Most City of Portland offices will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.
Bureau of Development Services proposes fee changes, effective July 1, 2023
Learn more about the proposed fee changes and how you can share your views.
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Follow these requirements to submit a permit application under fees in effect before July 1, 2023
Fees for building permit applications are proposed to change. Follow these guidelines to submit a permit application under the current fees.
Interim noise control rule on construction activities due to heat
Effective May 15, 2023, construction activities may begin at 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday without a noise variance when the temperature predicted by the National Weather Service is expected to exceed 85 degrees Fahrenheit by 3 p.m.
City Council allows deferral of system development charge payments for new housing units
The new temporary policy is one tool to incentivize the development of needed housing.