Find out if you can pay for a permit or plan review application online, by email or in person. Where to apply depends on the permit type. Learn where to send a specific type of permit application request and where to purchase a permit.
In-person drop-off is limited. Read more about how to set up an appointment to drop off permit plans in person.
Search Portland.gov for a project type to find out what to include with your application to make sure it's complete. For example, "Commercial Alteration" or "Residential Decks."
Where to apply or pay for BDS (Bureau of Development Services) permits, applications and reviews
Pay for services from other City bureaus on Development Hub PDX
Urban Forestry (UF) payments
Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) payments
|Transportation||Temporary Street Use Permit|
|Transportation||Public Works Appeal|
|Transportation||Minor Improvement Permit|
Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) payments
|Environmental Services||ROW Sewer Connection|
|Environmental Services||ROW Sewer Repair|
|Environmental Services||Special Circumstances|
|Environmental Services||Systems Development Charges|
Fire & Life Safety payments
|Fire & Life Safety||Fire Systems Permit|