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Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300

TTY : 503-823-6868

1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

Early Assistance

Pre-Permit Zoning Plan Check

Allows proposed projects or sites to be reviewed for compliance with the zoning code prior to applying for a building permit.

Pre-Application Conferences

Pre-application conferences occur prior to submittal of a land use review to advise and inform applicants of the procedural and substantive requirements.

Early Assistance Zoning & Infrastructure Bureau Review

Early Assistance Requests aid the applicant in preparing a complete project proposal, inform them of the procedures and requirements of the city code, and identify policies or regulations that create opportunities or problems for the proposal.

Design Advice Requests

Optional request for design advice from the Design Commission or Historic Landmarks Commission prior to submitting a Type III Design Review or Historic Resource Review.

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