Municipality Location and General Contact Information

1221 SW 4th Ave
Portland OR 97204
Building Department information for City of Portland, OR

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City of Portland, OR - Building Department Information

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

Building and Related Codes and Amendments

The follwing information is compiled from the City of Portland, OR official website.

State Building Codes and Administrative Rules

State Building Codes and related Administrative Rules and interpretations are listed below.

City Codes

BDS administers the following City Codes:

City Administrative Rules

Administrative rules clarify the intent of Portland City Codes or create standards to comply with Portland City Codes.

Code Guides

Code guides provide answers about the application of specific codes.

Permit Information and Forms

The follwing information is compiled from the City of Portland, OR official website.

Construction code regulations affect all construction and most site development activity. This page contains links to identify current permit and inspections types, and code related information and services. Select from the following topics.

General Information

Site Development/Sanitation Permits

The Site Development Program oversees plan review and inspections related to stormwater, sanitation, erosion control, tree preservation and environmental soils.

Residential Permits

Links to information for new construction and improvements to structures built under the Oregon Residential Specialty Code such as houses, duplexes and townhouses. Select the project type that applies to you.

Commercial Permits

Links to additional information for commercial projects including tri-plexes, apartments, condominiums developments with three or more attached units and other commercial projects. Select the project type that applies to you.

Facility Permit Program

Facility Permit Program is designed to serve customers with ongoing interior tenant improvement work where facility maintenance, upgrade and renovation is frequent.

Electrical, Mechanical & Plumbing Permits

Permits to install, replace, or repair electrical, mechanical, plumbing fixtures or systems.


Inspections on industrial, commercial, residential and single family construction projects. Select the inspection type that applies to you.

Signs & Other Permits

Permits related to sign installation, zoning and running a business out of your home.

Structural Engineering

Code, standards and design criteria

Licensing Information

The follwing information is compiled from the City of Portland, OR official website.

Set Up a Business in Portland

Licenses and Permits

Permit processes for various City business regulations

Additional Information

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