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710 NW Wall St
Bend OR 97701
Building Department information for City of Bend, OR

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City of Bend, OR - Building Department Information

The following Building Department information is available for City of Bend, OR

Building and Related Codes and Amendments

The Community Development Department Code Library contains codes, policies, and procedures that guide city staff in providing services to the community.  Please select from the list below to view the contents of the various codes.


Building Safety
Accessibility Standards - 2010 OSSC amendments effective March 1, 2012
Bend Building Code - Title (9) Building provisions of the Bend Code
State Building Code - Oregon Specialty Codes by discipline


Development Code - Planning, allowed uses, land divisions, change of uses, site plans, etc.
Comprehensive Plan - Bend's policies governing planning
Historic Preservation Codes and Regulations - Historic preservation, districts, and structures 
Planning Commission By-Laws - Rules governing the Planning Commission
System Development Charge Ordinances - Impact fees for developments, deferrals


Engineering Specifications - Improvements in the public right-of-way, streets, utilities, etc.

Part V - Construction Observation and Inspection Requirements Revised 2015
Grading Ordinance - Earth moving and grading


Nuisance Ordinance - Flammable vegetation, trash, discarded vehicles, and other nuisances
Sign Code - Signs in the City of Bend
Wood Stove Removal - Removing existing wood stoves


Permit Information and Forms

Building Safety and Permit Services Applications and Forms

Applications & Forms

Commercial Certificate of Occupancy Commercial Submittal Requirements Checklist Construction Permit Application
Deferred Submittal Agreement Demolition Permit Application Electrical Permit Application

Electrical Plan Review Information Sheet

       Final Inspections Process Fire Alarm Checklist
Fire Sprinkler Affidavit Fire Sprinkler Checklist Grease Interceptor Checklist
Maintenance Agreement- Single       Owner (Dependent) Maintenance Agreement- Single       Owner (Independent) Manufactured Dwellings Checklist
Manufactured Home Placement Application Mechanical Permit Application- Commercial Mechanical Permit Application- Residential
Moisture Content Acknowledgement Form Permit Extension Application Phased Approval Processing      Application
Commercial Plumbing Application Request for Records or Information Residential Energy Checklist- New Construction (Large Additions)
Residential Energy Checklist-       Remodels (Small Additions)      Residential Submittal Requirements Checklist Revisions & Deferred Submittal Application
Septic Authorization Form Solar PV & Solar Hydronic & Wind Generation Permit Application Solar PV & Solar Hydronic Systems Installation Checklist
Spa Questionnaire Statement of Accessibility        Compliance Submittal Requirements
System Development Charge      Application Temporary Change of Occupancy Submittal Requirements Type 1 Hood Permit Checklist
Water Meter Application Residential Plumbing Application  Fire Alarm Replacement Worksheet 
Statement of Compliance  Statement of Compliance Multiple Owner Site Improvement Construction Permit Application
Site Work Submittal Requirements     

Permit Fee Loan Program Forms

Fair Credit Reporting Act Disclosure- Permit Fee and/or SDC Loan Revolving Loan Application  SDC Loan Application 

Inspection Checklist

Final Building Inspection Checklist Footing Foundation Inspection Checklist Framing Inspection Checklist
Insulation Inspection Checklist Underfloor Post & Beam Inspection Checklist  

Special Inspection Program

Special Inspection Agreement Special Inspection Program     Information  

Building and Engineering Permit Status

The City of Bend's online service for building and engineering customers provides the ability to check the status of permit applications and schedule inspections.  Permits may be accessed from any computer with Internet access; whether at home, the office , or on the road.

Access Your Permit


How do I check the status of a permit?

1)  Select Select Permit in the left-hand menu.

2)  Input your application number and pin, click Submit.

3)  Select Plan Tracking Status.

4)  Under Action Summary you  can follow your permit through the process.  The process steps are:

IR - In Review
AP - Approved
CO - Completed
HD/HPZ - On Hold


How do I schedule an inspection?

1)  Select on Schedule / Cancel Inspections in the left-hand menu.

2)  Input your application number and pin, click Submit.

3)  Select Schedule and Inspection or Cancel an Inspection.

4) Select a type of permit to schedule.

Note: Schedule everything but electrical on the BLDG Permit section and only electrical on the ELEC Permit section.

5) Select an existing inspection or Schedule an inspection not on this list.

6) Select Change if the current date is not accurate.

Note: Inspections can be scheduled until 11:30 PM for the next business day.

Licensing Information

Business Licenses

Business Registration Application

The City of Bend's online services for business registrations provide the ability to apply for a new registration, renew an existing registration, pay for registration fees, and update registration information.

To continue with our online services, choose one of the options below.

Business Registration Form

Renewal and Payment

If you prefer, you can also mail or hand-deliver your application form. Once received by the Community Development Department Permit Center, the application will be reviewed and processed. Typically business registrations are issued within 2 weeks of submittal of a completed application form and required payment. 

For information on the Business Registration Program, please click the link to the left. If you have questions, or for more information, please call (541) 388-5580 or .

Additional Information

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