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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 10 Erosion Chapter 10.30 Requirements
10.30.010 General Scope.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 175205 and 179690, effective November 18, 2005.)
 
A. This Title applies to all ground disturbing activities whether or not a permit is required, unless such activities otherwise are exempted by Portland City Code. All non-permitted ground disturbing activities shall comply with this Title unless otherwise noted.
 
B. Exemptions:
1. Installation of signs is exempt from this Title.
 
2. Emergencies: Development which is subject to Subsection A. may commence without complying with the requirements of this Title if the Director determines that there is a hazard posing imminent danger to life or property, such as substantial fire hazards, risk of flood or other emergency. However, upon a determination by the Director that such emergency has passed, the provisions of this Title shall apply.