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COVID-19 Risk Level for Multnomah County: Lower Risk
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Regional chlorine shortage: Portland water remains safe to drink

A regional chlorine shortage has disrupted supplies. The Portland Water Bureau is monitoring the situation and evaluating our supplies and procedures. Get updates.

Apply for Building Permits, Trade Permits or Zoning Permits

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Quick links to applications for building permits, trade permits and zoning permits. Get step-by-step instructions for how to apply for a permit. Find out what to include with your application to make sure it is complete. Then, apply for a permit online or in person with an appointment.

Get everything you need to submit a completed application: 

The webpages include step-by-step application instructions and links to apply online (if available). 

You can apply online for a permit or drop plans off in person with an appointment. You can also learn more about the permit review process