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Inspection Codes and Reference - Interactive Voice Response (IVR)

A complete list of inspection codes to schedule an inspection with the City of Portland using the automated inspection request line.

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General information about scheduling inspections

If tree preservation is needed on your approved plans, inspection #507 must be approved before you can request any other inspections.

If disturbing the ground, you must have Inspection #200 approved before digging. before inspection for setbacks, footings and foundation.

Inspection #210 must be approved before permit final approval. 

To search by keywords in the list below: Press control+F or command+F to search for your IVR number (often called the "permit number") or permit type in the list below. If you are on a mobile device, tap on your browser’s menu button (three lines or three dots), which should reveal the “Find in page” or similar search function.

Using the Interactive Voice Response (IVR System) to schedule inspections

Press:
1    Schedule an Inspection
2    Cancel or Reschedule an Inspection
(1 & 2 Don’t hang up without a confirmation number)
3    Obtain Inspection Results
4    Obtain Plan Review Status via FAX
5    Obtain Fax Back Documents
6    >Obtain a List of Scheduled Inspections by IVR Number
0    >Speak with Inspection Section regarding your inspection or to obtain your IVR number
*    Listen to General Information
#    Hang Up

Building (RS or CO) inspection codes

507 - Tree Preservation
200 - Pre-Construction Erosion Control
205 - Interim Erosion Control
210 - Permanent Erosion Control Measures
215 - Setbacks
220 - Footings
225 - Foundation
226 - Foundation Drain
227 - Grounding Electrode (RS only)
230 - Concrete/Reinforcing
235 - Slab/Flatwork
238 - Radon Mitigation 240 - Underfloor/Post & Beam
245 - Waterproofing (RS Only)
250 - Masonry/Reinforcing
255 - Masonry Fireplace
260 - Shear walls (use 270 for CO permits)
265 - Firewall Nailing (use 275 for CO permits)
270 - Framing
275 - Wallboard Attachment
277 - Ceiling Grid 280 - Insulation/Vapor Barrier
285 - Roofing
288 - Demolition
290 - Temporary Occupancy
295 - Other/Consultation
299 - Final - Structural (RS Only)
487 - BES On-Site Stormwater Facility Eval
510 - Tree Preservation/Env Zone
990 - Final - Grading (RS Only)
992 - Final - Subsurface (RS Only)
999 - Final Permits (CO, RS - to final job)

Electrical (ET) inspection codes

105 - Rough-in - Electrical
107 - Cover Electric In-Floor Heat
110 - Underground-Electrical
111 - Electrical Service Reconnect
115 - Temporary Electrical Service
120 - Permanent Electrical Service
125 - Low Voltage/Alarm
135 - Hot Tub/Spa/Swimming Pool
140 - Industrial Plant
145 - Circuits/Feeders
150 - Generator/Transfer Switch
155 - Other/Consultation - Electrical
199 - Final - Electrical

Mechanical (MT) inspection codes

600 - Underfloor/Post & Beam, Mechanical
605 - New Gas Piping/Pressure Test
610 - Extend Gas Piping/Pressure Test
615 - Gas Line Tag
617 - Hydronic Piping (Closed/Open Loop)
620 - Rough-in Mechanical
625 - Wood Stove/Pellet Stove/Decorative Appl
630 - AC/Furnace/Heat Pump/HVAC
635 - Kitchen Exhaust/Commercial Hood
640 - Oil Tank
645 - Vent/Chimney Liner
650 - Other/Consultation- Mechanical
670 - Oil Tank Pad
699 - Final - Mechanical

Plumbing inspection codes (RS and PT permits only)

300 - Post and Beam - Plumbing
305 - Underslab/Ground Work - Plumbing
310 - Rough-In/Top Out Plumbing
312 - Hydronic Piping (Open Loop Only)
315 - Shower Pan/Bathtub Test
320 - Fire Sprinklers
325 - Fixture Cap
330 - Drain Reversal
335 - Backflow Device (Water Supply)
337 - Backwater Valve (Drainage)
340 - Water Heater
345 - Water Service
350 - Sanitary Sewer
355 - Storm Sewer
360 - Sewer Cap
365 - Rain Drains
370 - Catch Basin
375 - Manhole
380 - Detention Facility
390 - Dry Well
392 - Sewer Connection
395 - Soakage Trench
396 - Medical Gas/Vacuum System
397 - Other/Consultation-Plbg
399 - Final - Plumbing

