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Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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The following are a list of codes and rules enforce in the City of Portland and administered by the Bureau of Development Services (BDS).

State Codes & Rules

Includes list of state building codes currently in effect and link to online codes.

How to Request a Code Change

To request a change to the City Codes that BDS administers and enforces, send us an email and choose “Code Change Recommendation” in the subject menu.