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The Bureau of Development Services promotes safety, livability and economic vitality through efficient and collaborative application of building and development codes.
Development Services Center
1900 SW Fourth Avenue
First floor lobby
Portland, OR 97201
This service provides an option for Bureau of Development Services (BDS) customers who want to obtain information about development. Interested customers pay a $77.50 fee for a 30-minute Time Certain Appointment online on Microsoft Teams with a BDS Staff person.
The Administrative Rule provides guidance on implementing Title 29 of the Portland City Code (PCC), which governs property maintenance regulations related to minimum property maintenance standards within the City of Portland.