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Quick links to applications for building permits, trade permits and zoning permits. Get step-by-step instructions for how to apply for a permit. Find out what to include with your application to make sure it is complete. Then, apply for a permit online or in person with an appointment.
Learn more about the City of Portland's zoning adjustment review process. Get all required forms and apply for an adjustment review.
We offer flexible loans for eligible properties to perform environmental cleanup. Nonprofit organizations may be able to access these funds as grants.
We offer financial assistance for eligible properties to receive environmental site assessment reports. Projects must demonstrate financial need and community benefit. Please give us a call to find out if your project is eligible. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
The Home Repair Loan Program provides a 0% interest loan to help eligible homeowners with low and moderate incomes make improvements and upgrades to continue living safely in their homes. How to apply.
Learn more about the City of Portland's environmental review process. Get the land use review application and the early assistance application.
Contractors interested in bidding as a prime on a public improvement projects with an engineer’s estimate of $500,000 or greater, must be prequalified with the City of Portland.
Learn more about land use review and final plat applications in the City of Portland. Find out where to send your application.
Discover how to become a Certified Deconstruction Contractor
Prosper Portland helps local businesses figure out the right programs for their needs. Our programs address:

• Tenant and façade improvements
• Buying equipment
• Property development & rehabilitation
• Buying real estate
• Improving credit
• Property feasibility study
• Working capital
Learn more about the Cascade Station/Portland International Center Plan District Traffic Impact Analysis. Get a land use review application and read more about land use services fees.
A Central City Parking Review is a land use review for parking in the Central City Plan District. Get a land use review application and more information about this land use review procedure.
Learn more about the Central City Plan District Open Space Height Transfer Review. Get required applications and other helpful information.
Checklist and submittal requirements for prescriptive installations of solar photovoltaic and solar water heating systems.
Learn more about when you need to apply for Conditional Use Review. Get required forms for a conditional review like the application for land use reviews. Learn more about conditional use review requirements and prepare a proposal for conditional use.
​​​​​​​Design advice requests (DAR) are a form of early assistance and a way to get feedback on early design concepts before a land use review. An applicant may request design advice from the Design Commission. You may also request design advice from the Historic Landmarks Commission.
Learn more about when you need to apply for design review. Get all required forms for a design review like the application for land use reviews, the early assistance application and the Certificate of Compliance. Learn more about design review requirements and approval criteria.
Get help with a new project proposal in the City of Portland. Find the early assistance application and review a land use fee schedule.
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.
Learn more about the City of Portland's greenway review process. Get the land use review application and the early assistance application.