every plumbing system in the City of Portland shall be connected to a City water main or water supply furnished by the City of Portland or other State approved purveyor.