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Follow these guidelines to submit a permit application under current zoning code before July 31, 2021

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Changes to the City of Portland's zoning code will go into effect on Aug. 1, 2021. Learn more about how to submit a permit application if you wish to have the current zoning code apply to your project.
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The Portland City Council adopted the Residential Infill Project in December 2020. In April 2021, the City Council adopted the Shelter to Housing Continuum code package. On July 1, the City Council adopted the Design Overlay Zone Amendments project. All three projects will change the zoning code on Aug. 1, 2021.

To submit an application under the current zoning code, please follow all the guidelines listed below:

  • Submit a complete permit application that meets submittal requirements via Development Hub PDX by 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2021; and

  • Respond to requests for more information from Permitting Services, Planning and Zoning and/or Life and Safety review groups. Delayed responses might mean missing the deadline; and

  • Pay intake fees in full before 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021.

If you can't apply using Development Hub PDX, please schedule an appointment to drop off your application in person.

To submit a paper application under the current zoning code, please follow all the guidelines below:

  • Bring a completed application package that meets submittal requirements to the Bureau of Development Services, at 1900 SW 4th Ave., no later than 3 p.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021. Get instructions to schedule an appointment for in-person drop off;and

  • You must respond to any requests for more information you may receive from Permitting Services, Planning and Zoning and/or Life and Safety review groups. Delayed responses might mean missing the deadline; and

  • You must pay intake fees in full before 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021

Get the complete permit requirements online.

Applications submitted and completed by these dates are subject to the zoning code in effect before Aug. 1, 2021.

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