Limited in-person services in the Development Services Center, at 1900 SW Fourth Avenue, will be available, mostly by appointment only, beginning the week of July 18. Learn more about the new features, hours of operation, and mandatory appointment scheduling.
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In response to new energy efficiency requirements within the 2021 Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code, the Bureau of Development Services requires additional information as part of each commercial building permit application for new construction or addition to conditioned space.
Commissioners Ryan and Mapps and the Permit Improvement Task Force Announce the Permit Timeline Dashboard
The Permit Timeline Dashboard delivers on Commissioners Ryan’s and Mapps’ promise to increase transparency in citywide permitting, use data to guide permit improvement, set measurable goals, and stay accountable to Portlanders.
City of Portland, ReBuilding Center partner to provide donated building materials to low-income property owners
“From Excess to Access” program offers construction materials to help property owners meet building codes.
Regularly scheduled Design Commission Hearings are the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.
Regularly scheduled Historic Landmarks Commission Hearings are the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month.
The Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) is an advisory body representing those with interests in the outcome of policies, budgets, regulations, and procedures that affect development review processes. Its meetings are regularly held on the third Thursday of the month from 8 to 10 a.m.