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Pay for Permits Online and by Phone

Pay for a development services permit online or by phone. Get all the information you need to make a building permit payment by phone now. Learn more about applying for permits, making permit payments and scheduling inspections online. You can pay for many trade permits online.

Pay for a permit online

You can pay for commercial and residential building permits (in 'Application' and ‘Approved to Issue’ status), electrical, mechanic and plumbing permits, and a variety of temporary use and miscellaneous permits online using Development Hub PDX.

Pay for a permit by phone

You can make a payment over the phone by calling our Make Payments by Phone number. 

Payments for other development permits, such as Zoning Permits, Site Development Permits, and Development Review Permits, can be made online via a private link that will be sent to customers by Permitting Services staff when the permit is ready to be issued. When going to this link, please make sure you have the permit IVR number (often called the permit number), and the total fees due.

Learn more about online applications, inspections and permits 

You can use Development Hub for other activities, too. Learn more about permits you can purchase online and how to make payments online here


Make Payments by Phone

Development Services

phone number503-823-5161

Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - noon and 1 - 3 p.m.

Permitting General Information

Development Services