Construction and development

Residential and commercial permitting, inspections, and code

News and Notices

Improvements coming to solar permit application process in Development Hub PDX

Beginning the evening of Oct. 12, customers will experience a more streamlined process to enable faster processing of solar permit applications.

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Provide your ideas on final draft of rules to address enforcement of erosion control during construction activity

The City of Portland is adopting a new Erosion and Sediment Control Enforcement Administrative Rule to accompany the adoption of the new Erosion and Sediment Control Manual and is requesting public comment on the proposed final draft of the rule.

Updated Public notice

SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - Mid-September 2022

Read our mid-September 2022 e-newsletter for an update on the water main replacement project happening along SE Lambert and 19th Avenue.


Have a passion for architecture, development and public spaces? Consider joining the Portland Design Commission

The City of Portland is seeking applications for an interested person to serve a four-year term on the Portland Design Commission. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are due Wednesday, Oct. 19.

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No administrative appeals considered during week after Thanksgiving, Christmas 2022

There will not be a weekly Administrative Appeals Board meeting held during the weeks of November 28 and December 26, 2022.

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Construction and Maintenance

Fall 2020 to spring 2021 (vegetation monitoring continues through 2024)
Spring 2016 through Winter 2023
Fall 2018


Metro Bond + TIF Opportunity Solicitation (M-BOS) - Fall 2022

The M-BOS invites development partners to submit proposals for affordable rental and homeowner housing to meet Portland’s goals for the Metro Housing Bond and N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy. Proposals will be accepted for four sites: two owned by PHB, one by Kaiser Permanente and one by Metro.

Bids and Proposals

Upcoming Events

Willamette River Crossing Project Update - Homestead Neighborhood Association

Homestead Neighborhood Association will host the Willamette River Crossing project team to give a general overview and update, including the project’s goals and benefits as well as what to expect during construction.

7:00 pm 9:00 pm
Neighborhood Association Meeting
Available Online
This graphic shows a profile view illustration of downtown portland and the central east side, with the Hawthorne Bridge crossing the river between them. The Willamette River Crossing pipe carries water underneath it all.

River Community Advisory Committee Meeting

The River Community Advisory Committee is a citizen advisory body comprised of six members who represent a variety of interests relating to floating structures. It assists with the development of procedures and administrative guidelines for implementing city code relating to floating structures.

11:00 am 12:00 pm
Public Meeting
Available Online

2022 M-BOS Mandatory Developer Information Session

Fall 2022 solicitation: Development Teams wishing to be considered through this M-BOS must have at least one team member attend. Please register through the Zoom link in the event description.

3:00 pm 4:30 pm
Public Meeting
Available Online