Using Portlandmaps.com to Check a Permit Status
- Go to the Bureau of Development Services Permit/Case Search website.
- Type in any of the following to find your permit:
- Click "Submit"
- Click on the applicable permit/case number
- The permit status is listed under "Status"
Common Urban Forestry Statuses
|Application received by electronic submittal, awaiting processing
|Application processing, under review and/or awaiting inspection.
|Waiting on Customer
|Application incomplete or information needed from applicant to continue processing.
|Approved Pending Public Notice
|Permit request is tentatively approved, waiting on public notice period to close.
|Decision is being appealed by the applicant or member of the public.
|1. Application was not complete and request expired, or 2. Permit issued and 365 days have passed; permit is no longer valid.
|Tree Planting Has been inspected and approved. All permit conditions have been met.
Permit applicants will receive an email notice with an estimated permit decision timeframe when application processing begins. For notices and updates that may impact service. please see News and Alerts.