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September 22, 2023
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OSFM hosting a series of town hall meetings on 2022 Oregon Defensible Space Code Development

SALEM, Ore. - The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is hosting a series of town hall meetings about the 2022 Oregon Defensible Space Code, its development, timelines, and upcoming 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 the code based on the framework established through SB 762. To continue gathering public input from Oregonians, the OSFM is hosting a series of 17 community town halls across Oregon. 

The meetings will be in Sunriver, Bend, Sisters, Prineville, and Madras. Dates and times for each meeting are: 

  • August 16 at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Sunriver, Three Rivers School Gym, 56900 Enterprise Drive 
  • August 16 at 5:30 – 7 p.m., Bend, Sky View Middle School Cafeteria, 63555 NE 18th Street 
  • August 17 at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Sisters, Sisters Community Room, Sisters Fire, 301 S Elm Street 
  • August 17 at 5:30 – 7 p.m., Prineville, Crook County High School Auditorium, 1100 SE Lynn Blvd 
  • August 18 at 5:30 – 7 p.m., Madras, Madras Performing Arts, 412 SE Buff Street  

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

The OSFM has a section on its website dedicated to the defensible space code development process. To learn more:  defensible space code requirements. 


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