Learn more about electronic plan review (PDX ePlans). Find out how to apply for permits online and what to include with your permit application. Includes helpful videos about how to sign in and upload drawings and documents and how to name files. Get checklists and general info about ePlans.
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.
Prescreen Submission via Development Hub PDX
Permit requests should be submitted via the Development Hub PDX system. Your application package will be reviewed by a permit technician to check that the information you provided meets the minimum standards. Learn more about the permit review process.
Once a permit technician has accepted your submittal package for ePlans ProjectDox, you will receive an email instructions on how to upload plans and documents.
Single PDF process- for permit requests with less than 35 pages
If your submitted permit request is 35 pages or under, you may qualify for a different process, such as the Single PDF Process. The Single PDF Process is being offered to qualifying projects as a quick and easy way to upload and access plans. 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.
ePlans Applicant Training Videos
Visit the Applicant Training Videos page to get more information about using ProjectDox.