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Re: [TowerTalk] tower permit for Portland OR

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] tower permit for Portland OR
From: Dave Cole <>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 18:03:37 -0700
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On Wed, 2012-08-22 at 23:21 -0700, CHUCK BARROWS wrote:
> I am trying to get a permit to erect a US Tower TX455, 55' tower at my home 
> in SW Portland.  The City of Portland Development Services is asking for 
> several items to prove that the tower conforms with the "Oregon  Specialty 
> Structural Code and/or other city, state, and federal requirements".  I have 
> purchased drawings and documentation from US Towers which will hopefully 
> satisfy most of  the 8 items they have listed.  One item I would like to push 
> back on is the requirement to hire an inspection company to verify that the 
> steel and welding are correct.  The gentleman I talked to at City of Portland 
> Bureau of Development Services said they would expect the the inspection 
> company visit US Tower to verify their manufacturing procedures and that 
> their welders are qualified.  This seems like overkill to me given that the 
> tower in question is an off the shelf item. I would like to hear from anyone 
> that has got a tower permit in the city of Portland in the past couple of 
> years. Ch
>  k, K7BVT 
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