Administrative Rule Adopted by Office of Neighborhood
A notification or satisfaction document recorded with Multnomah County.
Once a property has been cited for a housing violation and a violation letter
mailed to the property owner for violation of Title 29, Property Maintenance
Code, a Notice of Code Violation and Possible Lien is
recorded with Multnomah County.
A Notice of Code Violation and Possible Lien is
recorded with Multnomah County for Nuisance and Disabled Vehicle cases once the
abatement has been completed.
The recorded notice alerts potential buyers that there may be a problem at
the property and provides a phone number to call for assistance. The recording
stays on the property until the case is closed and the lien is paid. At that
time ONI records a Notice of Satisfaction with
Policy Exception: Temporary Recording
The Multnomah County recording, Notice of Violation and Possible
Lien Against the Property, may appear to cloud a title, which
makes a sale or refinancing of a property difficult. It is not our intent to
prevent or hinder a sale or refinancing of any property.
A Temporary Recording Program for Housing Code
Violations has been developed when it is not possible to have all the violations
corrected prior to a sale or refinancing of that property.
A Temporary Recording is a notice filed with Multnomah County to temporarily
suspend for one day the original Notice of Violation and Possible Lien
Against the Property. A Notice of Temporary Satisfaction of City of Portland
Housing Code Violation and Possible Lien Against the Property is
recorded at Multnomah County with the following warning note:
This satisfaction is being recorded to accommodate the sale or refinancing
of a property. At this time, the violations listed in the violation letter
prepared by the Office of neighborhood Involvement have NOT been
corrected, inspected or approved. A NOTICE OF CITY OF PORTLAND CODE
VIOLATION AND POSSIBLE LIEN AGAINST THE PROPERTY will be re-filed
against the property once the pending sale or refinancing has been completed.
This document in no way affects the liens against the property. The sole
purpose of this document is to facilitate a sale or refinancing by providing
temporary satisfaction of a recording.
Previously published as ONI Policy Number E-45-2.
Effective September 1, 2004
Filed for inclusion in PPD September 30, 2004