How to prepare your submittal
The Public Works Process relies on plans to review, build, and inspect the permitted jobs. To understand what is required in submitting your concept, find example plan submittals, title blocks and standard notes, please review the Plan Preparation for Public Works Permitting page.
Find commonly used technical resources for public works permitting projects including transportation, signals and street lighting, streetcar, sewer, stormwater, trees, and water manuals and standards, please review the Manuals and Standards for Public Works Permitting page.
Complete the documents required for a concept development submittal. These documents will need to be uploaded as part of your online submittal.
Submit initial Concept Development applications and Concept Plans using the online form (link below). This will require a portlandoregon.gov account. After log-in, the form will prompt you to add project information and attach required forms and plans.
The checklist in the online form is intended as a general guide to accept or reject plans into the public works permit review process. City staff may request additional information specific to the project before concept development plan intake can be completed.
Concept Development Submittal (online form)
If you don't have a portlandoregon.gov account. Sign up for a free portlandoregon.gov account to access the online submittal form.
Once the Concept Development package is submitted, an automated message will be sent confirming that the plans were submitted successfully.