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Construction code regulations affect all construction and most site development activity. This page contains links to identify current permit & inspections types, and code related information and services. Select from the following topics.
The Site Development Program oversees plan review and inspections related to stormwater, sanitation, erosion control, tree preservation and environmental soils.
Links to information for new construction and improvements to houses, duplexes and two-unit. Select the project type that applies to you.
Links to additional information for commercial projects including tri-plexes, apartments, condominiums developments with three or more attached units and other commercial projects. Select the project type that applies to you.
Facility Permit Program is designed to serve customers with ongoing interior tenant improvement work where facility maintenance, upgrade and renovation is frequent.
Permits to install, replace, or repair electrical, mechanical, plumbing fixtures or systems.
Inspections on industrial, commercial, residential and single family construction projects. Select the inspection type that applies to you.
Permits related to sign installation, zoning and running a business out of your home.
Code, standards and design criteria
Ponds, water features, swimming pools and hot tubs
Please call the Public Works Permitting hotline at 503-823-1987 for more information about the process.
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