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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

State Codes & Rules

State Building, Energy, Fire, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing codes in force in the City of Portland are listed below:

Residential (one and two family dwellings, townhouses and rowhouses):

Commercial (including structures containing three or more dwelling units):

Mechanical Code:

Electrical Code:

Plumbing Code:


Archived State Codes

These are prior editions of codes that are no longer in effect, and are included here for reference only.

Copies of the Codes

Copies of the codes may also be viewed and purchased at the following locations.

Useful Links

Links and related information

Heartbleed Security Notice

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