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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

Customer Assistance

Development Services Center Appointment

This program provides a new alternative to DSC customers to obtain information about development.

Public Records Access

Information on the public records BDS maintains and how to request them.


Development Liaisons who are committed to helping customers navigate the City permitting and construction process.

Lunch & Learn Series

Lunch and Learn is a Bureau of Development Services community education program.

Living Smart Houses

Living Smart House Designs

BDS Customer Survey

BDS Customer Survey

Subscriber Services

You can subscribe free and online to a selection of BDS publications such as newsletters, bulletins, seminars, and press releases.

Translated Web Pages

Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese


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