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Residential Electrical Permits

Find out how to get an electrical permit for a 1–2 family home and schedule an inspection. Get all required forms for a residential electrical permit including the electrical permit application. Review what you need to install new outlets or light fixtures, run new wiring or update a fuse box.

The form takes 15 minutes to complete. Permits are issued after payment.

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Trade Permit Information (Electrical, Mechanical & Plumbing)

Development Services

phone number503-823-7363

Monday through Friday from 8 am - 5 pm. Leave a message with detailed information.

Residential Inspections

Development Services

phone number503-823-7388

Monday through Friday from 8:15 am - 3:45 pm. Leave a message with detailed information.

fax number503-823-7693

Requests for Inspection and Inspection Results

Development Services

phone number503-823-7000

Automated Line - Requires an IVR or permit number