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Services and Information for Construction and development

This application is for building permits, site development permits and zoning permits.
The Facility Permit Program (FPP) is designed to serve customers with on-going interior tenant improvements where facility maintenance, upgrade and renovations are frequent.
Get helpful tips for presenting testimony at a public hearing.
Annexation is the process of changing municipal boundaries to bring adjacent unincorporated areas into an existing city, typically to provide urban services not presently available. Properties must be within the municipal boundary of the City of Portland to receive City services.
Central City in Motion is PBOT's effort to plan, prioritize, and implement transportation improvements in the city’s core. This planning effort prioritized eighteen projects, including new pedestrian crossings, bus lanes, and bikeways.
About the Bureau of Development Services (BDS)
The Downtown-Old Town Sewer Repair Program is a multi-year and multi-million-dollar investment to assess the condition and capacity of the aging public sewer system serving Portland's Downtown and Old Town neighborhoods and to construct the necessary repairs and upgrades.
The Central City 2035 project, its timing and related efforts.
The City of Portland is developing proposals to address tree preservation during development activities.
Purpose, background, timeline, and contact information for the SW Corridor Inclusive Communities project.
Learn more about the Alternative Technology Advisory Committee.
The Budget Advisory Committee evaluates the bureau’s budget request.
The Building Code Board of Appeals is authorized under Portland City Code 24.10.080 and the State of Oregon Structural Specialty Code.
Get information about mission of the Development Review Advisory Committee.
Learn more about the Electrical Code Board of Appeals.
The Mechanical Board of Appeals determines the suitability of alternate materials and types of construction and provides for reasonable interpretations of the provisions of the Mechanical Code.
The Plumbing Code Board of Appeal consists of three members appointed by the Mayor.
General information about the POPS Customer Advisory Committee.
General information about the River Community Advisory Committee.
General information about the Structural Engineering Advisory Committee.