Earthquake FAQ

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  • Earthquake Preparation

    • What can I do to make my house more earthquake safe?

    • Is my house, apartment building or business built to withstand an earthquake? What about schools, hospitals or senior care facilities?

    • What is the Hillsboro Building Department doing to prepare for a possible major earthquake?

    • How would the Hillsboro Building Department respond after a major earthquake?

    • Does it require a building permit to do a seismic retrofit?

    • Who can do the work to make my house or building more earthquake safe?