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Submit Plans Online - Electronic Plan Review (PDX ePlans)

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.

Prescreen Submission via DevHub 

Permit requests should be submitted via the DevHub system. Your application package will be reviewed by a permit technician to check that the information you provided meets the minimum standards. Click here for more details

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

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.

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 to get more information about using ProjectDox. 

Accessing ProjectDox

Access ProjectDox

General Information


Uploading Documents to ProjectDox

Project Set-Up

Resubmitting Corrections


Trade Permit Type Overview