Development Review (DR) inspection codes

507 - Tree Preservation
200 - Pre-Construction Erosion Control
210 - Permanent EC Measures
487 - BES ON-Site Stormwater Facility Eval
555 - Code Compliance Inspection
842 - Decommission System (Pumped & Filled)
999 - Final Permit

Sanitation permits inspection codes

On-site sewage disposal permit

800 - Initial Advanced Treatment Technology
802 - Secondary Adv. Treatment Technology
804 - Final Advanced Treatment Technology
806 - Alternative System
808 - Initial Capping Fill
810 - Secondary Capping Fill
812 - Final Capping Fill
814 - Drainfield
816 - Gray Water Sump
818 - Initial Holding Tank
820 - Secondary Holding Tank
822 - Final Holding Tank
824 - Pressure Distribution
826 - Pumping System
828 - Redundant System
830 - Initial Sand Filter
832 - Secondary Sand Filter
834 - Final Sand Filter
836 - Septic Tank
838 - Steep Slope System/Disposal
840 - Tile Dewatering
842 - Decommission System (Pumped & Filled)
999 - Final Permit
842 - Decommission System (Pumped & Filled)
844 - Septic System Pumped/Drain Lines Staked
846 - Septic System Staked
848 - Test Pits Dug and Flagged

Sewer Permits (UC)

350 - Sanitary Sewer
842 - Decommission System (pumped & filled)
399 - Final Plumbing

Site Development permits (SD) inspection codes

507 - Tree Preservation
200 - Pre-Construction Erosion Control
205 - Interim Erosion Control Inspection
210 - Permanent Erosion Control Inspections
487 - BES On-Site Stormwater Facility Eval
500 - Site Development Inspection
510 - Tree Preservation/Env Zone
512 - Clearing Limits
514 - Landscape Mitigation/Env. Zone Planting
516 - Pedestrian Pathway/Trail
518 - Retaining Wall Footing
520 - Retaining Wall Forms/Reinforcing
522 - Site Grading
524 - Stormwater Culvert/Riprap
526 - Trench Backfill Compaction
530 - Private Street Curb Setback
532 - Private Street Subgrade
534 - Private Street Base Rock
536 - Private Street Base Lift
538 - Private Street Top Lift
540 - Private Street Sidewalk/ADA Ramps
542 - Private Street Signage
544 - Street Light Base
546 - Street Light Pole
550 - Private Street Final Inspection
990 - Final - Grading
999 - Final Permit

Manufactured homes inspection codes

120 - Permanent Electrical Service
200 - Pre-Construction Erosion Control
210 - Permanent Erosion Control measures
227 - Grounding Electrode
337 - Backwater Valve (Drainage)
487 - BES On-Site Stormwater Facility Eval
605 - New Gas Piping/Pressure Test
625 - Wood Stove/Pellet Stove/Decorative Appl
630 - AC/Furnace/Heat Pump/HVAC
700 - Footing Form/Okay to Pour
706 - Foundation Blocking
708 - Tie Downs
710 - Sewer Connection Outside
714 - Water Service
716 - Electrical Feeder
722 - Heating Duct
728 - Enclose/Install Perimeter Foundation
730 - Perimeter Foundation
740 - Rain Drain System
742 - Stormwater Disposal
756 - Garage/Carport Final
299 - Final - Building
199 - Final - Electrical
699 - Final - Mechanical
399 - Final - Plumbing
999 - Final Permit

Zoning (ZP) inspection codes

487 - BES On-Site Stormwater Facility Eval
555 - Final - Code Compliance Inspection

Sign permits (SG) inspection codes

400 - Sign Footings
405 - Electrical Service - Sign
410 - Sign Structure
999 - Final Permit

Miscellaneous inspection codes

440 - Adult Care License

Contact

Commercial Inspections - Electrical

Development Services

phone number503-823-7304

Monday through Friday from 8 am - 4 pm. Leave a message with detailed information.

Commercial Inspections - Plumbing

Development Services

phone number503-823-7302

Monday through Friday from 8 am - 4 pm. Leave a message with detailed information.

Commercial Inspections - Structural & Mechanical

Development Services

phone number503-823-7303

Monday through Friday from 8 am - 4 pm. Leave a message with detailed information.

Residential Inspections

Development Services

phone number503-823-7388

Monday through Friday from 8:15 am - 3:45 pm. Leave a detailed message.

fax number503-823-7693