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PDX ePlans (Electronic Plan Review)

PDX ePlans (Electronic Plan Review)

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PDX ePlans is an electronic plan review and document management system used by The Bureau of Development Services (BDS).

PDX ePlans provides a convenient, central location for development groups (including applicants and City reviewers) to communicate and complete the entire plan review process online. From the initial application to final approved plan sets, you can get the job done with PDX ePlans.

Current Service Level

The Single PDF Process provides applicants and reviewers a quick and easy way to access plans and keep processes moving during the COVID-19 crisis. Click here for more details

Working with PDX ePlans and ProjectDox

This page is a comprehensive index of the resources and information applicants need before, during, and after submitting permit applications using PDX ePlans.

Learn how to login for the first time and upload drawings or documents using the City of Portland's electronic plan review system, PDX ePlans.
Applying for a permit online? In this video, applicants will learn the file naming standards required to upload drawings for their projects on the City of Portland ProjectDox ePlans Website.

ePlans Applicant Training Videos

Visit the Applicant Training Videos page

Accessing ProjectDox

Logging in to ProjectDox

Access ProjectDox

ProjectDox on Windows

ProjectDox on Mac

ProjectDox on iPad

ProjectDox on Android

General Information

PDX ePlans FAQs

Getting Started with PDX ePlans


Preliminary Intake Checklist

Upload Process

Project Set-Up

Applicant User Guide

File Naming Standards

View Only Users

Resubmitting Corrections

Applicant Resubmit Checklist

Applicant Resubmit Guide


Trade Permit Type Overview

Electrical Trade Permits Applicant Quick Steps

Signs Permits Applicant Quick Steps