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In all cases, the responsible party (Respondent) must be provided notice that there is a problem. They must be provided with a reasonable time period in which to correct the violation(s). This notice may be as simple as a visit from a Code Enforcement officer or other authorized City employee, or as difficult as sending notice via certified mail or the filing of a formal citation against those who refuse to answer their door or pick up certified mail. Regardless of the type of service for the Respondent(s) in your particular case, please rest assured that your complaint is important and is being handled in an appropriate manner.
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Yes. See Chapters 8.08 and 8.20.160 of the Municipal Code.
No. Maintaining the sidewalk and curb in good repair is the responsibility of the abutting property owner. Please contact Development Services for standards and permit information at 503-722-3789.
The adjacent property owner is responsible for the maintenance of street trees and the planting strip. Limbs should be trimmed over the sidewalk to allow for safe passage for pedestrians and over the street to prevent property damage to vehicles.
Yes. A business license is required, and should be carried on their person at all times. A property owner may decide they do not want solicitors and post their property accordingly. A property owner may request anyone leave their property, regardless of it being posted 'No Soliciting'. Failing to provide a business license may be turned in to business licensing at 503-657-0891. Non-emergency police may be called at 503-655-8211, should a solicitor refuse to leave a property.
In an effort to minimize losses in cart inventory due to stolen property and to prevent assessed fines through City ordinances, the Northwest Grocery Association has teamed with NW Cart Retrieval Service. They have taken a proactive approach and developed a solution to the growing problem of abandoned shopping carts. Call NW Cart Retrieval at 888-552-2787 (888-55-CARTS) to report abandoned carts in your community.
Yes, provided they are parked on an approved surface, are not sight obstructions, currently tagged and registered to a resident at the same location.
It is unlawful for any person to park or store any trailer, camper, mobile home, boat, trailer house, motor home or other recreational vehicle on any street, alley or highway, or other public place.
No. It is unlawful for any person to park or cause to be parked, any truck, truck trailer or large commercial vehicle in or on any street, alley, sidewalk or parking strip in areas where no mode of parking is indicated by signs or markings for a longer period of time than 3 hours at any one time unless said equipment is being used for some purpose in connection with the property immediately in front of which the vehicle is parked.
No. If someone in the subdivision is violating a provision of the Association's bylaws, it is the responsibility of the Association to initiate legal action. The only regulations the Code Enforcement Department can enforce are state, county, and city laws.
No. Property line disputes are considered a private matter between 2 private property owners.
Yes. Oregon City prohibits the storage of trash, debris, abandoned equipment and inoperable vehicles and/or parts on private property.
Yes, provided it is behind the front façade of the home, not visible from the public right-of-way and items stored meet municipal standards.
Yes. You should contact Development Services at 503-722-3789 for further information. You can also visit the Right-of-Way (ROW) Street Permits page for further information.