Pay for City of Portland payments online and by phone. Get all the information you need to make a payment now. Learn more about applying for permits, making payments and scheduling inspections online.
Pay for a permit online
You can pay for commercial and residential building permits (in 'Application' and ‘Approved to Issue’ status), electrical, mechanic and plumbing permits, and a variety of temporary use and miscellaneous permits online using Development Hub PDX.
Pay for a permit by phone
You can make a payment over the phone by calling our Make Payments by Phone number.
Payments for other development permits, such as Zoning Permits, Site Development Permits, and Development Review Permits, can be made online via a private link that will be sent to customers by Permitting Services staff when the permit is ready to be issued. When going to this link, please make sure you have the permit IVR number, and the total fees due.
Learn more about online applications, inspections and permits
You can use Development Hub for other activities, too. Learn more:
|Bureau||Permit / Fee Type||Apply Online||Pay Online||Schedule Inspections Online|
|BDS||Commercial Building Permit||No||Yes||No|
|BDS||Residential Building Permit||No||Yes||No|
|BDS||Land Use Review||No||Yes||No|
|Urban Forestry||Self-Issued Pruning||Yes||Not Applicable||Not Applicable|
|Urban Forestry||Removal / Replant Permit||Yes||Yes||Not Applicable|
|Urban Forestry||Root Pruning||Yes||Yes||Not Applicable|
|PBOT||Street Use Permit||No||Yes||No|
|PBOT||Public Works Appeal||No||Yes||No|
|PBOT||Minor Improvement Permit||No||Yes||No|
|Civic Life||Noise Variance||No||Yes||No|
|Civic Life||Noise Complaint||No||Yes||No|
|Fire & Rescue||Fire Systems Permit||No||Yes||No|
|BES||ROW Sewer Connection||No||Yes||No|
|BES||ROW Sewer Repair||No||Yes||No|
|BES||Systems Development Charges||No||Yes||No|
|Water||Domestic Services||No||Yes||Not Applicable|
|Water||Fire Services||No||Yes||Not Applicable|
|Water||Water Mains||No||Yes||Not Applicable|
|Water||System Development Charges||Not Applicable||Yes||Not Applicable|
|Water||Miscellaneous Fees||Not Applicable||Yes||Not Applicable|