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How to Use Online Permitting Tools

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Learn how to use the city's online permitting tools. Find instructions for getting various kinds of permits, such as trade, new construction and remodel permits. Get online permits documentation and instructions, learn how to use Development Hub PDX and submit permits online now.

Development Hub PDX online permitting system

Development Hub PDX is an online application system, where you can create an account, apply for a trade permit, make a payment, and schedule inspections. Click the links below to access step-by-step instructions for Development Hub. 

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Watch this training on how to submit a permit request on DevHub.

Submit permits online with the single PDF process

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The Single PDF Process offers a quick and easy way to upload and access plans.

Click here for the process overview and training materials related to applying for a permit using the Single PDF Process.

Complete a plan review online with PDX ePlans

PDX ePlans provides a convenient, central location for 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. 

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PDX ePlans applies to all process managed projects. Process managers are a group of bureau employees who help customers navigate the city permitting and construction process.

Click here for training materials related to working with electronic plan review and document management via ePlans ProjectDox. 

Still need help? Schedule a 15-minute appointment

If you have questions after reviewing the information on this page, we recommend you book a free 15-minute appointment with us.

This is an optional step. We're here for you if you have questions about the information and materials you need to apply.