Face coverings are required in indoor public spaces and many outdoor spaces. State policy
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Development Services is migrating to Portland.gov
You'll find pages on our new website and on our old website as we work on moving content to our new website. For Development Services information not yet migrated, visit our old website. BDS City employees may also visit the Employee Portal to find employee forms and resources.
Apply for building permits, trade permits and zoning permits online or in person. Includes permit revisions, deferred submittals and electrical, plumbing and mechanical permits. Submit a building permit application and pay for permits in person or online with Development Hub PDX.
Apply to have building permit and land use fees waived. BDS fee waivers are based on financial hardship and low income. Nonprofit organizations can also apply for building permit and land use fee waivers. Find what to include in your BDS fee waiver request and where to send your fee waiver request.
Request a permit revision from the City of Portland. Get a permit revision for a building permit. Get permit revisions for other types of permits. If you need to make changes to a project after you got a permit, you need to submit an application for a permit revision.
This webpage has information on how to get a solar permit, applicable rules, solar permit application forms and permitting fees. Get the checklist and submittal requirements for prescriptive installations of solar photovoltaic and solar water heating systems and more applications for solar permits.
Find out if you can pay for a permit or plan review application online, by email or in person. Where to apply depends on the permit type. Learn where to send a specific type of permit application request and where to purchase a permit.