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News Release
OSFM to Host Town Hall Meetings on Oregon Defensible Space Standards - 08/25/22

SALEM, Ore. - The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is hosting a series of town hall meetings about the development of the defensible space code, timelines, and opportunities for community input. 

The OSFM is working through a public process with the Oregon Defensible Space Code development committee, a diverse group of stakeholders, to develop a set of standards based on the framework established through SB 762. In addition, to continue gathering public input from Oregonians, the OSFM is hosting a series of 17 town hall meetings across Oregon. 

The upcoming meetings are in Detroit, Albany, and Wilsonville. The dates and times for each session are: 

  • August 30 at 5:30 – 7 p.m., Detroit, Detroit Lake Community Center, 345 Santiam Ave W
  • August 31 at 5:30 – 7 p.m., Albany, Linn County Fairgrounds, Conference Rooms 1-3, 3700 Knox Butte Rd
  • September 6 at 5:30 – 7 p.m., Wilsonville, Wilsonville Public Library, Oak Room, 8200 SW Wilsonville Rd

For a full schedule, please visit the Oregon Defensible Space webpage. 

To learn more about the defensible space code development process, click here.


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